There is no shortage of historic sites, great houses, other gardens to visit within easy driving distance. Ireland’s most famous drive the Ring of Kerry, overlooks the gardens but in our opinion there are other less busy but equally rewarding local drives. Valentia Island, with its wonderful cliffs and the astounding Tetrapod footprints and the Skellig ring are two of our recommendations.
The towns of Cahersiveen, Killorglin, Sneem, Waterville, Kenmare, Killarney and Tralee are all within comfortable day trip range of Kells Bay House. The Dingle peninsula, which dominates the view from Kells, offers a long but rewarding drive if Slea Head and the Conor Pass are to be visited. We are happy to discuss your planned route with you.