Situated on the main Ring of Kerry Road, this area is renowned for its spectacular views of Dingle Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Kells is an old fishing village and still continues in the fishing tradition to this day. The tranquil atmosphere and crystal clear water of the sheltered blue flag beach at Kells Bay has made it a family favourite for years during the summer months.
Scenic walks from the village offer panoramic viewing points. Throught the wooded valley of kells, one approaches the beautiful wide open landscape of Foilmore. Situated on the Kerry Way, this area is a paradise for the hillwalker.
Travelling from mountain stage to Kells Post Office one has a panoramic view of Dingle Bay, the Blasket Islands and Kells Bay. You will also pass the tunnels at Drung Hill and the Gleensk Viaduct. The magnificent viaduct is a relic of the Great Southern and Western Railway Line, which ran from Cahersiveen to Farranfore Junction.
The “Golden Mile” is a scenic nature walk, which takes in the magnificent views over the Dingle Peninsula and Kells bay and offers superb photographic opportunities. The nature walk is adjacent to Pats Craft Shop in Kells. The complex comprises of a craft shop, a restaurant, food store, petrol station and a post office.