Autumn in Killarney

Tuan Stag Killarney

Killarney's Red Deer Herd Rutting in Autumn

Autumn in Killarney brings not only the beautiful colours but the sounds of the Native Red Deer bellowing. The distinctive sounds echo throughout the National par, it’s a great time for wildlife lovers and Photographers.

Early morning of late evening is the best time to hear them, first two weeks of October they are most active

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Early morning on the lower Lake

Beautific Autumn colours in Killarney, there is a huge amount of really nice walks this time of the year. Derrycunnuhy Oak Woods walk to Lord Brandon’s Cottage for lunch, starting at Derrycunnhy near Ladies View.

Start at Muckross House and walk around the Middle Lake, stopping for lunch at Dinis Cottage.

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Cycling in the Black valley

Autumn is a great time to get on the bike and explore the National park and surrounding areas. E- Bikes are also available to rent for some help on steeper hills and for longer journeys. There are bikes available at Fleck Caravan and Camping park. Maps and helmets are also supplied.

Cycle from Killarney to Lord Brandon's Cottage via the Gap of Dunloe and the Black Valley and take the Boat back to Killarney

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Go to Ross Castle

From Ross Castle you can take a boat across to Innisfallen Island and Abbey, O’Sullivan’s Cascade on the other side of the Lake. There is also an old mining trail that leads to the old copper mines and Library Point. This is a wooded walk and ideal for cooler or wet weather.

Innisfallen Abbey was founded in 640 by St. Finian the Leper, they say "the warrior King "of Ireland, Brian Boru was educated there around 950 AD

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