Glencar is located in mid Kerry only a short journey from Killorglin town and the famous Ring of Kerry drive. Glencar is an area of incredible natural beauty with lakes, rivers, rugged mountains and forestry and is in the heart of Ireland’s highest mountain range McGillycuddy reeks. Take a panoramic drive around Caragh Lake, enjoy a stroll on the river bank near Blackstone’s Bridge in Lickeen wood or watch the salmon jump in caragh river.

  • Distance from Kerry Airport 39.2km
  • Killarney Bus Station 32km
  • Killarney Train Station 32 km

Directions from Killarney

Directions from Killarney, take N72 Ring of Kerry road, after 5 kms passing through Fossa, take the next left turn signposted for Glencar and Gap of Dunloe. Continue on this road for 15kms keeping left all the way. You will pass Lough Accoose & MacGillicuddy Reeks on the left, 2 kms on you will come to the Climbers Inn.

GPS 51°58'21.3348"-9°46'51.7044"W   OS map Irish grid: V 7766 8144   Sat nav: 51.97232, -9.78111