Things to Do & See

Killarney and its surroundings really do provide something for everyone. A population of 14,000 people is the most popular base for exporing the county - the beauty of Killarney's National Park with its magestic lakes and purple mountains to the 'buzzing' town of Killarney The Dromhall Hotel offers the ideal luxury accommodation for your stay in Killarney.

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1. Killarney National Park

Horse Drawn Carraige, Lake Cruise, Kayak or by foot,the best way to see
this magical park located close to the hotel are endless. Be sure to visit Muckross House, Ross Castle and Torc Waterfall.

2. Ring of Kerry

To see the highlights of our beautiful county, take a well travelled trail by car or bike
known as The Ring of Kerry. We can arrange a coach tour or hire a car for you for day hire.

3. Jaunting Cars

The traditional way to tour all the local 'beauty spots' is by Jaunting Car (unique horse drawn carriage)
in the company of a 'Jarvey' (driver & guide) who will spin the 'old stories' at every corner on the road.
Tours include The Lakes, Ross Castle, Muckross House & Gardens & Torc Waterfall

4. INEC Killarney

Located less than 1km from the hotel, plays host to national and international shows, performers,
comedians, musicals, sporting events and much more

5. Gap of Dunloe

The Gap of Dunloe tour is approximately 7 hours duration. The day begins with a coach ride to Kate Kearney's
Cottage, then travel through the 7 mile (11.2km). Gap of Dunloe mountain pass on horse drawn trap or
on foot to Lord Brandon's Cottage on the shore of the Upper Lake.

6. Muckross House & Gardens

One of Ireland's most popular visitor attractions, this magnificent Victorian mansion was built in 1843
and forms the centrepiece of the equally renowned Killarney National Park. The house was built in the
Tudor Style and had a total of sixty-five rooms. Extensive improvements were undertaken
in the preparation for the visit of Queen Victoria in 1861.

7. Boat Trip, Innisfallen & Dinis Cottage

No visit to Killarney is complete without taking a boat trip on its famous lakes. Make sure to add Innisfallen Island to your 'to do list' and its monastic runs back to the 11th Century. Dinis Cottage is located at two of Killarney's beauty spots - The meeting of the waters and the Old Weir Bridge. Formally a hunting lodge, Dinis Cottage dates back to the 1700's and is located on the shore of Muckross Lake.

8. Ross Castle & Ross Island

Original home of the O'Donaghue Ross Chieftans in the 15th Century, Ross Castle has been magnificently
restored to its former glory. Standing on the shore of Lough Leane, the castle is located on Ross Island.
Its human habitation history goes back some 9,000 years with one of Europe's earliest Bronze Age Copper Mines dating back 4,500 years ago.

9. Climb Ireland's highest mountain

There a number of routes up Carrauntoohill - two best known are the Coomloughra Horseshoe and the tough MacGillacuddy Reekridge trail. Make your own way or join experienced guided tours and climb Ireland's highest mountain range. If climbing isnt your thing, there are many walking, biking and horseriding guided tours that one can choose from.

10. Killarney Town

We are located 5 minutes walking distance from the town centre, there is so much to do and see in this vibrant town. With its boutique shops, traditional pubs, as well as a wide range of cafes and restaurants, there is something for everyone in Killarney.

11. Killarney Brewing Company

Situated on the Muckross road in Killarney, the Brewery specialises in the production of Craft Beers which are preservative and additive free, made with finest ingredients to ensure premium quality. Brewery tours are available daily where visitors will get a chance to see the Brewery and see an introductory video about the process and after sample some the brewery’s fine Beer.