Places to Visit in Kerry
Wild Atlantic Way
We are right in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way.
The magnificant Skellig Island lies 8 miles off the coast of Portmagee in South West Kerry. Rising from the sea, Skellig Michael is 218 meters above sea level. On the summit of the awe-inspiring rock you will find a remarkably well preserved 6th century monastic settlement. On the spectacular Small Skelligs 23,000 pairs of gannet nest on every available ledge making it the second largest gannet colony in the world. A visit to this major tourist attraction is a must and may well be the highlight of your holiday.
Dingle & Blasket Island
There are so many things to see and do on the Dingle Peninsula from almost 2000 archaeological sites around Dingle town and Sleah Head to spotting ‘Fungie’ the resident bottle-nosed Dolphin who has lived in Dingle Harbour since 1984.
A visit to the Blasket Islands of the Dingles Peninsula is a unique cultural experience. The majestic Blasket Islands is a walkers paradis and the ferry ‘Blasket Princess’ departs from Dun Chaoin (15km west of Dingle town).
Killarney is only 25 miles from Glenbiegh and is renowned for it’s natural beauty. Killarney National Park is well worth a visit stretching over 10,000 hectares of lakes, valleys and woodlands. Situated around one of the 3 lakes is Muckross House and Gardens, ideal for walkers, cyclists or hill walking enthusiasts.
Other places of interest in Killarney are, Torc Waterfall, Ross Castle and the Gap of Dunloe.
Kerry Bog Village
The Kerry Bog Village museum located on the Ring of Kerry gives people an insight into how people lived in the 18th centuary. The only reconstructed pre-famine village in Europe and you can drop into the pub next door the Red Fox for an ‘Irish Coffee’.
The surf fishing beach at Rossbeigh Beach will find you Flatfish and Bass with the possibility of Ray in calm weather and the occasional marauding Tope also recorded every season.
The Village of Glenbeigh
Glenbeigh is a truly magical place often referred to as “The Jewel in the Ring of Kerry”. It is the ideal holiday location.
Visit the Glenbeigh website here.