Why Stay at An Bruachan? Because it's...

  • Located between Ring of Kerry and Beara Peninsula
  • On the Wild Atlantic Way route
  • 30 minutes from Killarney National Park
  • Derrynane House home to Liberator Daniel O Connell - Ring of Kerry
  • Michael Collins House Museum Clonakilty 1.5 hours
  • Recommendations offered on walking/hiking/cycling
  • 50 minutes Kerry Airport
  • 90 minutes Cork Airport
  • 5 hours Dublin International Airport
  • 2.5 hours Limerick Airport
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Live Music
Many of the local pubs have live music available during the summer months. There is something for everybody with traditional Irish music as well as jazz and rock. More information is available at Go Kerry.
Multi-Activity Centres
Star Sailing and Adventure Centre location to sail, kayak, canoe other activities include orienteering and, raft building war games.
Dromquinna Stables, Reen,  Kenmare 1.5Km
Blackwater Stable, Blackwater, Kenmare  8 KM
Eclipse Centre 15Km from town centre caters for horse riding, fishing archery, cycling, kayaking, clay pigeon, quad surfing catering for individuals, families and groups.
Wildlife Tours
Seafari Seal and Eagle watching cruises.
Horse Riding
Indoor and outdoor arenas, training facilities for all ages and abilities Sandy beaches and forest tracks.
Blackwater Stable, Eclipse Riding Centre, Dromquinna Stables
Kenmare Golf Club - 18 hole
Ring of Kerry - 18 hole
Parknasilla - 9 hole
There is excellent freshwater and sea fishing in the Kenmare area.
Barrfinnihy Lake and Lough Fada – fresh water trout
Blackwater, Sheen, and Kenmare River – salmon and trout
Permits, tackle and gear obtained locally
Cycling has become a popular activity in Ireland. There are a number of looped cycle routes in the area. Bicycles can be rented locally.
Ring of Beara 52Km
Kilgarvan – Borlin – Glengarriff – Kenmare 50Km
Kenmare – Lauragh – Killmacallogue – Coast Rd – Kenmare 28Km
Kenmare – Molls Gap – Sneem- Kenmare 80Km
Kenmare- Molls Gap – Blackwater – Kenmare 44Km
There is nothing more relaxing than letting the “car rest” for a day and taking a hike on the McGillycuddy Reeks to the North which includes Carrauntoohil 3414′ Ireland’s highest peak or the Cahas to the South. The house library has many books/maps/pamphlets on walks and climbs of varying distance. The Hostess is willing to offer assistance in picking routes.
Loop Walks within:
  • Bonane Heritage Park
  • Gleninchaquin Park
  • Killarney National Park
  • Reenagross Park
  • Dromore Wood
Kerry Way and Beara Way long distance walk ways through Kenmare town
Gardens to Visit
Derreen Gardens, Lauragh, Kenmare
Garnish Island, Glengarriff
Glengarriff Bamboo Park Ltd
Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms Killarney
Kells Bay House & Gardens
Killarney House & Gardens
Varart Sculpture Garden, Curragraigue, Bonane, Kenmare



An Bruachan,
Killarney Rd,
Co. Kerry,
V93 R2P5


+353 64 664 1682




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