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About Kenmare

Kenmare, Co Kerry is one of Ireland’s most unique Heritage Towns.  This wonderful spot is on the Wild Atlantic Way, in the South West of Ireland. This colourful, vibrant town has wonderful restaurants and cafes, with incredible food and always a welcome in the many bars.

The town of Kenmare is on two famous tourist trails – The Ring of Kerry and The Ring of Beara and is very close to the Dingle Peninsula. These famous routes are known all over the world and are part of the Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland’s new 2,500 km long distance scenic driving route along the entire west coast of Ireland. 

Activites in Kenmare

Kenmare has something for everyone. Its natural beauty promotes outdoor activities, Golf, Sailing, Fishing, Horseriding, Walking, Cycling to name but a few.  For touring Kenmare is in a perfect position to explore the South West, Wild Atlantic Way, Ring of Kerry, Ring of Beara, Dingle Peninsula and West Cork.

Friendly locals will give you a chance to practice your English wherever you choose to go!


Kenmare accommodation is to an incredibly high standard and has something to suit all tastes:

  • Host Families (please Contact Us for our list of approved Host Families
  • Hostels
  • Caravan/ Camping
  • Bed & Breakfasts, Guesthouses
  • Self Catering Houses
  • Hotels – 3 Star, 4 Star and 5 Star

Visit the Kenmare websites below for all property listings and contact details:      

Eating Out in Kenmare

Watch the Kenmare Food Trail video below.