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The Ring of Kerry

Killarney Royal Hotel is luxurious 4 star hotel situatedin the heart of Killarney Town, ideal for touring the famous Ring of Kerry inCounty Kerry Ireland. The Ring of Kerry is a tourist trail route in CountyKerry regarded as one of the most scenic routes in Western Europe covering the179 km circular road starting from Killarney town, heading around the IveraghPeninsula and passing through Kenmare, Sneem, Waterville, Cahersiveen andKillorglin. Popular points include Muckross House (near Killarney), Staiguestone fort and Derrynane House, home of Daniel O'Connell. Just south ofKillarney, Ross Castle, Lough Leane,and Ladies View (a panoramic viewpoint), all located within Killarney National Park,are major attractions located along the Ring. A more complete list of the majorattractions that lie along the Ring of Kerry includes:

  • Gap of Dunloe 
  • Bog Village Bog Village
  • Rossbeigh Beach
  • Cahersiveen Heritage Centre
  • Derrynane House
  • Skellig Experience
  • Staigue Fort
  • Kenmare Lace
  • Moll's Gap
  • Ladies View
  • Torc Waterfall
  • Muckross House
  • The Blue Pool
  • Ross Castle
  • Ogham Stones
  • St Mary’s Cathedral
  • Muckross Abbey
  • Franciscan Friary
  • Kellegy Church
  • O’Connell Memorial Church
  • Sneem Church and Cemetery
  • Skellig Michael
  • Beehive Cells and the Stone Pillars marking an important grave

There is also an established walking path named The Kerry Way, whichtakes its own route, and a signposted Ring of Kerry cycling path which usesolder quieter roads where possible. The trail is over 200km long and is one ofthe longest signposted walking trails in Ireland. The Kerry Way roughly followsthe scenic driving route of the Ring of Kerry.

There are variations of The Ring of Kerry route which can take in St. Finian'sBay and Valentia Island which the official driving ring misses (the officialcycling route takes in Valentia island). The Ring of Kerry has much to offer interms of attractions and amazing coastal scenery. Not only does it have some ofEurope's finest beaches, but also offers the Gap of Dunloe, Bog Village,Derrynane House, the Skellig Experience Valentia Island, Molls Gap, TorcWaterfall, Muckross House and Ross Castle. There is so much to see and doin Kerry and the Ring of Kerry route is definitely a must.


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Killarney Royal Hotel, College St, Killarney Town, County Kerry, Ireland. V93 XC90
Tel : +353 64 6631853 Fax: +353 64 6634001 Email:

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