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White Heather Farm

Kenmare, Kerry, V93 VXD0

4km from Kenmare

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Lovett Family

The Lovett Family have been farming the land for generations and welcoming guests for over 40 years. The old stone farm cottage still exists. Cattle mainly Hereford @ Charolais and sheep namely Suffolk @ Scotch are reared on the farm. There is always lots of work to be done on the farm with the vegetables being sown in spring and silage cutting during the summer months. Many of our guests take a stroll before or after breakfast to the farm, enjoying the panoramic views on the way.

Glengarriff Road
V93 VXD0

Nestled on 100 acres of luscious farmland, enjoy stunning views of County Kerry’s majestic mountains and the buzz of life on a working farm at White Heather Farm. The Lovett family have been welcoming guests for more than 30 years, treating them to orthopaedic beds, indulgent breakfasts and great local knowledge. Ideal for tours of the Ring of Kerry, Beara Peninsula and Bonane Heritage Park, the picturesque town of Kenmare is also 4km away. Guests can enjoy gourmet restaurants, vibrant pubs and a wealth of outdoor activities.

Farmstay Experience

There is always something to do on the farm; with the vegetables being sown in spring and silage cutting during the summer months. Guests can take a stroll around the farm and see the vegetable garden and the orchard, they can even visit the hens to collect eggs.  Guests may also have a stroll on the mountain at the back of the farm and if they are feeling very adventurous guests are welcome to go for a swim on the river Sheen which flows through the farm!

How to get here

Take the Glengarriff Road N71 from Kenmare town, after driving approximately 3.5km, White Heather Farmhouse (located in an area known as Gortrooskagh) is signposted on the right-hand side of the road.

Sat Nav: Lat (51.85924) - Long (-9.543291)

  • Adventure Seekers
  • Farmstays
  • Pet Friendly


  • Fishing within 5kms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Irish Spoken
  • Ironing
  • Light Meals Available
  • No Smoking House
  • Private Car Park
  • TV in Bedroom
  • Walking
  • Wi-Fi

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Overall Score



Lena E.

28 Jun 2019 
Review Score: 10/10

We loved staying at Sheilas. She's amazing. Sheila was very informative, helpful, and made us a wonderful breakfast. Her room and home is nice and clean. It also had everything we could need and plenty of space. Her location was in the perfect spot to visit Killarney National Park and the Ring of Kerry. We loved visiting with her sheep every morning as well. Her property is lovely and surrounded by natural beauty. Will definitely recommend Sheila to others and come back if we ever visit Ireland again. Thank you Sheila, for a wonderful visit.

Host's Reply:
thank you so much Lena I enjoyed your company I am also glad you liked the area Weather is lovely now getting very busy if ever you come to Ireland again be sure to call Thanks again Sheila

Bruce & Liz

06 Oct 2018 
Review Score: 8/10

Sheila was a very welcoming host, and went out of her way to make us comfortable, even providing us with coffee and muffins for supper! The room was comfortable and clean, and the breakfast very satisfying with home baking.

Host's Reply:
Thank you Bruce and Lis glad you enjoyed your stay Sheila

Patsy W White

26 Sep 2018 
Review Score: 10/10

Warm greeting as we arrived fairly late about 9 pm. Shelia is a great hostess. Room was spacious with ensuite bathroom. Breakfast was wonderful with home cooked bread and all the fixings. Each morning was delightful with a friendly chat from Shelia. We had planned to spend one night only but booked and extra night to drive to Bantry and the Healy Pass.

Host's Reply:
Thank you so much for your lovely review Patsy we enjoyed your stay and lovely smile and also your family Thanks again Sheila

C Revels

23 Sep 2018 
Review Score: 10/10

Wonderful friendly host

Host's Reply:
Thank very much glad you enjoyed your stay Sheila


18 Sep 2018 
Review Score: 10/10

Thank you Sheila. We enjoyed our stay (including our stroll by the river) prior to heading out on the Ring of Kerry

Host's Reply:
Thank you Danny glad you enjoyed your stay Sheila


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