From Limerick take the N22 to Castleisland. Continue on the N23 to Farranfore. Then take the N22 to Killarney & at the 1st roundabout turn left into the Ring road for Cork. Continue towards Cork for approx 12 miles. Turn right onto the R569 for Kenmare. (Travelers from Cork turn left onto the R569)
Once you reach Kenmare Town drive along Shelbourne Street & turn right at the Post Office on to Henry Street. You will reach a cross roads (facing Quills) –where you should take a left turn & continue on, taking the right turn immediately before Whytes Centra Garage sign-posted Riverside Villas. Orchard Grove Holiday homes are signposted to the right.
Alternatively, guests travelling from Killarney can take the N71 – Scenic Ring of Kerry Road to Kenmare. On approach to the town you will pass by The Kenmare Bay Hotel on your right hand side & Centra Petrol Station on your left. Take the left turn immediately after this, sign-posted Riveside Villas. Orchard Grove Holiday homes are signposted to the right.
Within Walking Distance
Kenmare enjoys some fantastic views of the surrounding mountains and lakes, it also has a brilliant selection of restaurants and shops.
Walking, diving, sailing, golf and horseriding can all be enjoyed locally.
Kenmare is a designated Heritage Town of Ireland and is approx 30 minutes drive from a host of sandy beaches.
Enjoy a morning swim in Kenmare harbour or take a trip on the "Seafari Cruise" and enjoy what the view of the surrounding countryside.
You can also enjoy some fantastic scenic drives in and around Kenmare.
The Ring of Kerry.
The Ring of Kerry takes in much of South Kerry, and it offers a panoramic journey through some of Kerry's most outstanding scenery around the Iveragh Peninsula.
Find out about The Story of Kenmare and Mapped Heritage Trail at Kenmare Heritage Centre.
Killarney town is a 40 minute drive and Cork City is just over 1 hour's drive from Kenmare.
New to Kenmare is the Star Sailing and Adventure Centre, which is located on the shores of Kenmare Bay. You can enjoy a range of activities from sea kayaking to windsurfing.