County Kerry Travel Guide

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County Kerry Travel Guide

County Kerry Local History

Known as 'The Kingdom' County Kerry comprises four peninsulas. The Kerry Head, 7 miles long, The Dingle Peninsula, 40 miles long, The Iveragh Peninsula 30 miles long and The Beara Peninsula which is shared with County Cork.

The entire county is made up of many towns and villages, all with their own history to tell.

County Kerry Attractions

County Kerry Shopping

Mucros Craft Centre Muckross House With a weaver's workshop and working pottery this studio-cum-shop continues the craft traditions of the county.

Christy's Irish Stores Killarney From hand knitted and hand loomed sweaters, tweeds, crystal, china and pottery and all true to Ireland is where to find the perfect gift to take back home.

Anu Design Killarney Specialising in jewellery, stationery and clothing with Celtic inspired historic symbols, is a fascinating shop to visit.

County Kerry Activities

Dingle Ocean World Overlooking the Dingle Harbour here you can experience a journey through the Peninsula's ancient sea culture from pre-Christian times to the present.

Derrynane Beach With miles and miles of sparking sands and dunes, this area will keep the kids playing for hours.

County Kerry Parks & Gardens

Ceann Sibeal Dingle A traditional championship golf course with each hole carved from the natural landscape in one of the most unspoiled parts of Europe.

Torc Mountain Muckross Lake The mountain provides spectacular views of the Killarney Lakes and nearby MacGillycuddy's Reeks, a mountain range. Start your walk at the Torc Waterfall parking lot and follow the trail through the woods.

Killarney National Park This area is ideal for hiking. There are four signposted nature trails all with wonderful views, woods, gardens and lakes.

County Kerry Beaches

Castlegregory - The village has one of the longest beaches in Ireland stretching for 14 miles, with magnificent scenic views of mountains and the ocean.

Rossbeigh Glenbeigh Pointing out into Dingle Bay this 5 kilometre beach with fine solft sand is said to be one of the best in Ireland. It is safe for swimming, surfing and horse riding.

Ballybunion Beaches They are popular with surfers, canoeists and swimmers with well trained life guards keeping an eye on everyone. The tides and currents in this area can be quite treacherous.

County Kerry Restaurants and Bars

This county has it all. From fish and seafood to heavy, delicious stews and soups, soda breads and pastries the Irish know how to cook and enjoy their food.

County Kerry Restaurants

Nick's Seafood Restaurant Bridge Street Killorglin Nick will have you inside and seated before you've realised what's happened. Hail and hearty with a wonderful sense of humour, this restaurateur serves some of the best fish and seafood in the area and straight off the boats.

McDades Restaurant Castle Street Tralee Popular with locals and tourists alike McDades serves great steaks, burgers and stews, all at reasonable prices. Their seafood menu is also worth trying.

Kate Kearney's Cottage Killarney For the best in traditional Irish food and drink, this quaint cottage with it's restful ambience is the place to try if you're looking for the genuine thing in Irish cuisine.

County Kerry Bars & Clubs

Molly Darcy's Muckross House One of Killarney's best traditional pubs, with thatched roof, stone walls, open fireplaces, friendly and efficient staff and an ambience that will have you wanting to come back for more.

Tatler Jack's Killarney To really mix with the locals, this pub is where it's at. Traditional music and ballads are sung on most evenings and Gaelic is the language of choice.

The Small Bridge Dingle Built on a stone bridge with stone floor and rustic interior this pub is popular with locals and tourists alike. The atmosphere is friendly and loud and everyone gets into the spirit of the traditional Irish music.

County Kerry children's activities

Dingle Ocean World Overlooking the Dingle Harbour here you can experience a journey through the Peninsula's ancient sea culture from pre-Christian times to the present.

Derrynane Beach With miles and miles of sparking sands and dunes, this area will keep the kids playing for hours.

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