Few places in Ireland have been photographed as often as Ladies' View, a spot that offers unspoiled views of the famous Lakes of Killarney. The scenic point's name stems from a visit of Queen Victoria's ladies-in-waiting, who came here in 1861 and afterward told everyone they met of the deep impression the landscape of sky, water, and mountains had left on them. This is one of Ireland's best-known panoramas, but there is a bit more to this place than just one vista. The lookout also contains a modern cafe and a well-stocked gift shop, selling rugs, throws, scarves, and sheepskins. Try to time your visit for mid-morning or mid-afternoon, when the landscape is most conducive to photos. A visit to Ladies' View represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Killarney online holiday planner to plot your vacation.
Tours To Ladies' View
The Ring of Kerry Day Trip including Killarney Lakes and National Park BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $29
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Private Tour:Ring of Kerry,Skellig Ring,Kerry Cliffs and Valentia from Killarney BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $174
Duration: 6 to 8 hours
Full-Day Ring of Kerry Tour from Killarney BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $29
Duration: 7 hours
Ladies' View Reviews
This is a great spot to bring some food with you and sit outside for a picnic. The views are wonderful and there is plenty of space to spread out. I didnt hike all of the way down, there is no... more »
A short and scenic drive from Killarney, just past Muckross House and the Torc waterfall is this viewpoint with beautiful views. There is a cfe with hbot food and restrooms and free parking. look out.... more »
The view is incredible! There is a restaurant in front of it. So you can fancy a lunch with this views. This a must stop along the ring of Kerry! Just be careful when going down to the rocks to take pics.
Lots of free and easy parking. We enjoyed this spot for a lunch car picnic. Very nice view but not worth more than the drive from Killarney. There's a cafe / restaurant / wool shop with toilet also across the street.
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