Jaunting Cars & Horse Riding
Jaunting Cars are available from outside the Hotel or at Muckross House. Horse riding may be enjoyed at the Gap of Dunloe or at one of the many stables in the area - please contact the Hall Porter who will be glad to make any arrangements for you.
The Killarney Riding Stables offer one, two and three hour trails through Killarney National Park. This is open all year, with rides starting daily from 9.30 am and the last ride of 1 hour goes out at 5pm. Advance booking is required.
Killarney Riding Stables Tel. 064 6631686
Walking & Cycling
Walking & Cycling
Set amongst 26,000 acres of Killarney National Park, with its well-known Lakes of Killarney and magnificent mountain ranges, walking and cycling enthusiasts will have an endless choice of routes from which to choose.
- Ross Castle, Ross Island & The Copper Mines
- Arthur Youngs Nature Trail at Muckross House
- Blue Pool Nature Trail, Muckross
The Fossa Way – commence at the Golden Gates (100m from The International) and travel through the National Park and on as far as the small village of Fossa. This route, with a newly surfaced and widened roadway, affords the cyclist or walker magnificent views of the Killarney's lakes and mountains from a high point near Cnoc na Rí.
- Walks and Mountain Hikes
- Mangerton Mountain Trail,
- Torc Waterfall and Mountain Trail
- Old Kenmare Road
- Tomies/Shehy/Purple Mountain Trail
- Tomies and O’Sullivan’s Cascade Forest Wal
- Muckross and Dinis Island
- Gap of Dunloe
- Corrántuathail Mountain Climb
Guides are available for many of the walks and climbing routes and, given notice, we are happy to assist with arranging outings for guests. Many of the walking routes are also ideal for cycling. Whether you bring your own bike or hire from the numerous bike-hire providers in Killarney, you will be spoilt for choice of routes and options. We are happy to provide picnic lunches for your outing - please order the night before so that we can have them ready before your day.
Muckross Traditional Farms & Playground
Explore 3 separate working farms from the 1930s and 1940s giving an exciting representation of the life and farming styles of the time. Each farmhouse comes with animals, poultry and horse drawn farm machinery. Visit the blacksmith’s forge, a carpenter’s workshop or hop onto the Muckross Vintage Coach which drives from farm to farm.
March: 1pm-6pm Sat/Sun April: 1pm-6pm Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays
May: 1pm - 6pm 7 days a week June - August: 10am-6pm 7 days a week
Sept: 1pm - 6pm 7 days a week Oct: 1pm – 6pm Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays
Adult Farms Single Ticket: € 7.50 / Farms & House Joint Ticket: € 12.00
Child Farms Single Ticket: € 4.00 / Farms & House Joint Ticket: € 6.00
Family Farms Single Ticket: € 22.00 / Farms & House Joint Ticket: € 32.00
Tel 064 6630804
Buddies Indoor Play Centre
Monday to Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 12pm to 6pm
Tel 064 6639080
Kennedys Pet Farm
Open daily 10am -5pm
Entry €8 per person / Family ticket 2 adults & 3 Children - €35.
Tel 064 7754054
Coolwood Wildlife Park
Open April to October 11am to 6pm
Adults €8 / Children €6 / Family of 2 Adults and 4 Children €30
Tel 064 6636288
Crag Caves & Crazy Play, Castleisland
January and February – Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 6pm
Mid March to December – Daily from 10am to 6pm
July and August – Daily 10am to 6.30pm
Tel 066 7141244
Open daily from 07.30
Adults €7 / Children €4.20 / Family €21
Tel 064 6636554