Guidebook for Killarney

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Guidebook for Killarney

Sightseeing

Beautiful house in magnificent surroundings with lots of walks or you can take a traditional jaunting car (horse carriage) around the lakes to Torc Waterfall.
17 locals recommend
Muckross House & Gardens
17 locals recommend
Beautiful house in magnificent surroundings with lots of walks or you can take a traditional jaunting car (horse carriage) around the lakes to Torc Waterfall.
Incredible coastline with stunning beaches, good for surfing & has a resident dolphin called Fungie
48 locals recommend
Dingle
48 locals recommend
Incredible coastline with stunning beaches, good for surfing & has a resident dolphin called Fungie
Built by O'Donoghue Mór in the 14th Century. Ross is one of the finest restored 14th century castles in Ireland. The interior is refurbished in the style of the 17th century.
44 locals recommend
Ross Castle
44 locals recommend
Built by O'Donoghue Mór in the 14th Century. Ross is one of the finest restored 14th century castles in Ireland. The interior is refurbished in the style of the 17th century.
The Gap is a narrow mountain pass between Mac Gillycuddy Reeks (to the west) and the Purple Mountain (to the east) it is approximately seven miles (or 10 km) the hike takes less than two hours
31 locals recommend
Gap of Dunloe
31 locals recommend
The Gap is a narrow mountain pass between Mac Gillycuddy Reeks (to the west) and the Purple Mountain (to the east) it is approximately seven miles (or 10 km) the hike takes less than two hours
Great panoramas over public parkland from high point - Lough Leane, islands, mountains. May have been a pagan site superceded by a Christian settlement before Saint Patrick.
Aghadoe
Great panoramas over public parkland from high point - Lough Leane, islands, mountains. May have been a pagan site superceded by a Christian settlement before Saint Patrick.
Particularly dramatic immediately after extended period of heavy rain. Up stepped pathway for 200m to lake panorama through conifer woods.
Dunloe
Particularly dramatic immediately after extended period of heavy rain. Up stepped pathway for 200m to lake panorama through conifer woods.
Good for hikers + can walk across the mountain on the old Kenmare Road, but would need transport at the other side to pick you up. Lots of easier marked hikes on this mountain also.
15 locals recommend
Torc Mountain
15 locals recommend
Good for hikers + can walk across the mountain on the old Kenmare Road, but would need transport at the other side to pick you up. Lots of easier marked hikes on this mountain also.
Nice hike up to the the Devil's Punchbowl.
Mangerton Mountain
Nice hike up to the the Devil's Punchbowl.
Everyone
26 locals recommend
Ring of Kerry
26 locals recommend
Everyone
It is a great spot for fishing and recreational boat trips, surrounded by the stunning landscape of the McGillicuddy Reeks. The highest mountain in Ireland -Carrantuohill- can be seen from west shore
Caragh Lake
It is a great spot for fishing and recreational boat trips, surrounded by the stunning landscape of the McGillicuddy Reeks. The highest mountain in Ireland -Carrantuohill- can be seen from west shore
The falls are one of the landmarks on the 200 kilometre Kerry Way walking tour, and are encompassed in the Killarney National Park.
19 locals recommend
Torc
19 locals recommend
The falls are one of the landmarks on the 200 kilometre Kerry Way walking tour, and are encompassed in the Killarney National Park.
A monastery was founded on Innisfallen in the 7th century & it became a seat of learning, the remains of the 12th century Augustinian priory and small 11th -12th century Romanesque church still remain
Innisfallen
A monastery was founded on Innisfallen in the 7th century & it became a seat of learning, the remains of the 12th century Augustinian priory and small 11th -12th century Romanesque church still remain

Entertainment & Activities

Muckross Farm is wonderful for children & adults alike, a step back in time to how things were done in olden days .....
56 locals recommend
Muckross House
56 locals recommend
Muckross Farm is wonderful for children & adults alike, a step back in time to how things were done in olden days .....
Good for walk down by river to lake & Ross Castle + has childrens playground
Knockreer
Good for walk down by river to lake & Ross Castle + has childrens playground

Food Scene

Beautiful location right on the lake shore, you can sit outside weather permitting soaking up the scenery & the food's great too
8 locals recommend
The Lake Hotel
8 locals recommend
Beautiful location right on the lake shore, you can sit outside weather permitting soaking up the scenery & the food's great too
Wonderful wholesome restaurant with great shopping in wonderful location
6 locals recommend
Avoca Moll's Gap
6 locals recommend
Wonderful wholesome restaurant with great shopping in wonderful location
Wonderful food in fantastic ambience
15 locals recommend
Bricín Restaurant and Boxty House
26 High Street
15 locals recommend
Wonderful food in fantastic ambience
Great fish restaurant and cheap
21 locals recommend
Quinlan's Seafood Bar
77 High Street
21 locals recommend
Great fish restaurant and cheap
Best local made ice-cream
Murphys Ice Cream
37 Main St
Best local made ice-cream
No pasta or pizza here. If you are looking for high end delicious authentic Italian cuisine go here.
Italian Cuisine
17 St Anthony's Pl
No pasta or pizza here. If you are looking for high end delicious authentic Italian cuisine go here.

Drinks & Nightlife

Great family pub for meeting people, everyone seems to have time to chat here + they do good pub grub
14 locals recommend
The Laurels Pub & Restaurant
14 locals recommend
Great family pub for meeting people, everyone seems to have time to chat here + they do good pub grub
Music 7 nights a week mostly traditional Irish & sometimes country. Do not recommend for food.
Danny Mann Pub
97 Eviston House Hotel New St
Music 7 nights a week mostly traditional Irish & sometimes country. Do not recommend for food.
Very old traditional cottage at the start of the Gap of Dunloe tour, has good pub food during the day & very good restaurant at night time. Also has traditional music most nights.
9 locals recommend
Kate Kearney's Cottage
9 locals recommend
Very old traditional cottage at the start of the Gap of Dunloe tour, has good pub food during the day & very good restaurant at night time. Also has traditional music most nights.