This self-guided cycle tour of Killarney National Park, including Muckross Abbey & Gardens, and Torc waterfall, affords you maximum flexibility to enjoy Ireland's unique landscape. Take safe, comfortable, well-maintained bikes to tour at your leisure. Avail of the map and information material provided to enrich this experience.
Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms
Killarney National Park's main attraction, this beautiful house, was built in 1839-1843. Queen Victoria stayed here. The gardens are world renowned for their splendour and grandeur.
Built by the local Chieftan, McCarthy Mor, for the Franciscians in 1448 it remained for centuries an important center of religious culture until sacked by Cromwell in 1652. A visit there today is an enchanting and spellbinding experience.
Gushing mountain falls, especially after rainfall, this attraction never fails to disappoint. A short path leads to this natural wonder.
Muckross Traditional Farms
Step back in time to Ireland in bygone years. Experience how everyday life was for the Irish centuries ago. Farming and household skills of yesteryear are on display. This is a functioning farm as worked before the time of mechanisation.
With an E-Bike, you are in the perfect position to explore the Killarney area, and in particular Muckross. Killarney offers a huge range of options when it comes to cycling.
We are happy to advise you on a choice of routes. Choose to cycle around the town, visit Ross Castle and the lakes in the vicinity, or venture a little further. Muckross, in the heart of Killarney National Park is an ideal location for a days cycling.
Leaving Killarney town, cycling along the Muckross road and over the Flesk bridge. At this point you can cross the road to the cycling path which will lead you directly into the National Park.
Bear in mind that Jaunting cars and walkers also use this path. The paths travel alongside the road for about a kilometre, before veering right into the Yew Valley Wood and towards the 15th century Muckross Abbey.
Take time at the abbey and explore the well-preserved ruins and vaulted cloister. Choose your route and simply enjoy stunning Killarney.
This e-Bike Tour has been designed to help you discover some of the most stunning scenery this region has to offer.
We will be travelling almost exclusively on quiet backroads.
If you are in Kenmare and want to really immerse yourself in this wonderful scenery, then there is no better or easier way to do so.
Add in some fantastic fresh local food, and it all makes for a memory you’ll hold for a lifetime.