Muckross House & Farm
Muckross House is situated close to the shores of Muckross Lake, amidst the beautiful scenery of Killarney National Park. The house is a focal point within the Park and is the ideal base from which to explore its terrain. Muckross Traditional Farms invite you to take a stroll down memory lane to visit Ireland in the 1930s and 1940s. This was a period before the widespread use of electricity, when all work was carried out using traditional methods. You will visit three separate working farms (small, medium and large), each complete with animals, poultry and horse drawn farm machinery. You will also visit a labourer's cottage, a carpenter's workshop, a harness maker and a blacksmith's forge. The interiors of the dwelling houses are furnished in the traditional manner, and include such items as the dresser, settlebed and mealbin.
Ring of Kerry
The Ring of Kerry passes through some of the most beautiful countryside to be found in all of Ireland. It is an area known throughout the world for its archaeological treasures, breathtaking scenery and charming hospitality. The route travels along quiet country roads, where possible, and passes through all the main towns and villages along the way.
The entire journey is 216km (134 miles) with 74km of the route on the main road and 143km of the route on minor roads
This exciting route is divided into seven sections:
Finish off your trip in a traditional Irish village, enjoy a meal in any Pub or Restaurant of your choice along the way.