From our Doorstep

We would like to keep it a secret, but we really wanted to tell you…

There are a host of activity and touring options starting right outside our door!
  • Take a dip in the Lake before Breakfast.
     
  • Enjoy a stroll around our beautiful Lakeside Gardens.
     
  • Try a game of Lawn Croquet.
     
  • Get ready for a catch as you fish on Caragh Lake.
     
  • Take-in a stunning sunrise or sunset / or a tranquil kayak on the Lake.
     
  • In the heart of the Reeks District enjoy a challenging Bohereen Loop Walk through Caragh up in to Glencar and back to Carrig.
     
  • With our bike hire explore the back roads and trails of Caragh Lake, Glencar and our famous Mountain Passes – Ballagh Beama and Ballagh Óisín taking in Blackstones Bridge and Lickeen Woods.

  • Relax with a lakeside pre-dinner drink at sunset!

Carrig Country House is a proud member of the Reeks District.

Reeks District

The Top Twenty Things to See & Do Locally

  • Fishing on Caragh Lake
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  • Walk around Caragh Lake taking in the Kerry Highlands of Glencar or enjoy the local section of The Kerry Way
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  • Cycle around Caragh Lake taking in the Kerry Highlands of Glencar
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  • Enjoy a Day of Adventure at Cappanalea Outdoor Education Centre
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  • Canoeing, Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, Sailing, Windsurfing, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing & Orienteering
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  • A Round of Golf at Dooks, Killorglin or Waterville Golf Clubs
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  • Horse Riding on Rossbeigh Beach
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  • A Visit to the Kerry Bog Village – a fascinating insight into how people lived and worked on the Atlantic Coast of Ireland in the 18th. Century
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  • A day on the Beach – Rossbeigh, Dooks & Kells Bay
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  • Bird Watching
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  • Climb Carrantuohill – Ireland’s highest mountain
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  • Visit Local Artist Pauline Bewick’s Kerry Collection in Killorglin
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  • Experience the mystical magnificent Ballagh Beama and Ballagh Óisín Mountain Passes
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  • Visit Skellig Michael – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Kerry’s Signature Points for the Wild Atlantic Way
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  • Explore the Ring of Kerry and Wild Atlantic Way From Our Doorstep!
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