Coolclogher House is a historic manor house set on a private 68 acre walled estate near Killarney on the Ring of Kerry,close to the National Park/Muckross House and gardens.There are lakes,mountains,beaches and castles within walking distance,and it is a short walk to town.Dingle and Kenmare are a short drive away.All the bedrooms are ensuite with wonderful views,and the super king-sized beds with Egyptian cotton bed linen ensure guests have a good night’s sleep.The beautiful kitchen is fully equipped,there is a separate dining room and two large,welcoming living rooms with open fires in which to relax and unwind.The house is superbly decorated with antiques,art,polished timber flooring,books,flowers and luxurious rugs throughout.This is a very special place to stay, especially in spring/summer,it is particularly suited to long stays and for celebrating a special occasion.It is licensed for small wedding ceremonies.It is recommended by all the top travel guides and Irish Tourist Board
Day Trips/ Activities/ Sightseeing /Horse Riding: Coolclogher House provides the perfect holiday accommodation for day trips to Dingle,the Ring Of Kerry,Blarney Castle,Gap Of Dunloe and lots more.Killarney National Park & Gardens,Ross Castle,Torc Waterfall,Muckross Abbey are within easy reach, some guests go for a run in the park before breakfast.There are many Blue Flag beaches a short distance away.There is horse riding through parts of the national park.Guests enjoy fishing and golf or relax at the house sitting under a tree with a cold drink and a book, or visit a local spa or cafe.For children there is a local pet farm and wildlife park, Crag Cave is also a short drive away. Evenings can be spent having dinner at the house, many guests have a caterer in to cook for them, or for relaxed family meals the kitchen has an aga cooker and there is an outdoor barbeque.In the summer many guests sit out in the garden until well after 10pm.There are also many great restaurants/cafes/ pubs/shops locally.Concert hall and cinema. The house is ideal for long stays as there is so much to see and do in the local area.
Fishing Killarney Kerry Ireland: Coolclogher House offers fishermen and anglers a truly unique location with superb accommodation for their fishing vacation in Ireland.The Ring of Kerry region abounds with numerous rivers and lakes, which provide some amazing trout and salmon fishing. The River Flesk is within walking distance of Coolclogher House, it has great fishing for salmon and brown trout. A stretch of the river runs through the Coolclogher lands by an Old Mill, this provides a truly unique fishing location.The River Laune is about 10 minutes from Coolclogher House and is a lightly fished river, which is excellent for fly fishing.The River Caragh is 20 minutes drive away and offers a rural location with salmon and trout fishing.Sea fishing can also be arranged during your stay.We avoid the more commercial fishing guides and we can recommend a number of local fishermen who know the area and the local lore which really adds to the experience.Easter/spring is a great time of year to visit Ireland.Coolclogher House is ideal for long relaxing stays and exploring this beautiful area .
Walking & Cycling in Kerry, Ireland: This is a wonderful location for Walkers/Hirkers and Cyclists with amazing scenery to be discovered nearby Killarney National Park is the ideal wilderness for the committed walker,or those who want short,stimulating and exceedingly beautiful walks and for cyclists of all levels of fitness.One of the best longer walks circles around Muckross Lake and is 13km of scenic splendour all the way.Another passes through Tomes Wood, a fine oak wood nestled between Tomies Mountain and Lough Leane and passing the picturesque O'Sullivan's Cascade.The walk from Knockreer House to Ross Castle offers some great views, while the slightly longer trek along the shoulder of Mangerton Mountain.Torc Mountain which includes parts of the Old Kenmare Road is ideal for the average walker with stunning views of Muckross lake if your lucky you might see a deer or rabbit on you travels.The park is full of wildlife and bubbling streams which add a natural soundtrack to your walk or hike.
We have spent many years restoring the manor it is a labour of love.
It is just stunning in a fantastic location.
The manor is a beautiful historic building set in 68 acres of private secluded parkland with a mountain backdrop really stunning setting It is also walking distance to the national park and the historic town of Killarney on the Ring of Kerry route.The town has great shops restaurants and markets.