Situated in Aghadoe on the Ring of Kerry road, adjacent to the national park, this An Óige youth hostel is an impressive 18th century mansion on 77 acres of beautiful gardens and forests.
Commanding spectacular views over the mountains and lakes of Killarney, Aghadoe House is fully equipped with modern facilities whilst maintaining the charm and character of an historic building in peaceful surroundings.
On arrival a warm welcome awaits you from the friendly and knowledgeable staff who can advise you on all trips and activities available locally and nationally.
There is plenty to see and do:
Tours of the Ring of Kerry, the Gap of Dunloe and
the Dingle Peninsula.
Bike hire, boat trips or cayaking on the lakes, horse riding in the park, rock climbing, hiking and more.
We have free information and maps for cyclists, walkers and motorists keen to explore the kingdom of Kerry.
We specialise in family rooms, group rates and activities with a secure key card system in the hostel and bedrooms.
Large TV & DVD lounge
Secure storage room
Library and games room
Meals available for groups only (by request)
Self catering facilities
Free bed linen
Large car park which can accommodate coaches
National and international hostel booking facilities
Garden seats and picnic benches
Barbeque in grounds
The hostel promotes an ecological policy.
Just Launched - We now offer adventure activities in conjunction with Eco Adventure Ireland on our hostel grounds for groups.
This includes mountain biking, archery, low ropes, target shooting, team tasks and orienteering. We also offer river & ecology field study days for schools. For further information please visit www.ecoadventureireland.ie or phone 064 6634092
In summer, starting in the end of June, there is a free bus from the bus station in Killarney to the hostel.
By Car, bike or foot from Killarney
Take the Ring of Kerry Road towards Killorglin
Follow this road until you see the Golden Nugget Pub(large orange pub) in Fossa Village and take the right turn at this pub ( onto Dingle Road / Road towards Milltown )
The Killarney Youth Hostel is about 200 metres up this road on the left hand side. There is a long driveway up to the hostel so continue driving until you come to the car park and building.