Tag Archives: Scenery

Killarney Walking Festival 2014

Killarney Walking Festival There are few places on Earth – never mind Ireland – more suited to a walking festival than Killarney. Not only does Killarney boast dense woodland and commanding peaks but the scenery  on offer when one is walking in Killarney is almost unparalleled. So with that in mind, the Killarney Walking Festival, which is being held between the 20th and 22th June, sounds like an absolute no-brainer. It’s new to Killarney’s summer calendar this year but with e ...

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Stargazing in South Kerry


Kerry’s Dark Sky Region As if anyone needed another reason to visit Kerry, a region in the very south of the county has received recognition from the International Dark-Sky Association as a dark sky region. This means that South Kerry has some of the best and most uninhibited views of the night sky that Ireland has to offer. The triangualar area stretches from Ballinskelligs to Caherdaniel to Droimid and it is now hoped that Kerry could become a popular destination on the astro-tourism map. Ast ...

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Three of Killarney’s Best Views You May Not Have Heard Of

Killarney Scenery While this blog may espouse the merits of Killarney’s nightlife, musical attractions and sporting events, fact of the matter is most people visit Killarney for the scenery. And what a reason to visit for, I may be bias, but I’d wager that Killarney has some of the most stunning scenery Ireland has to offer. You know that, of course, but do you know the best spots from which to enjoy the luscious Killarney scenery? Killarney Scenery 1. Knockreer House Not of the house, bu ...

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Lesser Spotted Killarney: The Copper Mines


If you’re a bit sick of the crowds around Muckross House or you want to avoid the throngs of people that engulf Ross Castle on a busy day, you should nip down to the Copper Mines. The Copper Mines are one of Killarney’s best kept secrets. They’re nestled in the bosom of a dense, deciduous forest that seems very removed from the usual hustle and bustle of Killarney. They’re only a short distance from Ross Castle however so you should have no problems finding them. There are two ...

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