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MacGillyCuddy Reeks

MacGillyCuddy Reeks

Sneem Hotel is at the backdrop of MacGillyCuddy Reeks mountain range at the edge of the sea. The perfect location for an activity packed holiday break with beach close by and free kayak and bicycle hire at the hotel.

Our self catering holiday apartments are ideal for big groups of hikers and activity groups.

MacGillyCuddy Reeks is a mountain range on the Ring of Kerry in South West Ireland. Stretching slightly over 19 km (12 miles), it includes the highest peaks in Ireland and the only peaks on the island that are over 1,000 metres providing spectacular landscape The highest of these is Carrauntoohil (1,038 m), closely followed by Beenkeragh (1,010 m) and also Caher (1,001 m). The range also includes many other Hewitts (peaks of over 2,000 ft). The MacGillyCuddy Reeks is part of the Armorican Highlands, are of glacial-carved sandstone and are situated in the middle of the Ring of Kerry scenic route of Kerry with the renowned Lakes of Killarney. The Mangerton Mountain Range with the Devils Punchbowl is also on the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry.

Walking trail maps and ideas of routes on Ring of Kerry>>