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Out & About in Killarney

Killarney is an Activity Paradise, a popular choice for activity weekends or family breaks in Killarney Co. Kerry - whatever your pursuit. Golf enthusiasts can chose from 43 Golf courses within a two hour drive including world class courses like Killarney, Ballybunion, and Waterville.

If you love the Great Outdoors, Killarney's National Park, Highest Mountains, miles of nearby golden "blue flag" beaches and its most Beautiful Lakes are just on your doorstep when staying at one of the finest hotels in Killarney, the Holiday Inn, ideal for family holidays in Killarney.

Walk, Climb, Cycle, Boat & Fish, or Horse Trek your way through beauty, nature and history.

All year round walkers can choose from low level waymarked trails like the Kerry Way to higher level hill walks, or for the adventurous, take on the 3000 feet + summits of the MacGillicuddy Reeks, including Carrantuohill, at 1039 meters Ireland's highest mountain. You will see the indigenous red deer in the national park or you might catch a glimpse of the White Tailed Sea Eagle. If cycling is your passion, you can hire a bike and explore and discover Killarney.

For lovers of horses and riding, Killarney is the place to visit. Whether you want to take a guided trek through Killarney's National Park, a pony ride through the Gap of Dunloe or a trip around the lakes in a Jaunting Car, you will experience a most unique and enjoyable excursion. If horseracing is your love, there are three racing festivals throughout the year.

Experience the wonderful Killarney lakes in all weather covered lake cruisers, engine powered traditional lake boats or self-propelled row boats. You can simply laze your way around the lakes, stop off at the numerous historic stops and islands, or chase the Killarney brown trout or more elusive salmon. Fishing enthusiasts can also avail of the many fine fishing rivers in Kerry or venture to the nearby Atlantic coast for some deep sea angling.

For amazing family breaks in Kerry, there is a wide variety of things to do, whatever the weather. From indoor playcentres and outdoor playgrounds to animal and traditional farms, where you can take a stroll down memory lane to visit Ireland in the early century, to teddybears picnics during the summer, fun fairs, multi-screen cinemas, you will never be short of interesting and exciting ideas to keep the kids amused.

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So book the Holiday Inn Killarney one of the most sought after family hotels in Killarney!

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