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A Detailed Ring Of Kerry Map with Must See Attractions

This Ring Of Kerry map will help you to plan your holiday tour in detail. The map will guide you to beautiful must-see tourist attractions in Kerry.

Which Is The Best Ring Of Kerry Map?

If you want to go touring and exploring the Ring of Kerry in detail, you need a good quality map that will show all the side roads. A lot of the tourist maps show only the main roads which is sufficient if you are not planning on leaving the main Ring of Kerry road. Also don't make the mistake to rely on phone navigation or sat nav too much. They often loose connection particularly in more remote areas. And trust me... that is where you really need them!
I like the OSI Discovery Series Maps because they show all the important details. To cover the RoK you need the maps No 78, 83 and 84. These maps are usually available in local newsagents or shops. If you want to come prepared you can order them here. OSI Discovery Series Maps are also great if you are planning on hiking or cycling in Kerry.

Particularly if you want to explore every nuke and cranny of the Ring Of Kerry you need a detailed map so you don't drive past the most interesting places. I broke down this route into three sections so you will be able to see it in more detail. You can save these maps into your Google drive if you are a Google user. You can then access the maps whenever you have an internet connection on your phone, tablet or laptop. These maps can also be printed out.

Part 1: Ring Of Kerry Map From Killarney To Caherciveen

Places to explore between Killarney and Caherciveen:

Castles and Stone Forts:
Ballycarbery Castle near Caherciveen
Cahergal and Learcanabuile Stone Fort near Caherciveen

Here is a tour suggestion for you for these places:

Dhu Varren Garden near Milltown
Kells Bay House And Gardens in Kells

Rossbeigh Beach near Glenbeigh
White Strand near Caherciveen

Part 2: Ring Of Kerry From Caherciveen To Kenmare

Places to see between Caherciveen and Kenmare:

Valentia Island:
Glanleam Gardens: a historic subtropical garden with beautiful walks and exotic plants
Slate Quarry and Grotto: fantastic views!
Geokaun Mountain and Fogher Cliffs: walk or drive up to the highest point of Valentia Island and enjoy stunning views over the Iveragh peninsula
Cromwell Point Lighthouse: this lighthouse is open for viewing during the summer months
Tetrapod Trackway: 350 million years old footprints of an amphibian creature preserved in rock right on the Atlantic coast
Bray Head Signal Tower: enjoy the stunning scenery and beautiful views of the Skelligs on a walk up to an old signal tower.

Staigue Stone Fort near Castlecove

Skellig Ring Scenic Route: beautiful drive along narrow Kerry roads. Visit the Kerry Cliffs and the Skellig Chocolate Factory on your route.

Boat Trip To The Skelligs: visit an ancient monastery on a remote rock in the Atlantic. Highly recommended!

Derrynane House and Garden and Derrynane Beach

Stone Circle near Kenmare

Part 3: Ring Of Kerry From Kenmare To Killarney

Places To Explore Between Kenmare and Killarney

Boat Cruise along the Kenmare River: explore marine wildlife from the boat. Watch seals and eagles along the beautiful Kenmare Bay. You can book trips here.

Gap Of Dunloe: beautiful valley between the mountains with lakes and river. You can either walk the 6-mile pass road or go by jaunting car. Horses  for riding are also available near Kate Kearney's Cottage.

Carrauntoohil Mountain: This is the highest mountain in Ireland with 1039 m. If you want to climb this mountain needs you some basic experience and fitness. If you don't know the terrain you can book a guide here.

Killarney National Park and Muckross House: the National Park has lots to offer. You can explore its natural beauty on foot, by bike, horseback or boat. Boat tours are available from Muckross pier or Ross Castle.

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