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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Pallis, Beaufort, Co. Kerry
Set on a 50-acre farm overlooking the Lakes of Killarney and the Gap of Dunloe, Kylie Farmhouse serves full Irish breakfast, and offers free parking for guests. Free Wi-Fi is available, and Killarney’s centre is 10 minutes’ drive away.
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.
Fossa, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Situated in County Kerry, just 8 km from Killarney, the Dunloe View Hostel is set in a rural farmland area with views of Mcgillycuddy Reeks Mountains. This family-run hostel offers free WiFi, tea/coffee making facilities, and free parking.
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.