Killarney Black Valley Hostel
The fantastic 40 bed Kerry hostel is located 8 miles from the small Beaufort town and perfectly situated for many off the beaten track activities. This corner of Ireland is truly breathtaking.
It is located on the Kerry Way and the Macgillycuddy Reeks and Carrauntoohill are both accessible from the hostel. The Macgillycuddy Reeks are the highest mountains in Ireland.
This 40 bedded hostel is a modern hostel with a TV room and self-catering kitchen. A shop is located on the back of the hostel where you can buy your supplies. Family rooms are also available and the manager can give you information on walking routes in the area.
Its stunning location makes this hostel ideal for any visitors looking to discover the natural beauty of Ireland. Horse riding is available at the nearby Gap of Dunloe and boating in the Upper Lakes of Killarney.
"I have been going here for 40 years and still haven't found anywhere as nice. Great people, beautiful place." M.Keogh, April 2006
The hostel does not take long term stays maximum stay is for 7 nights.
The GPS coordinates are as follows for the Black Valley Hostel: Decimal: Latitude 51.986614 Longitude -9.652444. The hostel is located right beside the church. The hostel is situated in a relatively untouched and remote area of Kerry.
Road/Car: Take the Killarney - Kenmare Rd (also known as the Ring of Kerry) and follow the signs for the Black Valley, after Moll's Gap.
Bus: From Killarney to Beaufort Bridge (towards Killorgin), and walk 8 miles through the Gap of Dunloe
Rail: Killarney 21km
From Dublin Airport:
At Airport Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the M1 (signposted Dublin), Leave the M1 at junction 3, then at roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the M50 (signposted M50 Southbound), Leave the M50 at junction 9 (signposted City Centre, The South), then at Red Cow Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the N7 (signposted The South (N8, N9) Entering Dublin, Continue forward to join Motorway M7 (signposted Limerick, Cork) At Junction 9 take right hand lanes to continue forward on the M7 (signposted Cork, Limerick) Continue forward onto the N7 Entering Mountrath Continue forward onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) Entering Borris-in-ossory At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) Continue forward onto the N7 Entering Roscrea At roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) At roundabout take the 1st exit onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) Continue forward onto the N7 Entering Dunkerrin Continue forward onto the N7 Entering Moneygall, Continue forward onto Church Street - N7 Entering Toomevara, Continue forward onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) Entering Carrigatoher, Bear right onto the N7 Entering Birdhill, Continue forward onto the N7 Entering Lisnagry, At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the N7 (signposted Cork), At roundabout take the 1st exit onto the N20 (signposted Cork), Continue forward onto the N21 (signposted Tralee), At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the N21, Bear right onto the N21 Entering Adare, At roundabout take the 1st exit onto Main Street - N21, Continue forward onto the N21 Entering Castleisland, Continue forward onto the N23 (signposted Killarney), Continue forward onto the N23 Entering Farranfore, At crossroads continue forward onto the N22 (signposted Killarney), At Cleeny Roundabout take the 1st exit onto the N22 (signposted Cork, Mallow), Turn right onto Upper Lewis Road, At roundabout take the 1st exit onto Lewis Road - R876 (signposted Town Centre, Kenmare)At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto College Street (signposted Town Centre), Turn left onto St Anthony's Place, turn right onto East Avenue - R876, Turn left onto Kenmare Place - R876, At Kenmare Place roundabout take the 1st exit onto Kenmare Place - N71 (signposted Kenmare) At mini-roundabout bear left onto Muckross Road - N71, Continue forward onto Muckross Road - N71 Entering Muckross, Turn left (signposted Kenmare). Follow the signs for Black Valley after Molls Gap.