Walking

The Dingle Peninsula is a paradise for walkers stretching nearly 50 kilometers into the Atlantic.
A dramatic and varied landscape offering costal walks, sandy beaches, mountains and lakes.
There are many walks around the peninsula that suit all ages and abilities.

Maps and trails are available from tourist information offices in Dingle or on irishtrails.ie
Guided walks can be booked through
•    w: celticnature.com
•    w: irishadventures.net
•    w: hiddenirelandtours.com
•    w: southwestwalksireland.com

Cycling

A beautiful way to discover some of the best scenery in the world where the clear and clean Atlantic seas wash against a rugged coastline.
Routes are available from cycleireland.ie
Guided cycles can be arranged with irishadventures.net
Cycle hire available from
•    Paddy’s Bike Hire w: paddysbikeshp.com
•    The Mountain Man w: themountainmanshop.com
•    Foxy John’s e: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Boat Trips

Enjoy the beautiful coastline and islands of the Dingle Peninsula from a short harbor cruise, blasket island eco tour,
a ferry trip to the great blasket islands, sea fishing or private boat hire. A trip to see Fungi the Dingle dolphin is also a must.
Boat trips available from
•   Dingle Bay Charters
•   Blasket Island Ferry
•   Great Blasket Islands
•   Dingle Dolphin Boat Tours

Watersports

Experience the wonderfulness of the Dingle Peninsula from a different viewpoint.
Choose from a myriad of water activities such as kayaking, surfing, diving, stand up paddling, windsurfing, kitesurfing and diving ... and much more
For information on all of these activities check out
•   Irish Adventures
•   Dingle Surf
•   Wild SUP Tours (Stand Up Paddling)
•   Jamie Knox
•   Dingle Marina Dive Centre

 

Archeological Tours

People have occupied the Dingle Peninsula for more that 6,000 years.
Tribes warred and invaded, religions changes, humans worked with stone, bronze and Iron. 
Sophisticated architecture that still stands aligns stone structures with solstices.
The greatest concentration of archeological sites in Ireland lies on the Dingle Peninsula and is nearly as compelling as the romantic landscape.
Tours available from
•    Sciúird Archaeological Tours +353 (0)66 9151606 e: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
•    Coastline Tours w: coastlinetours.net

Golf

Ceann Sibéal Dingle Golf Links
The most westerly golf course in Europe and one of Ireland’s hidden secrets.
A challenging links course but not overwhelming to play. This course is easy to book and excellent value for money
Castlegregory Golf Course
A superb 9-hole golf links nestled in the backdrop of Mount Brandon. A testing challenge to some of the most experienced golfers.
Bookings available on
•    w: dinglelinks.com
•    w: castlegregorygolflinks.com

Brewery & Distillery Tours

Dingle Brewing Company
The home of Tom Crean’s Beer brewed using natural spring water flowing from the Conor Pass.
While learning the art of brewing discover the story of Tom Crean the Peninsula’s Antarctic explorer.
Dingle Distillery
Learn how whiskey is made at the Dingle Distillery on one of the daily tours.
Also get the chance to sample what is now one of Ireland’s leading Gins, Dingle Gin.
•    w: dinglebrewingcompany.com
•    w: dingledistillery.ie

Music

Artists and musicians from across the world eat and breathe this authentic culture. Real music at real music sessions 363 days a year. Some of the best music can be heard at John Benny Moriarty’s, Flaherty’s, An Droichead Beag, The Mighty Session and the Courthouse Bar to name a few.
Celebrate and immerse yourself at The Dingle Tradfest and Other Voices Festivals, which take place in September and December respectively.

 

 

Horse-riding

Galloping across a beach with nothing around but the sound of the waves or taking a mountain trek with stunning views, nothing beats the feeling of freedom on horseback.
For bookings contact:
•    w: dinglehorseriding.com
•    w: seaviewequestrian.com
•    w. longsriding.com

 

Crafts

Artists can be found all over the Dingle Peninsula offering various forms of both
contemporary and traditional artistic expression.
Pottery, jewellery, sweaters, milliners, designers and makers of fine leather goods,
weavers and artworks – the choice is vast.
Some of the best are Louis Mulcahy Pottery, Sinead Lough Pottery,
Dingle Crystal, Holden Leather goods, Dingle Artworks,
Greenlane Gallery, Carol Cronin Gallery, Fiadh Designs, Lisbeth Mulcahy, NU Jewellers,
Brian de Staic Jewellers and Kathleen McAuliffe to name a few. Unique pieces – shopping heaven.

 

 

Other activities:
Play at Height Climbing Wall, High Ropes & Paintball   w: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Blasket Island Interpretative Centre    w: heritageireland.ie/en/blascaod
An Diseart, Centre of Irish Spirituality and Culture    w: diseart.ie
Dingle Dive Centre   w: divedingle.com

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