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Muckross Road, Killarney, V93 V6WF, Ireland
General Tel: +353 (0)64 663 6000
Res Tel: +353 (0)64 667 1550


 Are you looking for beautiful scenery, action packed experiences, as well as the opporutnity to relax and unwind? With something to suit all needs, The Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney is THE Destination for you! The perfect basecamp to explore all our wonderful county has to offer.

There is so much on offer in Killarney – from horse riding to falconry; a wealth of historical attractions; photography to golfing ad much much more! No trip would be complete without a boat ride past Ross Castle on the famous Lakes of Killarney or a jaunting car ride through Killarney National Park, or for the truly adventurous a hike up Ireland's highest mountain!

Your only problem will be trying to pack it all in!



Jaunting Car Ride

No visit to Killarney would be complete without taking a ride on one of the towns greatest traditions, a Jaunting Car. Local jarveys in Killarney are renowned for their storytelling, wisdom and local knowledge and charm.

A Jaunting Car trip is the perfect option to show you the hidden delights of Killarney National Park & the famous Lakes of Killarney. Step back in time and experience Ireland’s most traditional mode of transport. Sit back, relax and enjoy the local jarveys tales and stories of Killarney folklore.

Horse Riding

Ride through Killarney National Park and enjoy stunning views with trails to match. You will experience a unique opportunity to blend in with the Red Deer and other wildlife with breath-taking views of Killarney’s lakes and rugged mountains.

Historical Attractions

There is a wealth of historical attractions to choose from when in Killarney. From Ross Castle to Muckross Abbey, there is an abundance of choice. Our favourites include Killarney House and Gardens, Innisfallen Island, St. Mary’s Cathedral and Muckross House and Gardens, to name but a few! 

Angsana Spa at The Brehon Hotel

Just a stone's throw from The Gleneagle Hotel, take a break from the hustle and bustle of life and book a spa day at the luxurious Angsana Spa at The Brehon Hotel Killarney. Taking it's name from the exotic Angsana Tree, a tall, tropical rainforest tree noted for its crown of golden, fragrant flowers, which burst in to bloom unexpectedly. The Angsana Spa philophosy is to live life spontaneously, to sense the moment and savour time. Set in an ideal location, a day at The Angsana Spa is the perfect, relaxing experience during your trip to Killarney.


The dramatic landscape of Killarney and Kerry make it a golfer’s paradise. Kerry is host to some of the world’s most highly rated links and courses, including Tralee, Ballybunion, Dooks and Waterville, each carved and shaped by the mighty Atlantic Ocean.

Just on the outskirt of Killarney is Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, one of Ireland’s most prestigious and historic gold clubs. Located in Killarney National Park, surrounded by the lakes of Lough Leane, Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is a Four-Time host to the Irish Open and  home to two 18-hole championship courses.  


Killarney Falconry offers a once in a lifetime experience to interact first-hand with one of nature’s top predators and view their manoeuvrability in free flight against the backdrop of the MacGillycuddy Reeks. The birds are trained using traditional falconry techniques by professional falconers who draw on their vast knowledge and experience to assist with your up close and personal handling of the birds of prey. Suitable for all ages, this wonderful and exciting experience is certainly something different.  Experience the thrill when you interact directly with the predator as it flies from aloft onto your gloved fist.

Cookery Lessons at Just Cooking

Why not try something a little bit different on your next visit to Killarney? A fun and entertaining way to spend a day or an evening is a trip to a cookery class by Mark and Bernie Doe. Learn new recipes, and gain knowledge of food & cooking techniques. Just Cooking classes offer a unique opportunity to learn both basic cooking techniques and tricks of the trade. You can enjoy your foodie creations at the end of the class, which always tastes better when you’ve put the effort in! 


Take the opportunity to hone the skills and art of landscape photography during your stay in Killarney. There are opportunities for all photographers, from beginners to improvers in Killarney. Take landscape shots, work with light, learn to understand colours and photograph water during your trip. Explore Killarney and all its vistas abound while gaining the confidence to take your skills to the next level. There is no end to photography options when in the beautiful Killarney. 


Explore the beauty of the Lakes of Killarney in a different way. Book a kayaking tour and experience the Lakes of Killarney and Ross Castle from a different viewpoint. Totally unwind and relax as you kayak silently past islands and sleepy swans. Experience complete tranquillity on this relaxing and peaceful glide through the lakes. From your kayak, see the enchanting Innisfallen Island and hopefully glimpse some of Killarney’s red deer. A special experience to share with a friend or partner that you will never forget.

Pitch 'n' Putt at The Gleneagle

Try your hand at The Gleneagle Hotel’s 16 Hole Pitch & Putt course. Spend a couple of hours completing a round of pitch & putt with some tricky holes. Suitable for all ages and abilities, this is the perfect way to while away an afternoon with your friends, partner or family. 

Bike Rental

Rent a bike and explore Killarney National Park on your next visit to Killarney. With over 10,000 hectares to explore, bikes can be rented across the town. Ross Castle, Muckross House, Muckross Abbey, Torc Waterfall, the Gap of Dunloe are just some of the fabulous cycle trails that are popular with visitors to the town. There is now even the opportunity to rent an Electric Bike for a fun and easy cycle around Killarney.  


There are hiking options for all levels in and around Killarney. Enjoy unparalleled views of some of the most beautiful mountains in Ireland during your stay in Killarney. Climb Ireland’s highest mountain Carrauntoohill, a 6 hour, 12km hike or start with Cardiac Hill, a 1.5 hour, 8km hike. There is an option for everyone in Killarney, enjoy the fresh air and panoramic views whatever you choose!