This farmhouse is over 200 years old and is situated in the picturesque Glenflesk valley. We are located nine miles east of Killarney town on the N22 road. We have six comfortable bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. There is also a guest sitting room. There is a no smoking policy at Salmon Leap Farm. Salmon Leap has private parking, central heating, power showers, tvs in bedrooms and is approved by the Irish Tourist Board.
This is an ideal base for touring the South West of Ireland. For visitors interested in walking or hill walking, we offer guided walks on a number of local hill walking routes. We can adapt the walks to suit your level of fitness. We can also organise walks for beginners and more advanced hill walkers in the Killarney area. There is a site of archaeological interest at Salmon Leap Farm. It is an early Christian burial ground dating from 800 to 1500 AD Please contact us directly by email for further information.
Central Heating & Power Showers
Angling (local rivers / lakes - permit required)
Horse riding and trekking nearby
Golfing at Killarney, Kenmare, Tralee, Dooks
Walking in the nearby Killarney National Park.
For hillwalking & trail options check guidebooks
Tours of The Ring of Kerry can be booked at the Guesthouse
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Salmon Leap Farm is a jewel. Sean was so kind, as was his lovely mother. They welcomed us graciously and the time spent there was wonderful. Such a clean, comfortable place. Sean showed the burial site to us and gave us an outstanding history lesson. He also gave us tips for driving to, and in, Killarney. My husband and I would recommend this B and B to everyone. It was actually one of the lower priced B and Bs that we stayed at, yet roomy and exceptional. It was perfect. Thank you Sean and family. SSSSS
Pamela And Gary -
United States (October, 2015)
Beautiful B and B in a convenient location. On our first day there we were welcomed with a tea service. The staff were welcoming and accommodating. We stayed at Salmon Leap Farm for three nights. Our room was very nice and cozy. Breakfast was delicious. The B and B also has an environmental conservation policy, which we really appreciated. The only negative thing was that there was only wifi access in the common areas. It wasn't a big problem but it would have been nice to be able to be in our room and plan the next day of our vacation or check emails rather than in the living room. We would stay here again. SSSSS
Janet And Tom -
United States (September, 2015)
Beautiful house and the rooms were large and very comfortable.
Breakfast wonderful and lots of different choices for all tastes.
Sean is very helpful and really makes you feel welcome.
Had 4 wonderful days and nights in Count Kerry and Salmon leap. SSSSS
Helena And Pål -
Norway (August, 2015)
Salmon Leap is our favorite B&B. It is comfortable and Sean is most welcoming. It is conveniently located yet out of the hustle and bustle of major tourist areas. After a great nights rest, a wonderful breakfast starts you on another day.SSSSS
Maryvonne Rault -
France (August, 2015)
My boyfriend and I had a fantastic time at Salmon Leap Farm! We had booked the B&B in advance believing we would have a rental car; however, when we arrived in Ireland we learned that the cost of the rental car was out of our price range. We had to take a taxi out to the B&B it is a little ways outside of town and were worried about having to take taxis around the next day that we were in Killarney. Turned out to be no problem because Sean was kind and not only took us into town in his car, but also showed us exactly where we could go to rent bikes and have a wonderful day in Killarney National Park. We are very grateful for his generosity! We also loved the Irish breakfast, the room we were given, and getting a tour of the ancient burial site on the grounds of the B&B. We will absolutely be back the next time we were in Ireland...next time with a rental car! SSSSS
Samantha Cooper -
United States (June, 2015)
We were so happy we stayed at Salmon Leap. It was the most peaceful part of our trip through Ireland. The room was a great size, the bathroom and shower was awesome as well. The view out the back of the property is amazing. We received excellent service while here, and enjoyed our coffee/tea in the afternoons sitting by the cozy fire.SSSSS
Michel Besancon -
France (May, 2015)
Salmon Leap was one of the best experiences I have ever had at any B&B. The proprietor was friendly and very professional; the room was ultra-clean, the breakfast great, the locality stunning and the proximity to town just lovely.
I can recommend Salmon Leap with a very clear conscience; a great place to stay, and very convenient for the journey onwards to Cork.SSSSS
We are conscious of the environmental impact each and every one of us has on the environment. Here at Salmon Leap Farm we are committed to providing the best possible service to our guests while at the same time minimising the impact our business activities have on the environment. We know that these actions will help in a small way to preserve the local valley and the south Kerry region for visitors and residents.
Please feel free to ask us if you have any questions about our green initiatives and you may have suggestions that could help us improve our policy.
At Salmon Leap we:
Adhere to good environmental practices.
Adhere to environmental law.
Aim for sustainable environmental improvement.
Aims achievable through:
protection of heritage site
protected wild life area on property
bat protection in out-buildings
waste recycling e.g. glass, cans and plastic
solar panels to help heat water
eco friendly cleaning/laundry products
eco friendly soaps and shampoo
towel policy (we wash towels left in shower)
cfl light bulbs replacing halogen bulbs (ongoing)
green electricity supplier (Airtricity)
aerated waste water treatment system/composting
eco ball laundry wash and air-dried laundry
reduced toilet flush
bulk purchase of soap/shampoo (refill containers)
We support local environment, services and suppliers by the following actions:
fair-trade tea and coffee
local produce where possible
advice on local walking routes/cycle tours
SOUTH KERRY VISITOR CHARTER
Feel good on holiday
We are working with the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) to make
South Kerry more eco-friendly, but we need your help. We can all reduce our
impact on the environment by making choices. As a visitor you have a very
important role to play in helping us to conserve our natural assets and
become a more sustainable destination.
Here are our recommended tips on how you can help:
Reduce energy by switching off lights and closing windows if heating
is on. Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland provides information on
what you can do at home.
Give the Car a Rest
Leave the car behind, if only for a day. Walk, cycle or use public
transport. We will happily provide you with advice.
Use local products, they give you a flavour of the area and help
support local communities. We are fortunate to have some fantastic
producers of food, drink and arts and crafts. Find out about local
markets or local and regional produce
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Try to avoid overly packaged goods and say no to that extra carrier
bag. You can also support the destination and businesses in their
efforts by using recycling facilities provided. Ask us as we have
information on what you can recycle locally.
Be Water Wise
Ireland has rising costs for water treatment and flood defence so
please use water wisely. Turn off the tap when brushing your teeth
and adhere to towel policies or other water saving initiatives.
Help us to look after the landscape and wildlife by not littering,
guarding against fire and using footpaths and cycle-ways
responsibly. Ensure you adhere to the principles of Leave No Trace
when out in the countryside.
Support Green Businesses
There are numerous businesses in South Kerry working to reduce
their carbon footprint through the GTBS. Choose green
accommodation when you are booking your holiday in South Kerry.