Beaches

5 favourite nearby beaches

Here are our five favourite beaches, all of them only a short drive from Caragh Lake, each offering something totally different. … Read More

3 great places to take your kids climbing

Looking for fun outdoor activities for kids in Kerry? Here are three great places to take your cheeky monkeys climbing – high ropes, rock faces and Ireland’s longest rope bridge. … Read More

foraging

Wild garlic foraging – Our 4 favourite recipes

Take a stroll around Caragh Lake or the national park this time of year and it is impossible not to smell the beautiful scent of wild garlic. Growing amongst bluebells, wild garlic is easily identified and a great way to start … Read More

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. … 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. … 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