B & Bs
Bed and Breakfast Ireland. Killarney B&B
Accommodation guide .
With its three famous lakes and great mountain
ranges, Killarney in County Kerry Ireland has been the inspiration of poets and painters
over many centuries.
The Killarney National Park is
internationally renowned both for its scenic beauty and scientific interest. Added to the
beauty of the three main lakes are many other lakes in the folds of the mountains,
numerous picturesque cascades and, rising to the west of the valley, the peaks of
MacGillicuddy's Reeks. There are many walks and trails around Killarney ranging from a two
hour tourist trail around the town itself to the 215km (135 miles) long distance walking
route ("The Kerry Way") from Killarney around the Ring of Kerry.
Visitors can enjoy various day trips around the area. The
Gap of Dunloe Tour is highly recommended and discovers Killarney at its mystical best,
Torc Waterfall is one of the finest waterfalls in Ireland and Ladies View offers some of
the most spectacular views of the Killarney valley. Visitors without their own transport
can travel in the traditional jaunting-cars, water buses or in modern coaches around the
With cars having access only to Muckross House car park, the
Muckross and Dinis Tour is best done by jaunting-car, bicycle or on foot. The 21km (13
miles) round trip has some of the finest and most beautiful scenery in the country and
affords magnificent views of the Lake District.
There are many places of interest and of historical
importance to visit in Killarney, such as waterfalls, churches and monuments; the town is
an excellent centre for shops and cinema and for the sporting enthusiast there is angling
and water sports, golf, riding, orienteering and canoeing and much more' for the evenings
there are singing pubs, banqueting, cabarets, dancing and drama.