Welcome to Beaufort

Ten Things to do and see


Mountain Climbing : This is a mecca for mountain climbers and there are many peaks to choose from in the MacGillycuddy Reeks,  The Purple, (2180ft), Cnoca Bhraca (3100 ft), An Chruach Mhor (3000 ft), Cuimeen Easta (3100 ft), Cnoc Cuilinn (3150 ft), Carrauntoohil, (3414 ft), Beann Caorach (3314 ft). Most of them are composed of old red sandstone.

Golfing: Beaufort Golf Course: (18 Hole) & Dunloe Sport Complex (9 Hole golf Course & Driving Range). There are 5 other Golf courses within 7 miles of Beaufort. 

Pony Trekimg: The Ponymen Society operates pony and trap trips from Kate Kearney's Cottage through the Gap of Dunloe & the Black Valley daily.

Fishing : On the River Laune, Killarney Lakes and Gap of Dunloe Lakes. The Laune is famous for both salmon and brown trout. 

Boating: Trips through the Killarney Lakes from Gap of Dunloe via Black Valley: 

Shooting: Designated area with permission

Hill Walking:l around Beaufort and Gap of Dunloe and Tomies woods.

Historic Sights : Old Dunloe Castle (1207) & Corr Castle(1450) Churchtown old church ruins, Old Church ruins of St. Gobnait in Kilgobnet, Ogham Stones in Coolmagort, Ardraw Earthern Fort, and many ring and fairy forts. There are over 100 archaeological sites in Beaufort Parish.