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Activities, Local Area

&  Excursions

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Fill your days with

excitement and discovery with a

range of fun and exhilarating

activities, indoors and out.

Many of our curated experiences conveniently take place

within Barrow House,

in the gardens, on the gorgeous grounds, or within a short

drive of the House.

For schedules and reservations, please contact

our front of house team,

we will be delighted to arrange an itinerary for you.


Local food & restuarants

Local Food & Restaurants

Delicious local food and drink at Barrow

Shuck oysters fresh from the sea, bite into fresh, organic produce.


Make a reservation for your bucket list meal on the

Wild Atlantic Way.

Dive into the exciting and delicious menus at our nearest award winning local restaurants.

Passionate chefs and food producers have made the The North Kerry Coastline

a must for any foodie.

For more information about local restaurants and bars and the menus available

click here to download our latest detailed local area guide.



A beautiful ariel view of Tralee golf co

Barrow House is situated at the epicentre of the

golf capital of Ireland,

surrounded by world-renowned courses making it an ideal escape for golf enthusiasts. 


Barrow House hosts private golfing groups exclusively,

with the perfect combination of luxury accommodation and pristine service

all set within a Georgian waterfront country house. 


Art Classes

An artist is painting by Barrow Bay, Ker

Barrow House offers

curated private art tours

showcasing the creative community

in the region.

Killarney, Dingle and Tralee is home to some of Ireland's most distinguished artists.

and are happy to engage with our guests at either their studio or in a private show at Barrow House.

To celebrate these incredible artists and their work,

and to allow guests the opportunity to learn about and potentially meet the artists themselves,

we have created several private studio tours.

Art Classes

Yoga classes with a view

A group practices yoga on the boatdeck a

Focusing on stillness, movement, breath and meditation,

this unique class held in the beauty of Barrow Bay

is guaranteed to equip you with all the energy and balance you need to take on

the day ahead with gusto!  

Bee Keeping

A day of Bee Keeping

Bee Keeping at Barrow House, Kerry, Irel

A day of Bee Keeping - A fun way to learn a new skill

and experience beekeeping

first hand.

We have our own hives at Barrow House and offer our guests an immersive experience

to learn the history and practicalities of keeping bees.


You will witness the mysteries of the brood nest and marvel at the bees

busily packing away the honey for their winter stores.

After visiting the hive we will return to the House where you will have

an opportunity to make Bees Wax wraps and to sample

our delicious homemade Honey Cake with a refreshing cup of tea.  

Classic Car Drives

Classic Car Drives

Vintage Car Steering Wheel


Three of the most famous Irish driving routes are on our doorstep.

The Ring of Kerry, The Conor Pass and The Wild Atlantic Way

surround us and what better way to enjoy them than drive them in style in an

open topped sports car or European vintage classic. 

Let us arrange for the car of your dreams to meet you at the airport or await your arrival at  Barrow House for motoring excitement  to begin.

Travel in Grace, Pace and Space.


In House Massage

Hand Massage

After returning home from a day of sightseeing

or sports activities a relaxing massage is an option available to you.


We can arrange a wide variety of beauty and spa treatments for you in the privacy of your own room.

Our treatments will help to balance body, mind and spirit,

including deep tissue, sports, relaxing and aromatherapy massages.

In House Massage


A stunning view of the open coastline an

From vast national parks to blue-flag beaches,

it is easy to understand one of the most appealing aspects of Kerry

is the plethora of hiking destinations, ranging from

moderately easy to immensely challenging.


 The top 5 hikes in Kerry are easily accessible from Barrow House.

Maps and experienced accompanied walking tour guides are available.


For more information contact the Barrow House team or 

click here to download our latest detailed local area guide.


Kayaking & Paddleboarding


Slip on a wet suit and paddle your way out to an adventure

From your Bed to the Board in minutes, the bay is all yours.

We are pleased to offer our guests free use of paddle boards

and kayaks.



A couple are horseriding on a beach, Ker

Experience trail riding through the spectacular scenery

that surrounds

Barrow. Enjoy an exhilarating ride along the beach or trek along miles of countryside 

All levels of experience  catered for and private lessons available to arrange.


Surf Lessons

Surfers on a beach in Kerry,

Whether you’re an individual determined to get

up on that wave,

a group of friends or family wanting a personal surfing lesson to have fun together ,

or a more experienced surfer needing some

feedback on technique,

then our local private surf school will give you that extra

attention to detail

and a dedicated coach

to work with.

Surf Lessons

Angling Trips

A seafishiing boat of the coast of Kerry

We are surrounded by some of the richest fishing grounds in Europe, 

and ideal if you are a leisure or competitive angler, looking for a unique experience

on your visit to Kerry, 

Discover the secrets of Valentia Harbour and

the Iveragh peninsula,

circumnavigate the Skelligs islands with their distinctive history and wildlife

or take a voyage around the Blaskets and Dingle Harbour.

We can customise an experience just for you and your group.

Sea Angling Trips
+353 (0) 89 246 3342
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