There are hikes and climbs for every grade offering amazing views and sights across the county of Kerry and at the end of a long, but rewarding day out on the mountains, the hotels outdoor lakeside hot tub awaits you to help soothe and ease those aching muscles.
Torc Mountain, close the Lake Hotel, possibly the best views from any Mountain in Killarney and Kerry
The Mountain you see from the Lake Hotel directly behind the Castle is Torc Mountain, its a handy climb for one of the best views from any Mountain in Ireland. Taking the trails on the back of the Mountain which is laid with old railway sleepers, you can see the Upper lake in Killarney. At the top you can see all three lakes, Lough Guitane and even the mountains in Dingle. There is a good view of the Killarney National park, Castles and Abbey's and not forgetting the Lake Hotel across the Lower lake. Duration 1 hour to the top of a safe trail.
We are happy to provide local maps and routes for climbing or hiking groups and guests. Packed and picnic lunches can be organized for small or large groups with advance notice. Information on guides, guided hikes, climbs and walking equipment hire is available from hotel Reception. Preferential group rates are available to climbing and hiking groups staying at The Lake Hotel.
Mangerton Mountain looking back at the Lake Hotel
The Summit of Carrauntoohil Ireland's Highest Mountain
Some of our Bar and Accounts Team on the Kerry Mountains
The Cross on Ireland's Highest Mountain
Climbing Carrauntoohil or the McGillycuddy Reeks
We recommend these Guides to make sure you have the best day ever in the Mountains.
Torc mountain Trails in Killarney.