Waterville known as the Jewel on Ring of Kerry
is a haven of tranquillity with some of the most spectacular scenery
in Ireland. The area has the finest combination of
natural beauty with magnificent mountains, valleys, rivers and lakes
and National Parks along with over 50 miles of coastline sheltered
coves and wide sandy beaches.
Waterville is a mystical experience - the beauty of classic
links land, surrounded by the sea, yet forever challenged and shaped
by the elements. Over 100 years old, Waterville is rated among the
top 5 courses in Ireland and the top 20 links courses in the world.
Links golf combines sand dunes gorse and native
grasses, firm fairways, sod faced bunkers and subtle putting
surfaces all intertwined by the ever changing weather.
Angling & Fishing in Waterville
Waterville House has access to private lakes and
fishing. Lough Currane located at the foot of Waterville House. It
is renowned for its scenic beauty, its stock of salmon, sea trout
and brown trout. There are many specimen fish caught on this lake.
The Cummeragh River, with it's five upper loughs,
Derriana, Namona, Cloonaghlin, Na hUisce and Coppal, feeding the
main Cummeragh River which flows into Lough Currane, (17 miles in
circumference), before entering the sea by a short river. All these
loughs contain Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout. Higher in the
hills there are numerous smaller loughs, rarely fished, containing
mainly small Brown Trout.
The lnny River, is a useful sized spate river some 15 miles in
length which supports a good run of Salmon and Sea Trout from June
The Kerry Way is a hill walk that offers may
different routes around the Ring of Kerry - if you are fit it is
well worth the track - the scenery is spectacular.
Scuba Diving, Sailing, Surfing, Water-skiing,
Boating, Swimming at Derrynane
Boat trips available to Skelligs Island and Church
Island. Heritage Centre at
Waterville Craft Market – is a unique and extensive visitor
market is a showcase for Irish craft and design. It is officially
acknowledged by craft workers throughout the country as one of
most outstanding outlets, a special place to visit.