Anyone looking to see the beautiful sights and landscapes of Ireland should put the lovely village of Kenmare on their list! This is a perfect place for those who are looking for proximity to the Ring of Kerry, and who also want to experience a traditional Irish village on a human scale, with its incredible food, friendly local Irish people, as well as quaint accommodations, stores…etc!
If you like small, picturesque, humble and authentic villages, then you will definitely be charmed by Kenmare! This small village, located on the ocean shore, has all the possible attractions, with its beach, its colorful houses, its warm Irish pubs, its shops and its many available accommodations!
With 3000 inhabitants, the area is full of possibilities! There are indeed many things to do on the spot and the infrastructures are numerous to allow you to move easily.
Among the must-do’s, you will have the possibility to discover a remarkable prehistoric stone circle the Kenmare stone circle.
You can also try the Kenmare Golf Club, a superb green where you can test your swing, facing fascinating landscapes.
Nature lovers will also enjoy hiking in the Reenagross Woodland Park, a 3km forest park, which will take you on trails with breathtaking views of the ocean!
For the sporty, you can also go diving (with Kenmare Bay Diving, a renowned local club); to discover up to 30 different dive sites! Each one offers an exciting biodiversity, accessible to beginners and advanced divers alike!
Kenmare is also perfect for fishing. Numerous species live around the village. Whether it’s for sea or river fishing, the local waters are beautiful and full of fish!