cosy pubs reeks district

Cosy pubs and winter walks

After a brisk blustery walk, we sometimes stop off in a nearby pub for a drink on the way home. A pint of Guinness or hot whiskey in front of an open fire on a winter’s evening – there’s nothing … Read More

fishing caragh lake

Fishing with the kids!

Fishing on Caragh Lake with your kids or grandkids can be absolutely amazing – the excitement in their eyes as they reel in their first trout; the delight as they taste their own catch… memories are made of this! It … Read More

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