Discover the Majesty of Kerry
Be chauffeur driven or choose the self-drive option through the picturesque landscape that is Kerry better known as the Kingdom for its outstanding beauty heritage and culture.
We will take you on a journey in a luxurious vintage car through the rolling Lakes and Mountains from Caragh Lake to the McGuillicuddy Reeks.
Breathe in the fresh air and take in the scenic backdrops to the gorgeous rugged landscape and beautiful sandy beaches.
Unsure of where to go in Kerry! Get in touch with me today, and I will be happy to make suggestions and tailor make an itinerary to suit you.
Here are just some samples we can create for your adventures in Kerry
Sample Itinerary 1
This is a great opportunity to take in all the local areas nearby and discover the most stunning lakes and mountains of Caragh Lake with the gorgeous backdrop to the McGillycuddy Reeks.
I would suggest taking in the Balliaghisheen Pass – Start in Glenbeigh and take the loop around through to Kells Bay and Gardens back into Glenbeigh – it will roughly take 1 hour 30 mins.
Places Of Interest & Tours
Kerry Boy Village (Just outside the village of Glenbeigh) https://www.kerrybogvillage.ie/
This is an interesting insight into how people lived and worked back in the 19th Century.
Kells Bay Gardens – (located in Kells just outside Glenbeigh perfect to stop when combining with the Ballinaghisheen route pass) https://www.kellsbay.ie/ experience fern trees and other exotic plans its home to the Sky Walk Ireland’s longest rope bridge.
Rossbeigh Beach – in Glenbeigh this is the perfect way to start your day with a magical dip in the sea or a stroll along the 4km of beautiful beach.
Horse Back Riding Rossbeigh Beach – (Glenbeigh) Spectacular Scenery and a beautiful beach trek of rossbeigh beach and the sounding countryside
Realt Na Mara Oyster Tour – (Cromane) See firsthand how they grow the oyster from seed to adult, learn the technique used to grow their famous cromane oyster, and try your hand at shucking your own oyster https://realtnamarashellfish.ie/tours/
Kerry Woollen Mills – (Beaufort) this 17th Century Kerry Woollen Mills in Beaufort has been creating fabrics and yarn from fine wool for over 300 years. https://www.kerrywoollenmills.ie/
Cafes and Restaurants
Jacks Coastguard Restaurant (Cromane) – a beautiful seafood restaurant in the tiny fishing village of Cromane let me remind you the views are specular from the restaurant. https://jackscromane.com/
Emilies (Glenbeigh) – located in the heart of Glenbeigh village it’s got the best of home-baked goods from sourdough bread to freshly made sweet treats and the best pizzas. A perfect start to any day when you are In Glenbeigh. https://www.emilies.ie/
Carrig County House (Caragh Lake) – (award-winning restaurants the views of the lake from the restaurant are just spectacular and one of my firm favorites) perfect for that extra special treat or occasion. https://carrighouse.com/
Glenbeigh Hotel – just on the verge of Glenbeigh village, this Historic old hotel serves traditional Bar Food and a great Irish welcome, a lovely cozy ambiance with a beautiful open fire finished off with some traditional Irish music and the delicious Irish Coffee https://glenbeighhotel.com/
Sample Itinerary 2
Glenbeigh to Castlecove Return.
Portmaggee – Kerry Cliffs This has often been compared to the Cliffs of Moher but some say even more spectacular we will allow you go make your mind up on this one, without us Kerry people trying to be biased 😊 https://kerrycliffs.ie/
Valentia – 360-degree views (Valentia island highest point) Foger Cliffs and Geoghaun Mountain – Entry fee is €6, there is a fantastic parking facility here and well worth taking the 1-mile loop around taking in valentia’s island highest point, See Dingle Bay, The Skelligs and the Kerry Mountains from this angle. http://www.geokaun.com/
Ballinskelligs – Skellig Chocolate Factory – Ok so If you are a chocolate fan this is 100% well worth a visit ( I have been here on numerous occasions) you get the savor and taste all the samples and see the chocolate masteries at work, the great bonus is, they have the most spectacular views right out onto Skellig Michael. https://skelligschocolate.com/
Waterville – with its most emphasis being on the Charlie Chaplin statue as you enter the village – Charlie Chaplin used to visit Waterville and was favored as one of there go-to holiday spots.
Derrynane/Caherdaniel & CastleCove – This is across a beautiful stretch of beach and well worth visiting the grounds of the historic Daniel O’Connell House https://derrynanehouse.ie/daniel-oconnell It is home to all the ancient poets and writers. Derrynane House and National Park covers an area of 320 acres and includes a Nature Trail with fairy houses, over 1.5km of shoreline, and a glorious blue flag beach to enjoy a walk or a swim
Cafes and Restaurants Recommendations
Beachcove Café – Waterville – perfect for that morning coffee and some stacked pancakes
Dooleys Restaurtant – Waterville (another one of my own personal favorites with its beautiful rooftop restaurant perfect for a light bite or dinner. https://dooleyswaterville.com/
Smugglers Restaurant – overlooking the beautiful ballinskellig Bay (another gem in seafood and beyond) https://www.smugglersinn.ie/
OCarrolls Cove Restaurant – The cove is famous for its turquoise waters, gulf stream, white sandy beach and the abundance of dolphins, seals and other sea life. https://www.ocarrollscove.ie/
PICNIC BASKETS & OYSTERS
Check out our picnic basket options below, which we can organise for you and have fully stocked in the car for you that day. they cater to all sorts of dietary requirements and work with all local producers to provide you with the freshest products and ingredients in the market.
1952 Mark 7 – €470 (Daily Rate)
1958 Bentley S1 – €470 (Daily Rate)
1961 Jaguar – €365 (Daily Rate)
BMW 7 Series LWB – €430 (Daily Rate)
1968 Daimler – €365 (Daily Rate)
For anything outside a 30km radius please contact us for individual pricing options