Adventure Seekers, Treasure Keepers

Castles, Historic Houses & Historic Sites

As you travel around County Kerry, you can’t miss the many ruins, archaeological sites, castles, houses and historic sites linking you to the thousands of years of evidence of settlement in Kerry. 

Some of Kerry’s historic houses, like the magnificent nineteenth century Victorian Muckross House mansion, set against the stunning beauty of Killarney National Park, are owned by the state. Many historic Irish houses are open to the public as attractions and welcome daily visitors. 

Many historic sites in ruins can be viewed from stunning vantage points or as you make your way along Kerry's many tracks and trails.

World Famous Sites

Skellig Islands

Throughout the Dingle Peninsula / Corca Dhuibhne, you'll find the distinctive corbelled buildings, known worldwide as 'Beehive Huts.'

Kenmare Stone Circle

Located within walking distance of Kenmare town, this Stone Circle is well preserved and it is accepted to be the largest stone circle in South West Ireland.

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