|Lakes of Killarney, Co. Kerry.|
The Lakes of Killarney
|The three lakes that make up the "Lakes of
Killarney are situated within the Killarney National Park. An area
littered with ruined castles and abbey it is the Lakes that hold the
greatest attraction for visitors to this part of Ireland. The three
Lake, Lough Lean covers nearly 8 square miles (20 square kilometres) and
is nearest the town of Killarney, which makes an ideal base to explore
the area. It is home to Ross Castle built around 1420 It is dated with
uninhabited islands with boat trips running between Ross Castle and
Muckross Abbey and Muckross House are found on the eastern shore of Muckross Lake, or Middle Lake, which has a surface area of about 1 square mile (2.7 square kilometres). with Torc Waterfall less than a mile from the shore. The Lower Lake is separated from the Middle Lake by the wooded peninsula of Muckross.
Last but not least the Upper Lake is about two-thirds the size of Muckross Lake and lies in a valley of sandstone mountains. it is above this lake that the famous Ladies' View can be seen.
This area is not to be savoured in a single day to fully appreciate all it has to offer, take a leaf from the Irish culture in general "What's the Rush
Beauty of the Lakes
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