The Ring of Kerry captures the imagination of both locals and visitors, with the sublime views only equalled in the diverse range of activities everyone can enjoy! As the saying goes,“Any Kerryman will tell you that there are only two Kingdoms: the Kingdom of God and the Kingdom of Kerry – “One is not of this world, and the other is out of this world".
For anyone who can’t travel right now due to lockdown and travel restrictions or for anyone who is dreaming of Kerry, this Virtual Travel Guide lets you experience this fabled county including wonderful visuals of nature and the landscape, food, history and much more.
When you think of Kerry, of course the first thing that comes to mind is the range of magnificent landmarks that inspire and capture the imagination! How about virtually enjoying these spots to get a taste of what to see on the Ring Of Kerry?
Ring Of Kerry
Even through a screen, the beauty of the region is absolutely stunning and you can soak in some of the Ring Of Kerry with all of the fabulous footage online. While nothing compares to the real thing, virtual travel videos are sure to inspire you to get booking!
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Heritage lovers will adore Muckross House, with the preservation of the property making it a truly astonishing destination. A fantastic selection of images, behind-the-scenes and farm tours can be seen on their social media and website. You’re sure to add the historic House and Gardens to your list after browsing the traditional offerings of this fully accredited museum.
For culture, try the Killarney Art Gallery with this premier art gallery in the heart of the town one of the major cultural destinations to see in Killarney. In addition to having a selection of artist exhibitions online that you can virtually tour, their digital shop offers you the chance to support local artists with an exquisite curation of artistic expressions and styles.
Nature lovers will adore connecting with the marine residents of the Dingle Aquarium with a virtual tour of Oceanworld. With Ireland’s largest collection of sharks, the Dingle Aquarium promotes conservation and education with plenty of resources available online to learn more in advance of your visit.
The splendour of Kerry is well-documented with adventure potential awaiting visitors from the sea to the mountains. The fastest way to get itchy travel feet for all of the extraordinary places to visit in Kerry is tapping into adventure travel recaps. Until you can get there, start with this video of a magical cave surfers discovered on the Kerry coast then click onto the myriad of uploads from other thrill-seekers!
Travel vlogs are another creative way to travel from home all while developing your Kerry itinerary. Check out these highly viewed virtual tours for popular routes for exploring Ireland (including Kerry), perfect panoramas, and breathtaking drone footage.
The food scene throughout the county is well-known as the wide variety of produce from the sea to farmland has led to some of the best restaurants and producers in Ireland being based in the region. Indulging in unforgettable food is an essential part of any travel especially on the Ring Of Kerry. Your shortlist starts with this best restaurants round-up while you’ll also be salivating over these pancakes from Ard Na Sidhe.
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A major travel trend after Covid-19 will be staying in hotels and why not daydream while you’re planning? You can peek behind-the-scenes of many of Kerry’s sought-after hotels including gorgeous spots for a romantic getaway or a more family friendly option, plus you can even anticipate your stay with this showcase of seriously majestic 5-star luxury. For Irish residents, browse these iconic hotels online then book a special staycation as a way to connect with loved ones after lockdown.
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Getting your greenery fix can be hard if your movements are restricted so discovering the area with a virtual tour is the way to go while you get ready for the real thing.
The beloved Killarney National Park is rightly famous as one of the jewels in Kerry’s crown with this woodland reserve that’s home to native Irish deer made a UNESCO site nearly 40 years ago in 1981. The combination of forest set amidst the rugged McGillicuddy’s Reeks mountain range and Lakes of Killarney make this a peaceful, stunning destination for locals and tourists. See more of the park on their Facebook with videos made specially for remote virtual tour visitors or this video that also shows the Park’s preserved historical areas.
Fishing is an activity you can take time out for across the coastal and inland areas of the county, making it a great way to soak in all the places to see in Kerry, too. Before you get there, you can read up on the rules for fishing and the many varieties that can be caught from the sea or in the Lakes of Killarney and River Laune. Some hotels offer fishing as an activity and The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens will even cook your catch for you while you unwind in the bar after your day on the water.