The cottages are conveniently located just a short walk outside the town of
Killorglin, with all it's shops restaurants and bars. Cromane beach is just 10 minutes drive away and Rossbeigh beach just 20 minutes.
Walks from the cottages afford breathtaking views of the McGillycuddy Reeks, Castlemaine Harbour and Inch beach. Killorglin town is a peaceful setting for a holiday and there is lots to see and do.
Killorglin and its surrounding areas offers a wide variety of walking routes from quiet country walks to coastal walks to
"The Kerry Way" and the ascent of Ireland’s highest mountain – Carrauntoohill. Other mountain walks include the McGillycuddy Reeks , Slieve Mish and Glencar.
The town is well known for its numerous lakes which provide idyllic fishing grounds such as Lough Nakirka for trout fishing and Caragh Lake for Salmon. As well as lake fishing there is also river and sea fishing available on the Laune river and Ballykissane Pier, respectively.
Like nearly every town in Kerry there are a number of Golf courses close by including
Beaufort Golf Club,
Dooks Golf Club,
Dunloe Golf Range and
Killorglin Golf Club itself, (just 5 minutes away from the cottages)
There is a number of Equestrian Centres around Killorglin offering pony trekking along the strand or indeed up more hilly terrain.
Killorglin is an ideal place for cycling and bikes are available for hire locally on a daily or weekly basis.
Just 20 minutes from the cottages lies
Rossbeigh beach; a sandy Blue Flag beach seven kilometres in length which is ideal for swimming, windsurfing, sailing, horse-trekking, sea fishing, shore fishing and many other water sports and activities.
Killorglin is located at the gateway to the Ring of Kerry. This is a world famous scenic drive around the Iveragh Peninsula which takes you through such quaint and picturesque towns as Glenbeigh, Cahirsiveen, Waterville,
Sneem, Kenmare and Killarney.
There is a
great selection of restaurants which appeal to most tastes and price ranges. The selection varies from high class seafood restaurants serving local produce to good quality Italian and Chinese food. There is plenty of hearty pub grub available, some beautiful bistros’, cafés‘ and quality fast-food outlets.
There is a good selection of shops and market stalls providing local fish and fresh country produce and the local supermarkets supply almost everything you could need to create your own gourmet delights should you choose to dine in.
There are plenty of pubs to be found in the town of Killorglin serving creamy pints of
Guinness to locals and holiday makers alike. Many play traditional music throughout the year and offer a lively atmosphere. Should you just want a quiet drink there are plenty of establishments to cater for you too.
Killorglin is a spirited town which is situated on a hill and is best known for one of Ireland's oldest, longest and probably most unusual
of celebrated festivals - Puck Fair.
This annual fair is held on the 10th, 11th and 12th of August every year and honours an event during 17th Century Ireland when a stampede of wild goats ran through the town warning the residents of the approach of Cromwell's Army. In celebration of this event a goat is enthroned on a pedestal 20ft up in the air and honoured for three days and three nights. The town really celebrates this historical event in style with a number of outdoor concerts, parades, fun fairs and other events.
To make your stay in our beautiful cottages even more enjoyable, we have
put together a folder listing many of the local attractions, and
places to visit, this is waiting for you on arrival.