20 things to do in Killarney

  • Explore 26,000 acres of Killarney National Park and IT’S FREE!
  • Take a boat trip through the Lakes of Killarney to Lord Brandon’s Cottage and a pony and trap through the Gap of Dunloe.
  • Enjoy an invigorating hike up Torc Mountain for the best views of Killarney National Park.
  • Visit Muckross House – it’s the jewel in the crown of Killarney National Park.
  • Stroll through Killarney town and enjoy the food, the music and the craic!
  • Explore Muckross Abbey at sunset.
  • Take a selfie at Torc Waterfall.
  • Rent a bicycle and cycle around Muckross and Dinis.
  • Walk across the Old Weir Bridge at the Meeting of the Waters where the Lakes of Killarney meet.
  • Test yourself on ‘Cardiac Hill’ on the front face of Torc Mountain.
  • Go kayaking from Ross Castle in the tranquillity of the National Park.
  • Enjoy a round at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club.
  • Take a boat from Dundag across Muckross Lake to Dinis Cottage for refreshments.
  • Walk through the Mossy Woods and the ancient Yew Woods on Arthur Young’s Walk at Muckross.
  • Take a horse and carriage by the Lakes of Killarney.
  • Hike up Carrauntoohil – Ireland’s highest mountain with the assistance of a guide.
  • Go pony trekking.
  • Admire the statue of Monsignor Hugh O’ Flaherty, one of Killarney’s great heroes.
  • Go back in time at Muckross Traditional Farms.

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Testimonials

“Friars Glen was one of the highlights of our trip to Ireland located in a beautiful setting adjacent to the Killarney National Park. John and Mary were perfect hosts. The park is spectacular and Muckross Estate is a must see.”

P Kennedy, Payson, Arizona

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