Gap of Dunloe
    Crag Cave
Golf Course
    Pony Trekking
    Relaxing Walks


This is a wonderful base from which to tour the beautiful southwest coast of Ireland. Whether you’re looking for a restful stay or prefer a more active holiday, there is a varied and interesting range of activities within easy reach of Clountarrive House including angling, shooting, horse riding, pony trekking, golfing, boating, mountaineering and hill walking.

The golfer will find an unbeatable combination of breathtaking natural scenery and thrilling courses within a half-hour drive most notably Ballybunion Links Course, Killarney and the first European golf course designed by Arnold Palmer located at Barrow. For information on local golf clubs visit

The ring of Kerry is dotted with glorious beaches and coves. With such a long coastline sea and shore fishing is widely available as is excellent game angling. A new 100-berth marina facility has been developed at Fenit, just 8 miles from Tralee is very popular as a stop for touring the west coast of Ireland.

For those who are interested in history and archaeology there are many outstanding items of interest to be seen including Kerry’s famous "Crag caves" which are thought to be over a million years old, formed of limestone. It is a colourful wonderland of stalagmites and stalagtites plus Killarney house and gardens dating back to the 18th Century.

Tralee (11 km)


Pubs & Restaurants
Tralee Aqua Dome Ireland's biggest waterworld complex is a treat for all the family.
The rose gardens in its 75 acre town park, with modern children’s playground and pets corner
Splendid ash memorial houses and the Kerry county museum
A ride in the steam train from Tralee to Blenerville's 201 year old restored windmill is a must.
Four screen multiplex cinema
Indoor kiddies adventure centre
Walking Tours: both the Dingle Way and the North Kerry Way commence in Tralee suitable for both the casual and serious walker
Siamsa Tire-The National Folk Theatre of Ireland
Killarney (21 Km)
Pubs & Restaurants
Muckross House & Muckross traditional farms
Museum of Irish Transport
National Farm Museum
Model Railway- Over 1,000 sq. ft. of fascinating detail, with scores of trains on over a mile of track
Monkey’s Adventureland
Walking tours
Mountain Climbing. (Killarney hosts Ireland’s highest mountain Carrauntoohil at 1,039 m)
Killarney National Park is an area renowned for its abundant flora and fauna.
For further information or to make a reservation, please contact us by e-mail, or telephone
  Clountarrive House, Clountarrive, Gortatlea, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland. +353 (0)87 2791432