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Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Kenmare is a haven of tranquillity, gourmet food, superb accommodation and breathtaking scenery in one of the most natural, unspoilt environments in Europe. Cradled in the heart of Kenmare Bay, the picturesque town of Kenmare is the perfect location from which to discover the South West of Ireland, linking the internationally famous Ring of Kerry with the rugged Ring of Beara.

On this page you can see a map of Kenmare, see what's on in Kenmare, find out how to get to Kenmare, find things to see and do in Kenmare, visit local websites for Kenmare, find Hotels in Kenmare, find Guesthouses in Kenmare, find Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Kenmare, find Hostels in Kenmare, find Self-Catering Accommodation in Kenmare, browse restaurants in Kenmare.

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Bus to Kenmare

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 252:
      • Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) - Kenmare (Main St Darcys Restaurant)
      • Kenmare (Main St Darcys Restaurant) - Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place)
    • 270:
      • Killarney (Bus Station) - Sneem (Rineys Shop)
      • Sneem (Rineys Shop) - Killarney (Bus Station)
    • 280:
      • Tralee (Bus Station) - Tralee (Bus Station)
    • 282:
      • Kenmare (Main St Darcys Restaurant) - Kenmare (Main St Darcys Restaurant)

Things to See and Do in Kenmare

Ring of Kerry Golf Club Ring of Kerry Golf Club

Co Kerry, Ireland
The Ring of Kerry Golf & Country Club is located amidst the most stunning scenery imaginable. Overlooking beautiful and serene Kenmare Bay with the Kerry mountains providing a wonderful backdrop, the setting is surely one of the best in Ireland.

Dromquinna Riding Stables

Kenmare, Co Kerry, Ireland
A family run riding stable offering day rides for beginners and accomplished riders in a beautiful landscape.

Eclipse Centre - Kerry's Equestrian and Adventure Centre

Dromore, Blackwater Bridge, Killarney, Co Kerry
Eclipse Ireland - Kerry's Equestrian & Adventure Centre seeks to deliver a great range of activities to visitors of all abilities whilst ensuring that they are well supervised in a safe environment. Activities include scenic pony trekking on the centre’s

Kenmare Art Gallery

Kenmare, Co Kerry, Ireland
Features the work of several established visual artists of the area. Includes location map, photos, information about the artists, and links to their sites.

Kenmare Bay Diving

Kenmare , Co kerry, Ireland
Diving lessons and underwater tours.

Kenmare Heritage Centre

Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland
The Kenmare Heritage Centre provides a intregal insight into the history of the town. The centre's tours cover a wide range of historical themes from generations gone by. A feature of the centre is the Sound Tours which are available to every visitor. A h

Seafari Wildlife Cruises

Kenmare, Co Kerry, Ireland
Details of eco-nature, wildlife and seal-watching cruise.

Walking Club of Kenmare

Kenmare, Co Kerry, Ireland
Information on club founded in the 1980s. Membership, activities and contact details.

Hotels in Kenmare

The Kenmare Bay Hotel & Leisure Resort The Kenmare Bay Hotel & Leisure Resort

Sneem Road, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
The Kenmare Bay Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the heart of Kenmare. It offers a leisure centre with a pool, gym and hot tub, a restaurant and free parking.

Brook Lane Hotel Brook Lane Hotel

Sneem Road, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
The boutique 4-star Brook Lane is a 5-minute walk from the centre of Kenmare. There is a restaurant and spacious rooms have en suite bathrooms, large beds and free Wi-Fi.

Coachmans Townhouse Hotel Coachmans Townhouse Hotel

Henry Street, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
In the centre of Kenmare, Coachman's Townhouse offers spacious and modern rooms, a restaurant serving wholesome food, and a bar. It is about 20 miles from Killarney and also offers free parking.

Lansdowne Arms Hotel Lansdowne Arms Hotel

Main Street, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
The Lansdowne Arms Hotel is a warm and friendly hotel situated in the heart of Kenmare town - making it the perfect base for touring the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.

Park Hotel Kenmare Park Hotel Kenmare

Shelbourne St, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
This luxurious, 5-star hotel boasts an opulent spa, sumptuous rooms with cosy bathrobes, and a 12-seat cinema. Set in the tranquil Kenmare Bay, the Park Hotel offers a 25-metre pool and can arrange deep sea diving trips.

Sheen Falls Lodge Sheen Falls Lodge

Knockduragh, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Set amidst 300 acres of magnificent woodland and waterfalls, Sheen Falls Lodge is a luxurious 5-star hotel near Kenmare Bay, 1 mile from picturesque Kenmare in County Kerry.

Virginia Virginia's Guesthouse

Henry Street, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Awarded 'Hosts of the Year 2011' by Georgina Campbell guides, this family-run guest house is situated in the heart of Kenmare Town in the south of County Kerry.

Guesthouses in Kenmare

Davitts Guesthouse Davitts Guesthouse

Henry Street, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Davitts is a modern, comfortable guest house in the centre of Kenmare Town. It has a free internet hotspot and free on-site parking. Davitts bar and restaurant has an Art Deco theme and serves food all day and is a favourite with locals.

Foley Foley's Guesthouse & Self Catering Holiday Homes

Henry St., Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Foley’s Town House is just a 5-minute walk from Kenmare Bay. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, a restaurant serving home-cooked food and a bar with regular live Irish music. Rooms at Foley’s offer satellite TVs, telephones and irons.

O O'Donnabhain's

Henry Street, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
In the centre of Kenmare, O’Donnabhains offers en suite bedrooms with TVs and free Wi-Fi. O’Donnabhain’s B&B has free parking and a gastro bar serving traditional cuisine.

The Lodge Guesthouse The Lodge Guesthouse

Killowen Road, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
A family-run, luxury guest house set on 2 acres of land, opposite Kenmare's 18-hole golf course and a 3-minute walk from the centre of Kenmare, The Lodge has a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi.

The Wander Inn Bar & Accommodation The Wander Inn Bar & Accommodation

Henry Street, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
A 5-minutes walk from Kenmare Bay in the heart of Kenmare, the family run Wander Inn offers spacious rooms, free parking, and a bar with free internet and live entertainment 7 nights a week.

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Pubs & Nightlife

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

Guided Tours

Guided Tours and Bus Tours: Take a bus tour around Kenmare, or an overnight tour visiting various sights in Kenmare and the surrounding regions.

Map of Kenmare