Within 15 minutes of us...
There is a reason Killarney is known as the Jewel in the Crown of Irish Tourism.
With so much to do in the area, the biggest difficulty most tourist face when they choose Killarney is what not to do.
Here is a list of everything you can experience when you stay at Killeen House Hotel & Rozzers Restaurant, and they are all within a 15 minute drive of us...
Killarney National Park
Killarney National Park is over 10,000 hectares / 26,000 acres. It is the oldest national park on the island of Ireland, dating back to 1932. Killarney National Park was deemed a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1981 due to the quality and high ecological diversity, extensive habitats and range of species found in the park, some of which are quite rare.
Visit Killarney Town
Killarney, or Cill Airne in the Irish language, means “church of the sloes”. For those wondering, “What is a sloe?”, the answer is it is another name for blackthorn. With a population of just over 14,500, Killarney is full of history, heritage, activities, and world class hospitality.
Ross Castle is a 15th-century tower house and keep on the edge of Lough Leane, in Killarney National Park. It is the ancestral home of the Chiefs of the Clan O'Donoghue, later associated with the Brownes of Killarney.
Killarney House & Gardens
Killarney House & Gardens is a treasure of the Killarney National Park that is located on the doorstep of Killarney town centre. The house and gardens offer a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of the busy town.
Muckross House & Gardens
Muckross House & Gardens, a 19th century Victorian mansion, is set against the stunning beauty of Killarney National Park. The house stands close to the shores of Muckross Lake, one of Killarney's three lakes, famed world wide for their splendour and beauty. As a focal point within Killarney National Park, Muckross House is the ideal base from which to explore this landscape.
Muckross Abbey is one of the major ecclesiastical sites found in the Killarney National Park. It was founded in 1448 as a Franciscan friary for the Observantine Franciscans by Donal McCarthy Mór. It has had a violent history and has been damaged and reconstructed many times. Located in the cloisters of Muckross Abbey is a magnificent Yew tree, thought to be over 500 years old.
Torc Waterfall is a 20 metres / 65foot high, 110 metres / 360 feet long cascade waterfall at the base of Torc Mountain. It is just a 3-minute walk from the main road.
Jaunting Car Tour of Killarney
Experience Ireland’s most traditional mode of transport with aJaunting Car Tour/ horse and carriage to view Killarney’s most loved beauty hotspots. For over 220 years the Tangney family has operated in the town of Killarney. The jaunting cars go through the town of Killarney as well as the National Park.
Lily of Killarney Water Coach
The Lake Tour takes place on the Lakes of the Killarney with Ross Castle Pier as its departure point. It includes views of the Lakes, Islands and Castles of the Killarney National Park