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bonane house is located in south west ireland on the border of south kerry and west cork

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Bonane House, situated on the breathtaking Ring of Beara, provides an ideal base for you to explore and discover this stunning part of Ireland; making it a timeless destination for an unforgettable holiday.

The house is ten minute's drive from the vibrant heritage town of Kenmare, with award-winning food in lively cafes, restaurants and pubs, independent shops and galleries, a weekly artisan food market and an enchanting local nature reserve, all set against views of Kenmare Bay and beyond to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Sheltered in The Sheen Valley, with good access routes from Bonane House, it's easy to explore further afield.


Head North and you'll find Killarney National Park, The Lakes of Killarney and The Gap of Dunloe, Ring of Kerry, Skellig Ring and the Dingle Peninsula with its blue flag beaches.


To the South Glengarriff and Garnish Island, Bantry Bay, Sheep's Head, Mizen Head and the stunning West Cork coastline and beaches.

Travel East to the Gougane Barra forest park, Cork City with its English Market and the popular harbor town of Kinsale.

Finally, West for the cliffs, coves and beaches of the Beara Peninsula, part of the unrivaled Wild Atlantic Way.

Looking for more action? Hiking, climbing and coasteering, open-water swimming and scuba diving, surfing and kite surfing, sea or lake kayaking (including night kayaking) pony trekking, whale and dolphin watching, sailing, boat hire and fishing, road cycling and mountain biking are all within easy reach of Bonane House.

The dramatic, awe-inspiring, iconic scenery and abundant wildlife of County Kerry offers you an endless opportunity to capture, paint or photograph one of Ireland's most admired holiday destinations.

getting here
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Kerry airport is an hour's drive with regular flights from London Stansted and Luton, Manchester and Frankfurt, and twice daily flights from Dublin all with Ryanair.  Cork International Airport is less than an hour and a half drive and has flights from all London Airports and many other UK and European destinations.

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Irish Ferries, P&O and Stena have daily sailings to Rosslare and Dublin from Pembroke, Holyhead and Liverpool. There are also ferries to Ireland from Scotland, France, Spain and The Isle of Man.

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Bonane House is in a rural location and a car is essential, for longer stays we can include a small car for guests' use.

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