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Welcome to Friars Glen Country House in Killarney, County Kerry. This family-run country house is located in the heart of Killarney National Park and only 4km from the vibrant heart of Killarney Town. Friars Glen offers bed and breakfast to accommodation of the highest standard. The ten spacious ensuite bedrooms offer all the facilities you would expect of a modern hotel room and memorable breakfasts are served each morning in a unique setting. Friars Glen is ideally situated to explore Killarney National Park, Muckross House and Gardens, Torc Waterfall, Muckross Abbey, Ross Castle and Inisfallen Island. Friars Glen also provides the perfect base from which to experience South West Ireland. Travel around the Ring of Kerry and to the breathtaking vistas on the Dingle and Beara Peninsulas.

Friars Glen’s peaceful countryside location will ensure a good night’s sleep free, from traffic and urban noise. The ten guestrooms are spacious, well-equipped and tastefully decorated

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • TV
  • Orthopaedic Beds
  • Tea & Coffee Hospitality Tray
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer

Breakfast like a king at Friars Glen!

Help yourself to the cold buffet table of juices, cereals, fruit, yoghurt and freshly baked breads. A great selection of cooked breakfasts freshly prepared to order are also available, including pancakes, smoked salmon and the all the delights of a full Irish breakfast. Irish breakfast tea, freshly brewed coffee, hot chocolate and a range of herbal teas are available.

Killarney Town:

On the Map: Killarney is located in County Kerry in the southwest of Ireland. The town is reached via the N22 from Tralee/ Limerick (to the north) and the N22 from Cork City (to the southeast).

Killarney lies on the edge of the astoundingly beautiful Killarney National Park, with its three magnificent lakes and the spectacular MacGillycuddy Reeks mountain range. The park is also home to Muckross House and Gardens. Killarney is a wonderful base for all manner of activities including angling and water sports, golf, riding, orienteering, hiking, cycling, and canoeing. The town itself is quite small but full of charm – this you will soon see as you walk down the brick footpaths and pass curious old-style shop fronts. Killarney is well known for its excellent shops, restaurants and cosmopolitan appeal. It is also renowned for its evening entertainment including many singing pubs, cabarets, dancing venues, and banquets. Traditional Irish music can also be heard in many of the local pubs on a nightly basis.

Killarney National Park:

On the Map: Killarney is located in County Kerry in the southwest of Ireland. The town is reached via the N22 from Tralee/ Limerick (to the north) and the N22 from Cork City (to the southeast).

On the southwestern edge of Killarney Town lies an untamed, rugged & mountainous country. The area includes the McGillycuddy’s Reeks, Ireland’s highest mountain range. At the foot of these mountains nestle the world famous lakes of Killarney. Here, where the mountains sweep down to the lake shores, their lower slopes covered in woodlands, you’ll discover the 26,000 acre Killarney National Park . The distinctive combination of mountains, lakes, woods and waterfalls under ever changing skies, lends the area a special scenic beauty. The Park contains many features of national and international importance such as the native oakwoods and yew woods, together with an abundance of evergreen trees and shrubs. A profusion of bryophytes and lichens thrive in the mild Killarney climate. The native red deer are unique in Ireland, with a presence in the country since the last Ice Age. At the heart of the National Park is Muckross House and Gardens. The house, a late 19th century mansion features period furnishings and artefacts and is a major visitor attraction in itself. Killarney National Park was designated as a Biosphere Reserve in 1981 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

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