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

caragh lake

Caragh Lake loop – A fabulous drive, cycle or walk

Whether you’re staying at Caragh Lake House or you’re just passing through, this loop is a great way to see the beauty of the lake from all it’s glorious angles. Without stopping off (which of course you should) it’s about … 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

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

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

Kids and wet weather?

So the weather today can only be described as “wet and windy” and if you’re on holiday with kids that can sometimes throw a spanner in the works. Not here. Not today. 🙂 Geocaching is a great thing to do whatever the … Read More

Walking at Caragh Lake

Walking at Caragh Lake

I found this photo going through our old Flickr album a few months ago. What a truly beautiful place this is. We took it on a week back home in 2007 walking up Oulagh. Hope you enjoy the view.