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Welcome to Carrig

This charming and meticulously restored Victorian residence has a sense of timelessness about it that has captured the imagination of poets and adventurers alike.

Situated on the shores of beautiful Caragh Lake in Kerry, you will find the cleanest air in Europe, beautiful gardens and natural green woodlands with spectacular views across the still waters to the wildness of the Kerry Mountains.

For the past 15 years Frank & Mary have operated a very successful Country House & Restaurant and have won many rewards for their hospitality and their Lakeside Restaurant. They are members of Ireland’s prestigious Blue Book.

Carrig Country House has 16 bedrooms, each individually decorated in period style with antique furniture. Each room enjoys spectacular views of Caragh Lake and the surrounding mountains. All rooms are en suite with bath and shower plus direct dial telephone. Those who like to indulge can enjoy the sumptuous comfort of the Presidential Suite with its own separate panoramic sitting room, male and female dressing rooms and bathroom with Jacuzzi bath.

The Lakeside restaurant is wonderfully situated overlooking the lake. The atmosphere is friendly, warm and one of total relaxation. The menu covers a wide range of the freshest Irish cuisine.

Irish trout and salmon from the lake and succulent Kerry lamb feature alongside organic vegetables. Interesting selections of old and new world wines are offered to compliment dinner whilst aperitifs and after-dinner drinks are served in the airy drawing room beside open peat fires.

Within the house, chess, cards and board games are available in the games room.

Croquet can be enjoyed on the well-preserved lawns, whilst the gardens are a haven for gardening enthusiasts who may avail of personalised tours with the  head gardener.

Carrig Country House is the perfect setting for fishing, golf, cycling, canoeing and sailing. Here, one finds some of the best walking in Europe plus a wealth of archaeological sites and places of historic interest within easy reach. The house is adjacent to the Ring of Kerry, Muckross House, Dingle Peninsula, Slea Head, Ross Castle and many beautiful beaches. There are up to 15 excellent golf courses nearby for golf enthusiasts.

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