Things to do in Kerry

Sightseeing Tralee & Kerry

Things to do in Kerry

The Brandon Hotel, Leisure Centre is renowned as one of the top County Kerry Hotels, with high quality hotel accommodation, excellent facilities and a fantastic central location in Tralee Town Centre.

The hotel’s warm welcoming atmosphere will greet you on arrival and the friendly staff will ensure that you have a relaxing break at the Brandon Hotel, Tralee.

The “Wild Atlantic Way” in County Kerry

The “Wild Atlantic Way” is Ireland’s first long-distance driving route, stretching from the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal, to Kinsale in County Cork. It offers visitors an opportunity to truly discover the beauty of the West Coast of Ireland.

Places to Discover along the route include: Tralee Bay Area, Inch Beach, Dingle Peninsula, Valentia Island, Banna Beach & the World Famous Kerry Way Route amongst many other beautiful places in Kerry.

Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre

Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre & Nature Reserve is a wonderful spot to visit while out and about in Tralee Town. The Centre has a wide range of activities that are suitable for all ages and is great fun for all those who visit.
The Centre is adjacent to the greater Tralee Bay which is a Special ARea of Conservation (SAC) and is a designated Natura 2000 site. Tralee Bay was one of the first sites to be accredited by Ramsar as a wetlands of international importance in Ireland.

Kerry County Museum

The Museum is located in the Ashe Memorial Hall on Denny Street, a fine example of public architecture in the centre of Tralee. The building is named after Thomas Ashe, a Kerryman who was a member of the Irish Volunteers and who died on hunger strike while imprisoned in Mountjoy Prison in 1917.

The Kerry Museum aims to give people a sense of place by collecting, caring, researching, interpreting and displaying the material culture and heritage of Co. Kerry in a manner that is accessible, inspiring, enjoyable, and contributes to life-long learning.

TIP: Visit the Medieval Experience Exhibition and find out what it would have been like to live in 15th century Tralee or the Tom Crean expedition and find out about one of Kerry’s most famous sons.

The Aqua Dome

The Aqua Dome is one of Ireland’s Largest Indoor Waterworld’s & Premier Tourist Attractions. The Aqua Dome offers tropical temperatures all year round and is a Great Day Out for all the family whatever the weather!
It is brimming with exciting features that captures the imagination of both child and adult alike. The Aqua Dome is fun for swimmers & non-swimmers. Just Let Yourself Go…..
You name it the Aqua Dome has it!

Siamsa Tíre, National Folk Theatre & Arts Centre

The home of the National Folk Theatre, rooted in the rich musical and dance traditions of Ireland who present their Summer Season of performances from May to September. Siamsa Tíre in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland is the home of the National Folk Theatre of Ireland.

Bringing together the people of Kerry and visitors from all over the world to enjoy the best of Irish culture – music, song and dance. Thousands of visitors to Kerry have enjoyed performances in our theatre as a highlight of their trip to Ireland. There is an energy, a wildness, a passion about these performances, using the best of traditional arts, which come together to create a memorable and emotional experience for  visitors.

Blennerville Windmill

The Museum is located in the Ashe Memorial Hall on Denny Street, a fine example of public architecture in the centre of Tralee. The building is named after Thomas Ashe, a Kerryman who was a member of the Irish Volunteers and who died on hunger strike while imprisoned in Mountjoy Prison in 1917.

The Blennerville Windmill is Ireland´s only commercially operated windmill. It is also the tallest of its kind in Europe: 21.3 metres high. This 18th century windmill is now open to the public for all to enjoy. There are many fascinating workings to be seen as the giant sails turn. The adjoining buildings & houses interesting exhibitions on emigration and The History of Milling.

Things To Do

Around Kerry

Glanteenassig Woods

This hidden gem of West Kerry can be found a few kilometres outside of Castlegregory Town just off the R560, tucked away deep in the hills.

Crag Cave

Crag Cave is formed of limestone rock, it is a colorful wonderland of stalagmite and stalactite structures. Discovered in 1983 and thought to be over one million years old

Muckross House & Gardens

Muckross House & Gardens is situated close to the shores of Muckross Lake, amidst the beautiful scenery of Killarney National Park. The house is a focal point within the Park

Dingle Peninsula

There is no other landscape in Western Europe with the density and variety of archaeological monuments such as those found in West Kerry. This mountainous finger of land.

Fungi the Dolphin

Fungi the Bottlenose Dolphin resident of Dingle Harbour has, over the past 15 years of his residency warmed the hearts of the thousands of people that have traveled from near and far…

Skellig Islands

No trip to Ireland is complete without a visit to this awesome, 6th century, monastic site. Hardy monks lived in beehive huts on this island. Today it’s inhabited by Puffins and Gannets.

The Ring of Kerry

The World famous Ring of Kerry is part of the mystical & unspoilt Ireland that has attracted visitors for hundreds of years. It’s spectacular beauty is beyond question

The Gap of Dunloe

The Gap of Dunloe is a wild and rugged gap excavated by forging ice flows during the last Ice Age. It has a natural beauty to it that can only be appreciated when there in person

Carrantuohill

County Kerry is a beautiful place to visit and it has the honour of having not one, but two of the countries highest peaks the tallest of these being, Carrantuohill (1004 m).