Things to do in Kenmare :
Kenmare is a haven of tranquility, gourmet food, superb accommodation and breathtaking scenery in one of the most natural, unspoilt environments in Europe. Cradled in the heart of Kenmare Bay, the picturesque town of Kenmare is the perfect location from which to discover the South West of Ireland, linking the internationally famous Ring of Kerry with the rugged Ring of Beara.
The Ring of Kerry, known all over the world, follows the coastline of the Iveragh peninsula. It is one of the most dramatic scenic drives in the country and makes a most exciting day tour. Along the 175km route are picturesque villages, an abundance of historical landmarks, sandy coves and beaches.
To the north of Kenmare is the Killarney National Park, 10,000 hectares of woodland and magical mountains, with spectacular views of the lakes of Killarney.
The unspoiled Ring of Beara lies to the south of Kenmare. Its rugged beauty is beyond compare, traffic is minimal and it abounds with archeological sites and spectacular views.
Whether it is walking on the mountains, cruising on the bay, horse riding, golfing, fishing, touring or soaking up the best of music, there are so many things to do in Kenmare that you will not be disappointed.
Shore / Deep Sea Fishing
Bars & Restaurants :
The town of Kenmare is not only unique in it’s location but also in the variety of bars & restaurants featuring live music nightly and great food & drink it has to offer. Kenmare has over 30 of the finest establishments ranging from coffee shops and cafes to top class a la carte restaurants employing the best chefs in Europe.
Local produce such as lamb, Kenmare Bay Salmon, Trout, beef and Shell Fish are the chef’s choices and selected to create the many special dishes you will find on the menus of the various Kenmare restaurants.