Killorglin & Ring of Kerry
Local Activities in and around Killorglin
Killorglin features many award winning restaurants ranging from Steaks & Seafood, Fine Dining, to Italian, Pub Fayre & Tapas. Plenty to choose from to suit all palates.
With a host of traditional Irish pubs and bars featuring local traditional musicians and bands, Killorglin will entertain until the wee hours.
Killorglin is located in the heart of the Reeks District with hikes for every skills level at our doorstep. Whether you are looking for a family friendly hike up Strickeen or are looking to summit Ireland’s highest peak Carrauntoohil there are many hikes to choose from with plenty of fabulous rolling green hills. There are many guided hikes available, let us know what kind of hike you are interested and we can assist you in booking your next adventure.
The majestic McGillycuddy Reeks provide us with not only great hikes but amazing scenic bike routes! From a leisurely cycle from Killorglin to Cromane to the ultimate challenge of the Ring of the Reeks there is something for everyone.
Guided cycles are also available. Erwin is a cycling enthusiast so make sure to ask him for his top cycling tips!
Killorglin is the perfect base for the keen golfer with Killorglin Golf Club offering majestic views of Castlemaine harbour. Dooks Golf Club is a 10 minute drive and Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is a mere 15 minutes drive away with 2 championship courses and stunning views of the McGillycuddy Reeks mountain range and Killarney Lakes.
Waterville Golf Links, Kenmare Golf Club and Dingle Golf Club are an hours drive from the town.
Killorglin is best known for Ireland’s oldest festival, Puck Fair, which started over 400 years ago! K-FEST is a multi-discipline Music & Arts festival that started in 2013 and happens annual on the June Bank Holiday weekend. Biddy’s Day is an ancient Celtic festival celebrated annually in February.
Killorglin is also home to Christmas in Killorglin and a wonderful St Patrick’s Day Parade.