A Walking Tour of Kerry

A Walking Tour of Kerry Anyone in search of the real Ireland should head west to County Kerry, which has been attracting visitors with its unparalleled natural beauty - and Ireland’s legendary hospitality - since the 18th century. There is a wide variety of accommodation available in the area to suit all budgets and many cater especially for family breaks.  Riders and drivers have been making their way around the famous Ring of Kerry for hundreds of years, but perhaps the best way to discover the mountains and lakes of Kerry is on foot.  The Kerry Way is one of Ireland’s longest and most popular way-marked paths and closely follows the famous Ring of Kerry around the the Iveragh Peninsula. The peninsula, jutting out into the wild Atlantic, is one of the natural wonders of Ireland, ... more
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Flora and Fauna of the Ring of Kerry

In the far south-west of Ireland, the Ring of Kerry is one of the world’s most famous tourist routes and an ideal destination for a family break. The Gulf Stream-warmed waters of the Atlantic moderate the climate here, making the land lush and green. The area’s isolation from the galloping modernisation that turned much of Europe from a rural to an urban civilisation so quickly has preserved both a way of life and some wonderful wildlife habitats.The Ring takes in a great variety of landscapes – the famous mountains and lakes of Kerry, rolling farmland and rugged heath and moor, ancient woodlandsand some of Europe’s most beautiful coastline – and is home to a huge variety of wildlife.Killarney National Park The country’s oldest national park si ... more
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