Coomakesta Pass

Between Waterville and Caherdaniel you’ll cross the Coomakesta Pass – one of the most beautiful viewpoints to be found on the Ring of Kerry. A steep, 20 minute hike from the carpark to the 314m high knoll above allows spectacular, 360° views. […]

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Ballycarbery Castle

Ballycarbery Castle is a castle 3 kilometres (2 mi) from Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland . The castle is high on a grass hill facing the sea and is a short distance from Cahergall Fort and Leacanabuile Fort. […]

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Valentia Island

From Reenard Point (which is 5km south of Cahersiveen) a ferry can be taken to Knight’s Town on Valentia Island. From there, you can drive to the top of Geokaun Mountain & Fogher Cliffs for a few Euros, before continuing on to Portmagee. Only suggested if you have extra time to spare. […]

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Skellig Michael

Skellig Michael juts abrupty from the Atlantic around 12km from the mainland. Its a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where a Gaelic Catholic monastery operated for hundred of years until being abandoned in the late 12th century. From Portmagee, boat operators run both half-day landing and 2 hours non-landing trips to the island. […]

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