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Things to Do


Even if you do not do afternoon activities at the school. There are many things you can do alone or with your family.


This is a great Blog (in English) about things to do in Killarney


Family Things to Do in Killarney area.


Kennedy’s Pet Farm

Coolwood Wildlife Park

Muckross Traditional Farms

Kissane’s Sheep Farm


Adventure/Activity Centres

Gleneagle Hotel

Killarney Hotel

Cappanalea (32 km) 

Eclipse Adventure Centre (35 km)

Star Outdoors Kenmare (40 km) 

Surfing at Inch Beach (42 km)

Ballyhass Lakes (54 km)



Inch 41 km

Rossbeigh 46 Km

Ballybunion 66 km

There are 12 Blue Flag beaches in Kerry. Please see more information here. 


Killarney Riding Stables

Muckross Riding Stables

PonyTales Stables

Abbeyglen Equestrian Centre (does lessons)




Dinis & Muckross Lake

Ross Island & Knockreer

Fossa Way

Killarney & Glenflesk Loop (35 km)

Killarney and Killorglin Loop  (42 km)

Killarney to the Gap of Dunloe, The Black Valley and back to Killarney via Molls Gap and Ladies View (56 km)

Walking Tours

Killarney Guided Walks


Mor Active


Short Walks (There are many many short walks locally)

The Blue Pool (2 km)

Knockreer Circular Walk  (3km)

Muckross Lake and Torc Waterfall  (4.5 km)

Old Kenmare Road – Killarney National Park (16 km)

We have a folder in the school with details of many of the local walks. 



Summer camp / Afternoon activities in Ireland. English language students discuss Killarney School of English: English classes, afternoon activities and host family accommodation in Killarney,










Mountain Climbing (There are numerous Mountains to climb in the Killarney area) 

Torc Mountain

Strickeen Mountain

Mangerton Mountain

Carrauntoohil (Highest Mountain in Ireland)


Boats (these trips are all availability from killarneydaytour.com 

Lough Leane Cruise

Dinis and Meeting of the Waters

Gap of Dunloe

Inisfallen Island

Atlantic Ocean Trip form Kenmare Bay with Star Sailing (40 km)

Atlantic Ocean Trip from Kenmare Bay with Seafari (40 km)




Ross Castle

Muckross House and gardens

Muckross Abbey

Killarney House and gardens

Inisfallen Island


St. Mary’s Cathedral

Franciscan Friary


Bus Tours

Big Red Bus Tour

Killarney Ghost Tour

Ring of Kerry Tour

Dingle Peninsula and Slea Head Tour

Gap of Dunloe Tour





Jaunting car tours (Horse & Carriage) 

Killarney Jaunting Cars

Killarney Horse & Carriage Tours



Indoor Activities


Killarney Cineplex

Indoor Swimming


Castleisland (27 km)

Crag Cave & Crazy Cave (indoor kids play area) 


In Tralee (33 km)

Bowling Buddies & Skywalker in Tralee

The Playdium

Geraldine Museum Tralee


Kilnamartyra (38 km)

Toy Soldier Factory


Dingle (65 km)

Dingle Ocean World Aquarium



At Night

Bars and Restaurants 


Cocktails Bars

The Pink Lounge


Night Clubs

The Grand 

Mc Sorleys

The Crypt

Social 15


Irish Music Shows

Celtic Steps

Gaelic Roots

Other Music Concerts