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Beaufort, Co. Kerry

Beaufort / Lios an Phuca is a small village that lies on the banks of the River Laune in County Kerry, South West of Ireland, consisting of a post office, three public houses, Garda barrack, one supermarket, parish hall, guest houses and thirty private houses with a population of about 160. The Ogham Stones The Beaufort Bridge

Beaufort sits at the foot of Ireland's highest mountain Carrantuohill at 1,038 metres.

It has been identified and mapped over 100 historical sites in the area including the Ogham Stones, two castle ruins, Dunloe Castle built in 1207. The ruins of two ancient churches still stand in the parish today. One situated in Kilgobnet in O'Sheas Land associated with St. Gobnait, the other in Churchtown burial ground, this church is more than five centuries old.

The Beaufort Bridge over the River Laune was built in 1837.

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Bus to Beaufort

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 279A:
      • Killarney (Bus Station) - Waterville (Butler Arms Hotel)
      • Waterville (Butler Arms Hotel) - Killarney (Bus Station)
    • 280:
      • Tralee (Bus Station) - Tralee (Bus Station)

Things to See and Do in Beaufort

Kate Kearney's Cottage

Gap of Dunloe, Beaufort, Co. Kerry, Ireland
This cottage is picturesquely situated at the entrance to what must be the most beautiful glaciated valley in Western Europe. It is a family run business with dinner served daily, sing songs, Irish dancing, traditional music and gift shops.

Hotels in Beaufort

The Dunloe The Dunloe

Beaufort,Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Kerry, Co. Kerry
The 5-star Dunloe overlooks the River Laune. It boasts a 25-metre pool, sauna, steam room, and indoor Nintendo Wii games room.

Guesthouses in Beaufort

Inveraray Farmhouse B&B Inveraray Farmhouse B&B

Coolmagort, Beaufort, Killarney, V93 A066, Co. Kerry
A family-run bed and breakfast in a quiet location, Inveraray has wonderful views of the Gap of Dunloe, Killarney Lakes and mountains. It also offers free Wi-Fi and a cup of tea on arrival.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Beaufort

Beaufort Lodge B&B & Cottage Beaufort Lodge B&B & Cottage

Coolmagort, Beaufort, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Set amongst beautiful gardens and greenery, Beaufort Lodge features spacious, light rooms with scenic views. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of breakfasts, and Killarney can be reached in 10 minutes by car.

Farmstead Lodge B&B Farmstead Lodge B&B

Shanara, Kilgobnet, Beaufort, Co. Kerry
With a 100-acre dairy farm at the foot of Ireland’s highest mountains, this B&B offers free Wi-Fi throughout and free parking on site. The beach is a 30-minute drive away, and Killarney National Park can be reached in 25 minutes by car.

Kingdom View B&B Kingdom View B&B

Glencar Road, Ballyledder, Beaufort, Co. Kerry
A charming, family-run B&B on the slopes of the McGillycuddy’s Reeks mountain range, Kingdom View offers free Wi-Fi, rooms with countryside views and a TV lounge with a fireplace.

The Ferris Wheel B&B The Ferris Wheel B&B

Gap of Dunloe, Beaufort, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Just 0.5 km from the famous Gap of Dunloe mountain pass, The Ferris Wheel B&B can arrange scenic tours of the Gap by traditional horse-drawn carriage. It offers free parking, free Wi-Fi, and buffet breakfasts.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Beaufort

Beaufort House Beaufort House

Beaufort, Co. Kerry
Offering free WiFi and a barbecue, Beaufort House is set in Beaufort, 900 metres from Kate Kearney's Cottage. Gap of Dunloe is 5 km from the property. Free private parking is available on site.

Restaurants in Beaufort

Beaufort Bar and Restaurant Beaufort Bar and Restaurant

Beaufort, Killarney, Co. Kerry

The Oak Restaurant @ Hotel Dunloe Castle The Oak Restaurant @ Hotel Dunloe Castle

Beaufort, Killarney, Co. Kerry

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Pubs & Nightlife

Beaufort Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Map of Beaufort