Outdoor Swimming

14 fabulous wild swimming spots in Kerry

If wild swimming is your thing, welcome to paradise! With beautiful beaches, secret coves, mountain lakes and rolling rivers, Kerry has it all. Here are just some of our favourite spots. Water temperatures range from around 6º to 18º C.   1. Caragh Lake … Read More

kerry cycling

Top 5 cycling routes that will drain your legs, but fill your soul

With the MacGillycuddy Reeks (Ireland’s highest mountain range) and Wild Atlantic Way right on your doorstep, Kerry has it all for the avid road cyclist. Escape into vast and winding valleys, feel the fresh ocean breeze on your face and challenge yourself … Read More

kerry golf

Kerry golf – 4 fabulous courses in Southwest Ireland

Whether you just fancy a round or two, or you’re planning your next golfing holiday with friends, Kerry has some amazing courses for you to chose from. With Killorglin right at the centre of the four most famous of these – Dooks, … Read More

kerry dark sky reserve

6 ways to make the night skies sparkle!

On a clear night, the spectacle of stars over Caragh Lake is simply breathtaking! Just on the edge of the Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve, one of only three Gold Tier Dark-Sky Reserves in the world, it’s a fantastic spot for some serious star gazing. … Read More

kerry in winter

Kerry in winter – 10 reasons we love it!

We love Kerry in winter and here our top 10 reasons why.   1. Blustery beaches Leaning into the wind, waves pounding and the taste of salt on your lips. Fantastic! With the most Blue Flag beaches in Ireland (alongside … Read More

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

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

SUP in Kerry

SUP in Kerry – 4 amazing places to paddle

SUP in Kerry is simply amazing. With mountain lakes, rolling rivers and the open ocean to chose from, what more can you ask for? Since we moved back we’ve been out pretty much every weekend exploring different places. These are our current top four. 4. … Read More

water caches

Water caches on the lake

Over the past few weeks we’ve been out on the boards hiding a few water caches on and around the lake. The plan is to create a series of five or six, half an hour to forty five minutes paddle between them, each … Read More