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Activities in and around Brandon Village Dingle

  • A short drive away you can spend a day windsurfing, canoeing or waterskiing, or take scuba diving and sail boarding lessons. Equipment can be hired on location
  • Pony trekking along the sandy beaches
  • Bathing at safe sandy beach, a few minutes from the cottages
  • Angling at the coast, from the pier or at local rivers
  • Golfing in Stradbally, Castlegregory; more fine courses at Ballybunion, Killarney and Tralee
  • Walking, hiking, mountain climbing: can all be done from the house without long driving

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Hillwalking on Mount Brandon

Leisure Amenities in Brandon, Dingle Peninsula & Co. Kerry

Hiking, Trekking and Mountain Climbing and the Dingle Way Walking Route
Brandon village is situated on the 100 mile long Slí Corca Dhuibhne - Dingle Way Walking Route. The walk goes all around the peninsula - skirting the foothills, following mountain tracks, trails, laneways and minor roads. The region has plenty of marked walks through the hills and valleys to suit all abilities, including Cosán na Naomh - The Path of the Saints.
Weather can be unpredictable in the mountains.While only well equipped, experienced hikers should attempt the higher altitudes, there are plenty of more walks in lower altitudes.

Beach Fishing - Lake and River Angling
Bass and flatfish can be caught on Brandon beach. The bay offers surf, estuary, pier and rock fishing, with beaches at Brandon, Fermoyle, Kilcummin and Stradbally. There is excellent lake & river angling for brown trout, white trout and salmon. You can check out local information on shore angling on the Dingle Peninsula.
The beach near Brandon
Self Drive Boat Hire
Enjoy a day's fishing or spend a relaxing hour on Brandon Bay. Duántacht Bréanainn self-drive boat hire offers a range of rates from as little as euro; 30. Please read more on this page.

Bird Watching in Brandon Bay
The Cloghane-Brandon area includes a wide range of habitats from a tidal salt-water estuary and floodplain to the extensive river system that stretches up into the mountains. The bogland, natural meadows, rolling hills and rugged mountains are home to a rich and bio-diverse flora and fauna. Local residents include curlews, oystercatchers, herons, as well as gannets, fulmars, cormorants, choughs, razorbills and guillemots.
Slea Head Drive
Sight Seeing

County Kerry is famous for its beautiful scenery with a rich cultural, historical and archaeological heritage. Dingle town, with its abundance of shops, pubs and seafood restaurants as well as a colourful busy little fishing harbour, is 20 mins. away, crossing spectacular Conor Pass.

The Slea Head Drive is a exceptionally picturesque corniche road and leads you from Dingle town past prehistoric remains along the rugged coastline with glorious scenery including the Blasket Islands and small sandy beaches dotted among the Cliffs.

Last not least Killarney National Park and the Ring of Kerry are not to be missed and can be visited on day trips from the cottage.

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