Lickeen is situated on the Iveragh Peninsula in the very picturesque Glencar Valley. Blackstones Bridge, a local landmark is just a short stroll up the road. The area falls within the SAC or Special Area of Conservation of the Caragh River Catchment. It is one of the most important salmonid rivers in the South West of Ireland and is a very popular salmon and trout fishing destination. The woodland itself was once part of the Lansdowne Estate and is classified as old woodland. Caragh Lake is in the vicinity as are the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, of which there are many opportunities to get great views of from the picnic area.
Things to do
Walk: The Kerry Way, a national long distance way marked way of over 200km, makes its way through this property.
Fish: Check locally regarding permits and licenses.
Scenic drive: The driving routes in this part of Kerry are widely regarded as having some of the most beautiful scenery in the country.
Don’t miss our hidden gem
Lickeen and the surrounding area is breathtakingly beautiful. You will not be disappointed.