The Lodge & Reeks Guiding Company

  • Churchtown, Beaufort
  • 087-2399789

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This beautiful, detached cottage lies just 3 miles from the picturesque village of Beaufort, County Kerry. Boasting a delightful open plan layout, this gorgeous Beaufort cottage is ideal for a group of friends or a family wanting to explore the wonders of County Kerry. With three comfortable double beds, one with the added luxury of a four poster, you are sure to enjoy a fabulous night’s sleep in this Beaufort cottage. The cosy sitting room offers comfortable chairs and a sofa to settle down in the evenings around the open fire with a mug of hot chocolate while you discuss the next day’s plans. The well-equipped kitchen and dining area offer plenty of space for lazy mornings with a cup of tea and intimate evening meals with wine flowing freely. Return to your spectacular Beaufort cottage after a long day exploring the sites and enjoy the evening breeze in your enclosed lawned garden where you can take in your surroundings and where children and pets can play safely around you. The quaint village of Beaufort sits at the foot of Carrantuohill, Ireland’s highest mountain. Within the village, you have a couple of local pubs where you can enjoy a pint of the black stuff while you take in the Irish atmosphere. Further afield, you have the scenic town of Kilorglin which is located on the River Laune. There are a number of sites to visit here such as Ballymallis Castle, The Puck Fair Monument, Blennerhasset Monument and The Metal Bridge. For night owls, there are good selections of bars and pubs as well as some lovely restaurants serving delicious food. Killarney with its rolling countryside and sandy beaches is also within easy reach. A perfectly placed Beaufort cottage, a great base for your trip to County Kerry!

Also Daily Guided Walks in the hidden Valleys of the Reeks  with Daily Ascents of Carrauntoohil   log on or contact us on 353 87 2399789  


Height: 1039 metres

Departure time:  9.30am  Daily

Climbing Carrauntoohil is a challenging day out with a good choice of routes to the Summit   total distance is 10k with 900m ascent.  When we meet at the starting point, I discuss the route with you and the team in order to plan the most enjoyable route for your day trip.with Local guide John O Sullivan with over twenty years climbing in the Reeks and resides at the foot hills of the MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain range   also  Lots of other guided daily trips around the Hidden Valleys of the Reeks  check out our web site  or give us a quick call to chat about one of our Walks

There are several routes we can choose to the summit –

  • Via Brother O Shea’s Gully,
  • Via The Devils Ladder,
  • Via Heavenly Gates,
  • Via Hags Tooth Ridge to Beenkeragh and onwards along Beenkeragh Ridge
  • Via Curved Gully

If you want something more challenging I would suggest Howling Ridge, but not for the faint hearted, experience in scrambling is essential!

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Open Fire
  • Rural Setting
  • Guided Walks available