Attractions near Tarbert, County Kerry

Find out about and avail of the attractions in the Tarbert area near Keldun House Guest House!

Tarbert

Tarbert is located in the northern part of County Kerry right on  the River Shannon. Its on the N69 coast road from Limerick City to Listowel along the Shannon estuary. Tarbert offers a number of lovely walks along the banks of the river but also great golfing and angling possibilities. The...

North Kerry Golfing

Many top class golfing facilities are available in the region such as the famous Ballybunion golf club just 20km from Tarbert with its two championship links courses (The old course and the cashen course). Other courses in County Kerry are Tralee, Killarney, Dingle, Dooks, Waterville, Ring of Ker...

Tarbert Woodland Walk

Only a few metres from the door of Keldun House begins Tarbert  Woodland Walk. This 3.8 mile walk through the mature woodland and along the Shannon estuary takes in a number of interesting sites such as Tarbert Bridewell and Tarbert House which was built in 1680. A walking festival takes pla...

Tarbert Bridewell Visitor Centre

 Tarbert Bridewell is open 7 days from March to September from 10am to 6pm.The Bridewell also offers a coffee shop, gift shop and tourist information point. Guided tours are available for groups. Tel: 068 36500. It is located on the road to the ferry just 100 metres from Keldun House bed and...

Tarbert house

Tarbert House is a Queen Anne-Georgian style building dating from the 17th century. The house was build by John Leslie and is still in the family name to this day. Winston Churchills aunt was married to John Leslie and he spend some of  his school holidays at Tarbert house. Other visitors to...

Tarbert Bay

Tarbert Bay with its large area of sheltered mudflats, offers excellent feeding grounds for many species of birds. Some of the birds that reside or overwinter there are: lapwing, pintail, snipe, mallard, gray heron, curlew, cormorant, redshank, wheatear, scaup, swallow and robin. The wishing tree...

Tarbert Island Piers

They are two piers in Tarbert Island next to the Tarbert power station. The old pier was built in 1854 and was purchased and restored in 1994. The main pier was built in 1858 to accommodate large vessels and steamboats. it is now mainly used by the Tabert car ferry and the Tarbert Island maritime...

Tarbert Island Lighthouse

Tarbert Island lighthouse was built in the 1830s and came into operation on the 31st of March 1834 and is still operational today. This is a habour light to guide vessels passing up and down the Shannon estuary. The lighthouse is built on a tidal rock on the north side of Tarbert Island and a cas...

Fishing in North Kerry

For those interested in sea angling the Keldun house provides the best base for sampling either the shore or boat fishing available in the area. Tarbert Island piers offer a variety of species including flounder, plaice, ray, bass, and conger eel.

Equestrian Centres near Tarbert

Equestrian Centres located near Keldun house are: The Buildings Equestrian Centre, Tullahinell North, Ballylongford, Co. Kerry. Tel: 086 8247725. This is located 5km from Tarbert on the R551 between Ballylongford and Asdee Village. Moonshine Lodge Equestrian Centre, Tullamore, Ballybunion,...

Glin Castle

Glin Castle is situated just 4 miles from Keldun House.This magnificent castle is still owned by the Fitzgerald famliy Knight of Glin, and its splendid gardens are a sight to behold.The castle, overlooking the river Shannon dates back to the 18th century and has a long and varied history.

The Knight's Walk Glin.

The Knight's Walk in Glin, County Limerick  is 6km from Tarbert heading east along the Shannon estuary on the N69 route. The Knight's Walk starts at St Paul's Heritage Centre and goes to the highest point of the Glin Demesne, where a raised platform provides great views over the Shanno...

Carrigafoyle Castle

Carrigafoyle Castle was built  by O'Connor-Kerry in the 1490's on the Shannon estuary near Ballylongford, County Kerry. It was a large tower house and was considered one of the strong Irish fortresses at the time.The siege of Carrigafoyle Castle took place at Easter in 1580 near Ballylongfor...

Foynes Flying Boat Museum

Foynes Flying Boat Museum recalls the area when Foynes was the centre of the aviation world from 1939 to 1945 being the fulcrum port for air traffic between Europe and the United States. Go on board the only Boeing B314 Flying Boat replica in the world. The Foynes Museum recalls this era with a g...

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Tarbert Car Ferry

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Tarbert Cuckoo Walking Festival 2017

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Listowel Races 2017

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Tarbert Woodland Walk

Only a few metres from the door of Keldun House begins Tarbert  Woodland Walk. This 3.8 mile walk through the mature woodl...

Tarbert Bridewell Visitor Centre

 Tarbert Bridewell is open 7 days from March to September from 10am to 6pm.The Bridewell also offers a coffee shop, gift s...