"The Ring of Kerry & the Skellig Ring

Here you can find some of our favourite spots to see on the Ring of Kerry & the Skellig Ring

The Coast of Kerry is arguably the most scenic stretch of Ireland’s most popular visitor showcase “The Wild Atlantic Way.

Here we will explore some of the highlights and spots you can visit when staying in Killarney.


The Map above might be useful to access the pins while you are driving the Ring of Kerry & Skellig Ring. Some highlights below not to miss !!

Valentia Lighthouse Wild Atlantic

Valentia Light House

Beautiful location, open to the public but the area is spectacular.

  • Tetrapod Trackway, 385,000,000 years old
  • Slate Quarry and Grotto
  • Transatlantic Cable Museum
Bray Head Valentia

Bray Head on Valentia Island

Bray Head is a way to get out of the car and walk up this very scenic trail. At the top there is an old viewing tower overlooking the Skelligs and Puffin island. If you look north you can see the tower on Dunmore point on the Dingle peninsula.

  • Saint Brendan’s Well
  • House used for Guinness Commercial
  • Transatlantic cable point.
Kerry Cliffs Wild Atlantic Way

The Kerry Cliffs at Portmagee

Amazing Cliffs 400 feet higher than the Cliffs of Moher. The view of the Atlantic is as wild as the Wild Atlantic Way can be. Looking out over the Ocean, The Skellig Islands and Puffin Island.

  • Fishing Village of Portmagee
  • Bridge to Valentia Island
  • Coominaspig pass, Highest pass in Ireland
Saint Finians Bay

Saint Finian's Bay

Saint Finian’s Bay overlooks the Skellig Islands and Atlantic Waves. Popular with Surfers, its not safe to swim here due to rip currents. If you roar “up Kerry” here eight times at the Skelligs you will hear the echo come back to you.

  • Chocolate Factory
Coomikista Pass Wild Atlantic Way

Coomikista Pass

One of the Great Vistas of the Wild Atlantic Way. A monument to Commandant Pat Quinlan and the Movie “Siege of Jadotville” has recently been added here.

Views of Scariff and Begnish Islands, Derrynane looking South. The the North Waterville and below Loher Stone ring Fort.

Derrynane House Wild Atlantic Way

Derrynane House, Gardens and the "Beach"

The Beach the Beach the Beach, there is an old 13th Century Abbey, the House is open to the public and the Gardens are free.

There is a Coffee Shop with a beautiful courtyard, named after the Ahamore Abbey.

This is also a nature reserve, its worth looking up Vincent Hyland he has amazing information on the area.