Tralee, the Capital town of Kerry
Our park is just a 10 minute walk to Tralee town centre where there is lots to see and do.
Siamsa Tire is the home of the National Folk Theatre of Ireland, Siamsa Tire brings together locals and visitors from all over the world to enjoy the best of Irish culture through music, song and dance. During the summer months they have an excellent show on every night which tells a story of rural Ireland long ago through music, song, mime and dance. Our international guests really enjoy this show and tickets can be booked at Reception.
Kerry County Museum: With over 4,000 objects in its collection, the museum aims to collect, preserve display and communicate material relating to the archaeological, historical and culture heritage of County Kerry and re-creation of medieval Tralee. Take a trip down memory lane at the Kennelly Archive Photography collection. It is also a great option for families, especially on a wet day. The tourist office is also located in the same building and is open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm.
Blennerville Windmill: The 200-year -old working windmill is the centrepiece of a major attraction on the shores of Tralee Bay. This is an historic place and was the main port of emigration to North America during the great Famine. The famine museum here is of particular interest to guests from overseas.
A Night at the Dogs: This action-packed evening at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium combines unbeatable atmosphere, amazing food, great craic and top-class racing which will make you want to come back again and again. It’s a great night time activity for families as the kids love betting on the races and the minimum bet is just €2 so it won’t break the bank!
Golf: Tralee provides a spectacular setting for golfers of all levels with an Arnold Palmer-designed course at Barrow which is widely acclaimed as one of the finest links courses in the world.
If a full round of golf is too much for you, try your hand at some pitch and putt instead at Killeen Wood-a fun way to keep the whole family entertained.
Aqua Dome: During the day the Aqua Dome is busy with families having fun swimming, splashing, sliding etc. However, in the evening it tends to be quieter and is lovely to go for a relaxing swim. The highlight for adults is the Vitality Suite. Here there is a tropical Sauna, Scandinavian Sauna, Sea Salt Steam room and standard steam room. There is a plunge pool to cool your down between each one and full length heated loungers and seats to relax on afterwards. It’s well worth a visit.
Tralee Town Park is just across the road from our park and is lovely to take a walk around. During the summer months when the roses are in bloom the scents and colours are spectacular. It is the 2nd biggest Rose Garden in Ireland. Dogs are allowed on leads. It also has a large playground. It is also host to the Park Run 5k and Junior Park Run 2k on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
St. Johns Church is well worth a visit. Its 200m spire can be seen from our park and the stained glass window, which ranks amongst the finest of its style in Western Europe, was completed in 1861. Mass times are available at Reception.
Shopping! We are lucky to have so many big brand shops in Tralee. These include TK Maxx, Next, Shaws, Dunnes Stores, Carriag Donn, Veromoda & Pamela Scotts. Not to mention a very large and well-appointed Pennys, which is almost a tourist attraction in itself! Tralee is a great place to shop and our guests are often laden down with bags after a trip into town!