Killarney offers a wealth of visitor activities and attractions including the famous lakes.

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17/05/2020

KILLARNEY 

Outdoor Activities 

Killarney National Park & Muckross Estate

Muckross House and Gardens is Kerry’s premier visitor attraction and represents the focal point of Killarney National Park. Ireland's oldest National Park includes the world famous Lakes of Killarney, as well as the stunning mountains and woodlands that surround them. 

Ross Castle

Located on the edge of Killarney’s lower lake and Ross Castle was built by O’Donoghue Mór in the 15th century. The Castle then came into the hands of the Brownes who became the Earls of Kenmare and owned an extensive portion of the lands that are now part of the National Park 

Torc Waterfall

The famous Torc Waterfall, at a height of some 70 to 80 feet, is fed by the Owengarriff River which rises in “The Devil’s Punchbowl” on nearby Mangerton mountain. 

Ring of Kerry

Explore the stunning beauty of the Kingdom of Kerry taking in the Wild Atlantic Way as you travel along the route. 

Kerry Way Trails

Take a walk along The Kerry Way which covers a wide variety of terrain, that includes the firm footing of tarmac roads to more rugged sections out on wild mountainous countryside.

The Gap of Dunloe 

The Gap of Dunloe is a beautiful narrow mountain pass forged between the MacGillycuddy Reeks and Purple Mountain by glacial flows. The river running through the gap is the river Loe from which gives the Gap gets it's name.

Shopping 

Killarney Outlet Centre 

The Killarney Outlet Centre offers a choice of shops under one roof, including a Nike factory store and a Blarney Woollen Mills store. 

 

 

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