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Make a holiday rental home or cottage in County Kerry, Ireland your home away from home

County Kerry lies in the south west of Ireland, where the mountainous peninsulas of Beara, Iveragh and Dingle strut into the Atlantic Ocean. County Kerry is an area of outstanding, wild natural beauty, with rocky headlands separating sandy coves and sheer, fearsome cliffs. Taking a holiday cottage in County Kerry does not simple allow you to see breath taking scenery, or walk down a beach, it offers you the opportunity to go fishing, cycling, play golf, discover the mysterious monuments of Ireland’s past and enjoy a pint with the locals.

Places to holiday in County Kerry, Ireland

Tralee is County Kerry’s bustling 800 year old capital and home to the famous Rose of Tralee festival every August. From the Tralee Mountaineering Club, routes to and guides to Carrantuohill, Ireland’s highest Mountain, can be found, as well as a number of excellent golf courses.

Killarney has been attracting large numbers of tourists to Ireland for many decades. It is a beautiful town encased by mountains and lakes, the majority of which falls within a Killarney National Park, which contains rivers, lakes, woods and a large number and variety of walking trails. Within the town, there are many fantastic rural Irish pubs, craft shops, excellent local restaurants and a magnificent range of self catering Kerry accommodation.

Things to do in County Kerry, Ireland

County Kerry is undoubtedly the most picturesque and dramatically beautiful corner of Ireland, and whether you are looking to rent a holiday cottage in County Kerry for the beauty and walking or whether you are looking for an activity holiday, County Kerry will have something to inspire and entertain. The Ring of Kerry on Iveragh Peninsula is renowned as the most picturesque drive in Kerry.

There are many historical sites of interest in County Kerry, including Gallorus Oratory, Staigue Fort, Derrynane House and Ardfert Cathedral, all of which can be seen on a tour from your self catering Kerry accommodation.

Golf is huge business in County Kerry, and there are a massive number of championship, links and pitch and putt golf courses to be found and enjoyed from a Kerry holiday cottage. Golf tours of County Kerry are hugely popular ways of seeing the sights in this corner of Ireland.

The fishing in County Kerry is legendary. The trout and salmon streams including the River Flesk, Laune, Inny and Cummeragh are just a few of the magnificent fishing rivers you can try from a self catering Kerry cottage. Alternatively, deep sea fishing and lake fishing on Muckross Lake, Lough Guitane, Lough Iskanamacteery or Lough Acoose are also particularly good.

Weather in County Kerry, Ireland

County Kerry is kept warmer than should be expected from a destination of its latitude by the Gulf Stream. Winter temperatures average a mild 7°C during the winter although rain is not entirely rare. Summers are warm averaging around 17°C.

Flights to County Kerry, Ireland

Located just 15 minutes from Killarney and with regular Ryanair and Aer Arann flights from London and Manchester (MAN) respectively, Kerry International Airport (KIR) is an excellent asset for reaching Kerry holiday rentals. Shannon International Airport (SNN) is also within 2 hours of County Kerry’s holiday cottages, and the airport receives daily flights from Southampton(SOU), Bournemouth (BOH) and a range of other airports throughout the UK and Europe. Flights to Shannon can be extremely cheap, or a train from Dublin to Killarney takes four hours.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great Location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Nice town house in a convenient location, short walk from the town center. The owner was very responsive and helpful. I would definitely stay here again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Great family memories made.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Can not speak highly enough of the superb accommodation and location, waking up every morning to the views of a blue inlet against the dark green and grey mountains was stunning, gutted to come back, kids loved the wild open space and cows next door!! Only very slight negative only Tralee golf club was in walking distance, all other pubs, attractions and Shops were made by car, but I suppose the first paragraph tells you why!! all in all definite 5 stars
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 04, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017