I grew up with the smell of the lake and the feeling of the woods.

Steven Tyler
Food shops in Killorglin

5 favourite food shops in Killorglin

With a wide range of food shops in Killorglin to chose from, you should easily be able to find what you need to rustle up some delicious meals back at the house. Here’s where we tend to shop. Happy cooking and bon appetit. … Read More

The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.

Georges Simenon
wild swimming in Kerry

Wild swimming in Kerry – Caragh Lake Challenge calling!

Anyone fancy some wild swimming in Kerry? With so many beaches, rivers and lakes to chose from, you’re simply spoilt for choice! If you needed an excuse, the Caragh Lake Challenge is just a month away and entries close 13th of August. A fab opportunity to swim … Read More

seaside activities in kerry

Surf, sail and long sandy beaches

If you love the water there are some super seaside activities in Kerry to choose from. Here are just a few we thought you’d enjoy.   Horse Riding at Rossbeigh 10 minutes by car from Caragh Lake is Rossbeigh – a beautiful long … Read More

Fun for kids

5 fun activities for kids on and around Caragh Lake

Whether you’re staying right on the lakeshore or a bit further away, there’s a bunch fun activities for kids to chose from. Here are just a few of our favourites.   1. Getting out on the water! When there’s a lake nearby you’ve just got … Read More

Fish shop, fish mongers, fresh fish

Fresh fish – Our 5 favourites

If you’re on holiday in and around Killorglin there are some great places to get fresh fish. Simply cooked, served with potatoes, salad and a glass of white wine – what more can you ask for!? Here are our five favourites for everything … Read More

Looking out over the lake, I felt enveloped in the most peaceful, loving utopia.

Laurie Kahn

A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable

William Wordsworth
Walks in Kerry

Walks in Kerry – 4 fabulous loops near Caragh Lake

There are some wonderful walks in Kerry – through forests, up mountains and along beaches – so every weekend we’ll try and get out, exploring new ones or returning to old favourites. Here are our current top four – each of them looped, under two … Read More