North & West Kerry has 7 Blue Flag beaches - Inch, Ventry, Magherabeg (Maharees), Fenit, Banna, Ballyheigue and Ballybunion. There are endless opportunities for beach walks, surfing, swimming, sailing, kayaking and castle building.
Looking for a different night out? Enjoy a night at the dogs in Tralee- Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays. Only a short stroll from the Meadowlands Hotel.
Kerry County Museum
An absolute treat, Kerry's county museum has excellent interpretive displays on Irish historical events and trends, with an emphasis on County Kerry.
The National Folk Theatre, Siamsa Tíre hosts a wide variety of events throughout the year. Contemporary theatre, dance, classical music, comedy and literary events feature on a year round programme.
Climb to the top of Blennerville Windmill and experience the workings of a traditional windmill.
Blasket Island Eco Marine Tours
Whale, dolphin & bird watching eco tours on the Dingle Peninsula.
Dingle Distillery is Ireland’s first purpose-built distillery for a new whiskey in over 200 years.
Dingle Brewery is newly opened and a great place to try Tom Crean’s and have a chat with the brewer. There is also a visitor centre, gift shop and tasting room.
Dúnbeg Fort is an impressive and elaborate example of a promontory fort. It is built on a sheer cliff which projects south into Dingle Bay.
The Gallarus Oratory is one of the finest examples of an Early Christian church in Ireland and is one of the most famous landmarks on the Dingle Peninsula.
Fenit Lighthouse offers a different maritime experience. A short 20 minute boat trip through breath-taking scenery will bring you onto an island with lots to explore.
Ardfert Friary is positioned in a secluded and peaceful location near Ardfert village.
Ardfert Cathedral is an early Gothic structure built of limestone in the 13th century.
The Seanchaí – Kerry Writers Museum
The Seanchaí – Kerry Writers Museum is a visitor attraction in the Heritage Town of Listowel which presents the works of the great Kerry writers in a unique audio-visual experience.
Listowel Castle stands on an elevation on a steep bank, overlooking the river Feale, above the location of a strategic ford.
Tarbert Bridewell served as a Courthouse & Jail. The Courthouse was used for the dispensing of justice and the cells and yards for the temporary confinement of prisoners prior to removal to the County Jail in Tralee.
Muckross House & Gardens
Muckross House and Gardens are the centre point of Killarney National Park. The house is a nineteenth century Victorian mansion set against the stunning beauty of the Mountains and Lake.
Ross Castle sits on the edge of Killarney's lower lake and was built by O'Donoghue Mór in the 15th century.
Take a boat trip from Ross Castle to Inisfallen Island, situated on Loch Léin, to visit the 7th century monastic settlement.
Torc Waterfall is a spectacular cascade as the water rushes off the mountain above. Continue up the steps at the side of the waterfall to see fine views of the lakes & mountains.