Holiday Homes & Rentals in Killarney
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Holiday homes and rentals in Killarney
Planning a holiday in Ireland, why not book holiday homes in Killarney? There are spacious holiday homes with large compounds right in the middle of the enchanting Killarney National park. They all have well manicured lawns and great views of the natural landscape. Others are in upmarket areas such as Muckross with incredible views of the three lakes. Meanwhile, several holiday homes in Kerry Ring are near graceful streams and have balconies from which you can admire Ross Castle. Whatever choice you make, you are sure to enjoy the beautiful countryside and detach from modernity during the holiday.Spacious houses with modern amenities
The holiday homes in Killarney are very spacious often large enough to accommodate families or groups of up to 14 people. A good number of them are modern houses with the latest architectural designs and sleek interiors. Most of the holiday homes have large compounds and gardens where adults can rest while the children and pets play. You can also book country houses that feature traditional Irish designs with rustic interiors and terraces that blur the line between indoor and outdoor comforts. All the holiday homes have modern amenities such as parking, heating, internet, and washing machines.
Holidays in Killarney
The area and getting around
Killarney is a charming small city in the south of Ireland. The city is synonymous with Killarney National Park and the enchanting Lake Leane. It would be a good idea to start your adventure at Killarney National Park. The park is part of the national heritage site that includes Ross Castle and its surroundings. Watch out for herds of wild red deer roaming gracefully on the moorland. As you tour the park visit the Bourne Vincent Memorial Park, which is a tribute to the Bourne family that convinced the Irish government to convert the area into a national park. Pass by the Killarney House and marvel at its manicured gardens and the beautiful structures.Visit Muckross House Gardens
Make a stop at the Muckross House Gardens, which is a Victorian mansion located within the park. The magnificent building once hosted Queen Victoria and still enchants visitors with its lavish elegant walls partly covered with greenery. Sample its succulent gardens and marvel at the Muckross Lake whose shores are a stone throw away from the gardens. Then tour its traditional farms including the livestock and the machinery. Look out for the Labourer's Cottage, the Workshop, the schoolhouse, and the Blacksmith's Forge.
Travellers and activities
The Ring of Kerry is a guided trip that takes visitors to several sites including Killarney national park and the three lakes. It is a fun-filled adventure for the whole family that starts at Killarney town and takes tourists through a circular route full of wonderful sites. Visitors who join this seven-hour trip will experience the scenic Kenmare and Dingle Bays and the immaculate MacGillycuddy Reeks. Families can also row and kayak in the three lakes.Killarney for adrenaline junkies
Rent a bike and ride through the scenic countryside to the Gap of Dunloe. Continue pedaling and pass through Molls Gap and the Black Malley on the way back to Killarney town. The round trip is among the most popular biking routes in Ireland and attracts thousands of bikers every year. If you are not done, try the 6 mile Muckross Lake loop that offers stunning views of the Torc and the surrounding countryside with every turn. If you fancy hiking you can explore the loop walk around Ross Castle. The route includes visits to ancient copper mines with open shafts that are almost 5000 year old. Other sights to be had on the trail include the Library Points, incredible views of the three lakes and the Shesy, Purple, and Torc mountains.
Killarney National Park has several abbeys and castles because it belonged to the Muckross Estate until 1932.
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Muckross Abbey is a remarkable monument and a tribute to the glowing legacy of Irish architectural ingenuity. It includes a tower that stands out in the middle of a lush green compound dotted with tombs.2. Make a wish at the Gap of Dunloe
The spectacular Gap of Dunloe is a site behold with its glacier-carved landscape and a concrete bridge in the middle. Climb to the top of the bridge to make a wish while enjoying the panoramic views of Dunloe Castle and Ogham Stones.3. Visit Dingle Peninsula
The picturesque Dingle peninsula enchants visitors with its beautiful coastline, calm blue waters, and lush vegetation that create a view that is fitting of a postcard. Highlights of the tour include a stunning mountain landscape, the Gallarus Oratory, and Inch Beach.4. Tour Ross Castle
Ross Castle is a magnificent building consisting of a large tower house surrounded by smaller towers and enclosed by walls. General Ludlow fulfilled the prophecy that it would be attacked from the sea when he launched assaults from the Lower Lake in 1652.5. Stop at Torc Waterfall
The Torc Waterfall is a spectacular sight accessible by branching off the Ring of Kerry Road. Follow the precarious Cardiac Steps path to find the Owengarriff River roaring as it flows down the stepped fall.