Carrig House Country House & Restaurant
“Dedicated hospitality in a loch-shore setting on the Ring of Kerry” - AA Inspector
KILLORGLIN, COUNTY KERRY
Our Inspector's View
Located on the shores of Lake Caragh, a short drive from Killorglin and amid woodlands, this family-run house is the perfect retreat for a relaxing break. The bedrooms, some with lake views, come in a range of styles but each is decorated to a high standard with guest comfort in mind. Public rooms include elegant drawing rooms and cosy nooks. There is a true passion for food in evidence at dinner, where local seafood and seasonal produce are cooked and presented with care in the Lakeside Restaurant. Many outdoor pursuits can be found in the area – golf, hill walking, horse riding, cycling and water activities to name but a few.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 17
- Private fishing
- Direct Dial
- Lounge with TV
- Lounge without TV
- Open parking
- Maximum number of guests: t
- Dinner Served
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About The area
Discover County Kerry
Ireland’s most easterly county, Kerry, features a coastline of many inlets and peninsulas. It’s also home to the country’s highest mountains – the three peaks of the quaintly-named MacGillycuddy's Reeks range; highest first, they are Carrauntoohil, Beenkeragh and Caher.
The Reeks are part of the Killarney National Park, which covers 26,000 acres, and was Ireland’s first. Californian William Bowers Bourn bought the Muckross estate in 1911 and presented it to the nation in 1932. The park encompasses three island-spotted lakes: Lough Leane, or Lower Lake, Muckross or Middle Lake, and Upper Lake.
Killarney itself has been a popular holiday spot since Victorian times. These days it fills to bursting point in summer and there’s a regular programme of festivals. The stately Catholic Cathedral, St Mary’s, is on the western edge. The oldest public building is Killarney House, which dates back to the 1740s.
Tralee is the county town of Kerry, the northeast gateway to the Dingle Peninsula and known for its Rose of Tralee International Festival. The town was founded in the 13th century by the Earls of Desmond.
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