Kerry town named Ireland’s most romantic location

Feb 13, 2024 13:11 By radiokerrynews
Kerry town named Ireland’s most romantic location
Reflections at Ross Castle, on the shores of Lough Lein, Killarney National Park, locals enjoy the Autumn sunset. Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan
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A Kerry town has been revealed as Ireland’s most romantic location.

Research from HelloFresh Ireland, complied the top 10 romantic Irish towns and cities.

Killarney was announced in the top spot in the study, for its range of intimate and affordable date options.


The report found, the towns scenery, coupled with its hotels, and affordable meal and wine options, made Killarney the ultimate romantic destination nationwide.

Meanwhile, Tralee was named the sixth most romantic place in Ireland, with the study stating the town exudes romantic charm with its floral displays, picturesque parks, and welcoming atmosphere.

The top 10 and experts comments can be seen here and below.



Ireland's Best Date Spots

Whether you’re looking for a picturesque after-dinner stroll or a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day, our data experts have analysed over 30 cities and towns across Ireland to reveal the most romantic destinations. Considering important factors such as affordability and romantic reviews, Ireland’s best date spots are as follows:

1. Killarney - Nestled in scenic beauty, Killarney offers romantic boat rides on its lakes and charming walks through Killarney National Park. It scored highest on our list for affordability and romantic accommodation.

2. Sligo - With its poetic landscapes, Sligo is perfect for a romantic stroll along the beaches of Strandhill. It offers the most budget-friendly night in too, thanks to it having the most affordable artisan cheese and wine.

3. Ennis - The historic streets of Ennis create a cosy atmosphere for a romantic evening, with traditional Irish music in its charming pubs adding to the ambiance.

4. Navan (An Uaimh) - Navan's ancient heritage sites, such as the Hill of Tara, provide a unique and mystical backdrop for a Valentine's Day date.

5. Shannon - A tranquil riverside setting and scenic Shannon Estuary views make Shannon an ideal spot for a romantic riverside picnic or a leisurely walk.

6. Tralee - This town exudes romantic charm with its floral displays, picturesque parks, and welcoming atmosphere.

7. Ballina - The scenic River Moy and Belleek Castle make Ballina a romantic destination, offering riverside walks and the chance to explore a historic castle.

8. Mallow - Mallow's beautiful Doneraile Park provides a romantic setting for a Valentine's Day outing, with its gardens, walking paths, and wildlife.

9. Wexford - The coastal charm of Wexford, combined with its rich history, offers a romantic backdrop for a seaside stroll and exploration of its historic sites.

10. Tullamore - Tullamore's romantic appeal lies in its historic Tullamore DEW Distillery, where couples can enjoy a whiskey tour and tasting together.


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