The Purple Heather
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Glencar Road, Gap of Dunloe, Beaufort, Killarney,
Mrs Nora Moriarty
The Purple Heather B&B offers a comfortable stay in a cosy modern home that boasts panoramic views out over County Kerry’s stunning landscapes.
Guests to Purple Heather B&B are assured of a restful and welcoming stay in County Kerry. From the breakfast conservatory, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the Gap of Dunloe and of Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain. All rooms are en-suite and feature TV, electric blanket, hairdryer, plus tea and coffee-making facilities. Just one kilometre away is the Hotel Dunloe Castle, which has many bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and presents traditional Irish music.
Located close to the heart of Killarney, the house here is a perfect base for touring the area’s many spectacular sights such as the Ring of Kerry tour and the wonderfully wild Dingle Peninsula. Closer to home are the stunning lakes of Killarney, the imposing and fascinating Muckross House and the expansive National Park, home to some of the most awe-inspiring views in Ireland. The park offers innumerable nature walks and opportunities for mountain climbing.
Your host: Nora Moriarty
The Purple Heather has the following accreditations and awards: Winner of a Gulliver Ireland B&B award winner and mentioned in Michelin Guide de Routard.