This property sleeps: 5
with 1 Double, 1 Twin, 1 Single room(s)
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Grove Lodge holiday homes is a lovely complex of 2 and 3 bedroom duplex apartments set in a quiet, peaceful area, in mature landscaped grounds, with deck areas along the perimeter of the majestic river Laune.They are tastefully furnished and the 3 bedroom properties in particular have lovely sunny balconies overlooking the river from a first floor aspect. The 2 bed apartments enjoy a patio outside.
The self- catering properties are located within a short walk of the town of Killorglin (of which 250 metres has no path, so walk with care) which is a vibrant market town boasting excellent restaurants, pubs and cafes. The local municipal library is home to the works of the Irish artist Pauline Bewick. There is a weekly country market featuring local produce and a large public playground.
There are sandy beaches within 8 – 20km of Killorglin, the nearest at Rossbeigh and Dooks, where there is also a wonderful golf links. Killarney is just a 15 minute drive so the Killarney National Park, Gap of Dunloe, Muckross House and Gardens are virtually on your doorstep. Indeed, Killorglin is a very good choice for those who want a really central Kerry base, being within easy driving of places like Glenbeigh, Ballinskelligs or Dunquin from where you can take a boat to the Skellig Rock or the Blasket Islands.
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There are a wide variety of outdoor activities on offer in the area such as kayaking, sailing, orienteering, hill walking and rock climbing at Cappanalea Outdoor Education Centre and Outdoors Ireland. The area offers some excellent fishing with the River Laune having good stocks of salmon and brown trout, the small lake of Lough na Kirka having rainbow trout and sea angling trips available from nearby Castlemaine Harbour. The nearest sandy beach is Rossbeigh Beach, 8Km away and has lovely dunes and is very popular with surfers.
The area surrounding Killorglin is very scenic and there are a number marked walks and trails with bicycle hire available in the town.
Killorglin is famous for one of Ireland’s oldest festivals, the annual Puck Fair which takes place every August. This has now developed into a three day festival with street entertainment, concerts, firework displays, a parade, traditional horse fair and of course the crowning of King Puck.
Situated in the very heart of Co. Kerry, this self catering accommodation in Killorglin is a great base from which to explore all that the ‘Kingdom of Kerry’ has to offer being within easy reach of most of its main attractions such as the national park and lakes of Killarney, the Dingle and Beara Peninsulas, Kenmare, Waterville and Ballinskelligs.