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The Purple Heather

Address: Glencar Rd, Gap of Dunloe, Beaufort, Killarney, Co.Kerry, Killarney, Ireland
Average rating: 85%
Rooms from: US$ 69.31

The Purple Heather

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Set amid beautiful mountain scenery right next to the Gap of Dunloe, The Purple Heather offers a warm welcome and a homely atmosphere. Ideal for those exploring the Ring of Kerry, enjoy cosy en-suite guest rooms and a delicious full Irish breakfast.

All rooms at The Purple Heather are comfortably furnished and offer internet access, television, DVD and tea/coffee-making facilities. Beds are fitted with electric blankets to keep you nice and toasty during the winter.

Our hearty, home cooked breakfast will get your day off to a great start, while the beautiful mountain views from our dining room will whet your appetite for exploring the landscape. We also have a cosy guest lounge where guests can sit and relax with a cup of tea.

The Purple Heather prides itself on offering a peaceful environment and personalised service. We are perfectly situated for discovering the stunning scenery of the Ring of Kerry, the Dingle Peninsula, the Beara Peninsula, the Gap of Dunloe and Killarney National Park, all of which lay claim to some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Ireland.

Golfers will be spoilt for the choice by the numerous prime golf courses found in the area, while nature lovers can spend hours walking, mountain climbing, horse riding and fishing. The nearest beach is less than 30 minutes away by car.

Check-in: anytime after lunch time
Check-out: 11am
Breakfast is included in the price.
We accept payment by credit card.


Located Near

Located only a short stroll away from the Gap of Dunloe where there is pony riding and buggy rides through the Gap. Nature walks, Irelands Highest mountain, Hill walking, Close to restaurants Pubs with Irish music, Hotel Dunloe Castle 1km. Idealy centered for Touring Ring/Kerry and Dingle peninsula. Bus tours arranged.


  • - WiFi
- Cots Available
- TV Lounge - DVD Library
- Cable TV Breakfast:
  • - Included
  • - Free Parking
- Hair Dryer
- Tea/Coffee Facilities
Things To Note
CHECK IN BETWEEN 15:00 – 22:00 ONLY. On arrival: a £10 refundable key deposit for each set of keys to be paid and balance paid in full. Please leave shoes on front Shoe Rack as no shoes in the House. BANK HOLIDAY WEEKENDS, SPORTS EVENT WEEKENDS, AUGUST, CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR BOOKINGS – IMPORTANT NOTICE: Because of high demand during bank holiday weekends, sports event weekends, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Christmas and Hogmanay, all bookings for these periods will need to be paid in full in advance. Cancellation policy for bank holiday weekends, sports event weekends, August, Christmas and New Year bookings is 14 days before arrival.

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