Ideal for a romantic couples escape Killarney National Park, a lover’s paradise; secluded hidden lakes, beaches, enchanting waterfalls and mesmerising sunsets. Our favourite spots for the perfect photo together

Destination Killarney - Ross Castle - Swans at the forefront of the photo

1. Ross Castle

Sits on the edge of Lough Leane, built in the 15thcentury. Just a stone’s throw from Killarney town, the trip to the castle is best taken by Jaunting Cart. The castle is open for tours throughout the season and boat trips are available to Inisfallen Island from the castle too.

2. Lough Leane

The largest of the three lakes of Killarney.Locals and tourists alike pause and catch their breathat its unique natural beauty.

Muckross Abbey Courtyard - Destination Killarney

3. Muckross Abbey

An old Irish Monastery situated in the middle of the national park. Founded in 1448 as a Franciscan friary, Its most striking feature is a central courtyard, which contains a large yew tree and is surrounded by a vaulted cloister.

torc waterfall - Destination Killarney

4. Torc Waterfall

A cascade waterfall at 20 metres high, 110 metres long, A short walk of approx 200 metres brings you to the waterfall. From that point steps lead to another viewing point at a higher altitude that provides a view over the Middle Lake.

Ladies View Killarney

5. Ladies View

Gap of Dunloe, Purple Mountain and the MacGillycuddy Reeks can be seen from Ladies View, an amazing viewing spot – ideal for a romantic snap!

6. Meeting of the Waters

Where all three of Killarney’s glorious lakes merge together. Most definitely one of the best hidden gems in Killarney. The area is so beautiful, echoing peace and tranquillity in a world of its own.