Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Kerry


October 20, 2018

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There’s no shortage of things to do in Kerry, so we’ve narrowed it down for you! Here’s our Mykidstime Top 10 things to do with kids in Kerry from every corner of the county and in no particular order!!

#1. Killarney National Park

killarney national park

What hasn’t already been said about this gem of a park situated just outside of Killarney.

It consists of over 26,000 acres offering some of the most scenic views in the county and you can easily spend a whole day walking or cycling in the Park.

#2. Blasket Island Boat Trip

The Great Blasket Island situated to the West of the Dingle Peninsula is a very special place indeed.

Packed full of history and culture and probably the Ireland’s best kept beach – An traigh Bhán, it is a must see. Boat trips leave Dunquin pier daily.

#3. Play at Height

From the people who put together the Croke Park Skyline Tour. Come climb one of Ireland’s highest climbing walls as well as swinging, soaring, zipping and free falling thrills.

#4. Torc Waterfall

torc waterfall

Located on the main Killarney to Kenmare road. There are some beautiful trails all around the waterfall that give stunning views of the surrounding area.

#5. Muckross House & Gardens

The focal point of Killarney National Park, Muckross House stands proud in some of Ireland’s most famed scenery. The house itself is definitely worth seeing but don’t forget to take a tour of the gardens as well.

#6. Gallarus Oratory

gallus oratory

Built in the 7th or 8th century and still standing to this day.

Resembling an upturned boat this unique structure was built using just stone and mud.

#7. Kerry County Museum

Located in Tralee in the Ashe Memorial Hall it houses various exhibits from Tom Crean to the excellent Geraldine Experience.

#8. Go and see Fungie

Fungie the dolphin

Take a boat from Dingle harbour and go and see Dingle’s most famous resident.  They offer a money back guarantee if Fungie decides to do a no-show!

Or take the coastal walk out to Slaidín to the mouth of the harbour and take in some of the wonderful fresh air.

#9. Surfing at Banna Beach

Here in Banna Beach just outside of Fenit in North Kerry you can catch some of the best surf in the whole of Ireland.

#10. Get Up Close to Nature in Tralee

Tralee Bay Wetlands Spring walks for families in Ireland

The Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre is popular with people of all ages. Why not check out some of their attractions!

If you have a favourite place that you think should be on our list, tell us in the comments below.



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Published On: October 20th, 2018 / Categories: Ireland, Things To Do / Last Updated: March 29th, 2021 / Tags: , , /

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