Old Kenmare Road, Killarney

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Old Kenmare Road is located in Killarney. Plan to visit Old Kenmare Road and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Killarney attractions using our Killarney holiday builder .
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  • Drove this when we were heading to Glengarriff from Kenmare.Stopped at a tourist shop between the two villages Druids Glenn I think and found it ok for a picnic.  more »
  • Some parts of the road were a bit hairy but the views definitely made the risk worth it! Absolutely glorious - would have been even better if we'd had nicer weather.  more »
  • The road provides a chance for good scenery and calming atmosphere, however, it's definitely narrower than newer road, so drive safe.  more »

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Where to stay in Killarney

Travelers visit Killarney for the national park surrounding it, and there are plenty of places to stay in town that capitalize on the natural beauty of the valley setting. Because of its popularity, Killarney has more hotel beds than any other town or city in Ireland other than Dublin. Stay at a hotel or hostel in the town's center near the bustling corner of Main Street and East Avenue Road, or find a place along the side streets off Main Street for easy access to tourist shops, local pubs, and restaurants. There are plenty of affordable bed and breakfasts or guesthouses just within walking distance from the center, or you can stay outside of town at a scenic farmhouse or luxurious resort.
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