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Kells Bay House & Gardens

Kells Bay | Co Kerry, Cahersiveen 1, Ireland
+353 66 947 7975
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Very interesting

Did nice walk through the grounds on a sunny day. It was quiet there. Interesting plants with some... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Beautiful getaway

Utterly beautiful, truly unusual place to stay. The gardens and the bay are stunning, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Kells Bay House & Gardens is Ireland's premier sub-tropical botanical gardens situated overlooking Dingle Bay on the Ring of Kerry. Ideal for everyone with over 3 kms of walks and lots of Dinosaurs for the children. We also have 4 star accommodation in the former Hunting Lodge, with our Cafe and our Thai restaurant, Sala Thai, open daily throughout the year (check with us in the off season).
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Kells Bay | Co Kerry, Cahersiveen 1, Ireland
+353 66 947 7975
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Did nice walk through the grounds on a sunny day. It was quiet there. Interesting plants with some exotic that would seem at home in the Orient. The rope bridge was very sturdy and well worth trying. The trip definitely worth the entry fee which...More

Thank Mok7102
Reviewed 1 week ago

Utterly beautiful, truly unusual place to stay. The gardens and the bay are stunning, the self-catering apartment was lovely. Pretty remote, no shops for miles, so you will need transport, and the kitchen equipment was a bit sparse, so if you like to cook you...More

Thank gs315
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have to visit and afterwards head down to beach, just beUtiful great for kiddies all that's required is good weather!

Thank jamshe77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at Kells House and gardens having passed various villages and places to eat on the way, it was very disappointing to discover that there was no proper lunch being served. No sandwiches, no soup, nothing like that, just some croissants, scones, muffins and confectionery....More

Thank kmdub
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit for a day, or stay for a night or a week. If you want a quiet holiday base or a place to combine a holiday with some work, this is ideal. The gardens are wonderful, filled with amazing tree ferns and many other fantastic...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit. The gardens are stunning and the variety of plants/tree etc on show are unreal. It is really well kept too. The paths are in great condition and the map is brilliant and easy to follow. The kids loved...More

Thank bkeenan75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kells gardens are a heaven within a heaven. The gardens have a magical air to them. The area has many beautiful features including my favourite the waterfall at the end of the boarwalk. The price is a bit much but the views are spectacular. Surrounding...More

Thank albatross98
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three days at this B&B. I was a little concerned, at first, because this is an hour outside of Killarney, so we were limited on nightlife. It didn't matter. It was a relaxing stay at some of the most beautiful stretch of the...More

Thank ChrisofLegalShield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gardens are quite special here. The carvings from the old trees is a work of art. The only negative comment is the coffee shop would not give a glass of water, instead would only sell water claiming the tap water is undrinkable..... I find that...More

Thank Kornaye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kells Bay is about one hour's drive from Tralee along a very serviceable and fast road, although the turn to the Bay Gardens is a little narrow. All the way from Tralee the scenery is beautiful, with mountains and waterfalls vying with the bay for...More

Thank Penny G
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Hi is there easy road access & parking for a campervan to drive down to the gardens? Thanks
24 April 2017|
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Response from Elaine M | Reviewed this property |
Roads are narrow but on my visit I seen one parked in the car park so answer is yes.
Siobhan C
Do you accept the OneForAll vouchers
21 January 2015|
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Response from Carla M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Siobhan, I cannot say 100% certain, but I doubt they accept it. Quick way to find out is to' Google' OneForall Vouchers site, and you will find your answer there. Hope this helps.