Welcome to Cloghane


The 5km drive out to Brandon's Point from Cloghane follows ever-narrower single-track roads, culminating in cliffs with fantastic views north and east. Sheep wander the constantly eroding rocks, oblivious to their tenuous positions.


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$1862.04 Walking & Biking Tours

Kerry 8 Day Hike Bike Tour

Day 1: Dingle- You will meet your guide at your first accommodation in Dingle. We then kick off our Irish Adventure with a nice evening in Dingle where we will dine together in one of Dingle fabulous restaurants. Overnight in Dingle. Day 2: Brandon to Cloghane Hike- Transfer to Brandon Creek which was the place St Brendan began his extraordinary journey to North American in the 6th Century. Hike from here along an old military road to the eastern side of the Brandon massif, finishing in the village of Cloghane. Overnight in Dingle.  Walk Details: Distance: 20kms. Duration: 5.5 hours.  Day 3: Slea Head Cycle -  Heading west from Dingle you cycle via Ventry to Slea Head with its magnificent breath taking views across the Blasket Sound to the famous Blasket Islands. From here you cycle on to Dunquinn and Ballyferriter visiting some of the ancient sites dating back to 2,500 BC on your way back to Dingle for the evening. Overnight in Dingle.  Today’s  Cycle Distance: 42kms/ 26mi. Day 4: Maghana Bo Hike - A wonderful Hike along the Dingle Peninsula from North to South, following a spectacular old farmer’s track. You walk over the plateau, passing a deserted famine village and Annascaul Lake on the way. Overnight in Killarney. Walk Details: Distance: 18 kms. Duration: 5 hours.  Day 5: Killarney National Park Cycle - Today we take a nice comfortable cycle through the Killarney National Park around one on the famous 3 Lakes of Killarney finishing at the 19th Century Muckross House with the chance to tour this wonderful 19th century house also possible is a visit to Muckross traditional farms where you can see a replica of an Irish 19th Century working farm. Overnight in Killarney.  Today’s  Cycle Distance: 26kms/ 13mi. Day 6: Gap of Dunloe Cycle - Today’s adventure begins from Molls Gap overlooking the Killarney National Park, We descend into the Black Valley and on to Conquer the Gap of Dunloe. Overnight in Killarney. Today’s  Cycle Distance: 36kms/ 23mi. Day 7: Old Kenmare Road Hike -   We will start our hike today from the South side of the Mcgillicuddy Reeks which is Ireland’s highest mountain range. From here you walk across the Killarney National Park and through Esknamucky Glen to the beautiful Torc Waterfall. Killarney for final overnight.  Walk Details: Distance: 22kms. Duration: 6 hours.  Day 8: Departure - After your final and substantial Irish Breakfast, you will bid farewell to Kerry and continue on your journey home.

$595.61 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Dingle Peninsula Hike - 5 Day Self-Guided Tour

Day 1: Arrive in Dingle - Arrive in the lovely fishing village of Dingle on the western tip of the Dingle peninsula for the first night. This is a “lively” village, with plenty of excellent restaurants and good pubs. Irish music sessions are available most nights of the week throughout the year. Access to Dingle is via a bus service from either Tralee or Killarney, with all details available on www.buseireann.ie Overnight in Dingle.Day 2: Dingle to Dunquin - This morning you will be taken by local taxi, we arrange, just outside Dingle for the start of the walk. Following past the historical Kilcolman, continues on to the glorious Ventry beach and from here takes you on a beautiful and very historic walk around Slea Head to finish at Dunquin. This walk offers an opportunity to see “beehive” huts very clearly, and also to get a full view of the Blasket Islands. Return by taxi, we arrange, to overnight in Dingle. Walk Details: Distance: 19kms. Duration: 5.5 hours. Max. Ascent: 350m. Rocky and grass tracks, beach walking and some road walking. Boots essential.Day 3: Tiduff to Cloghane - Again we have a local taxi transfer from Dingle, we arrange, to the tiny village of Tiduff, and walk from there across an old military road to the northern side of the peninsula – finishing in the village of Cloghane. This is a remote but spectacular walk – full of history and inaccessible except by foot. Overnight in Cloghane. Walk Details: Distance: 22kms. Duration: 6.5 hours. Max. Ascent: 450m. Grass mountain tracks with some rocky sections. Gravel tracks and some road walking. Boots essential.Day 4: Cloghane to Annascaul - A wonderful walk along the Dingle Peninsula from North to South, following a spectacular old farmer’s track. You walk over the plateau, passing a deserted famine village and Annascaul Lake on the way. You descend into the village of Annascaul. Overnight in Annascaul. Walk Details: Distance: 14kms. Duration: 5 hours. Max. Height: 375m. Grass mountain tracks with some rocky sections; can be damp. Boots recommended.Day 5: Departure - Departure from Annascaul to Tralee town by public or private transport. From Tralee, connections by bus and train are frequent to Cork, Limerick, Shannon or Dublin.

$894.02 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Dingle Peninsula Hike - 8 Day Self-Guided Tour

Day 1: Arrive in Tralee – the administrative capital of County Kerry. On arrival at your first guesthouse, your hostess will give you your full detailed information pack. She will also be able to suggest some of the many local restaurants or pubs for food and possibly music. Day 2: Tralee to Camp - Leave your guesthouse, and walk from there along back country roads to join the Dingle Way. You follow this route under the Slieve Mish Mountains before joining what was once an old road to Dingle. Passing a fascinating 12th century oratory, you then continue to the village of Camp. Walk Details: Distance: 18kms. Duration: 5 hours. Day 3: Camp to Annascaul - Walk from Camp to the lively little village of Annascaul. Crossing to the south side of the peninsula, you arrive at the magnificent Inch Beach, before continuing inland to Annascaul village for your overnight stop. Walk Details: Distance: 17kms. Duration: 5 hours. Day 4: Annascaul to Dingle - Leaving the village of Annascaul, you head for the town of Dingle. It then takes old, narrow country lanes through Lisdargan and Ballingarraun before joining the old military road below the Connor Pass, and on into Dingle. Overnight in Dingle. Walk Details: Distance: 20kms. Duration: 6 hours. Day 5: Dingle to Dunquin - Your route today starts just outside Dingle, passing the Early Christian site of Kilcolman and continuing to the glorious sweep of Ventry beach. From here it takes you on a beautiful and very historic walk around Slea Head, finishing Dunquin.  Overnight in Dingle. Walk Details: Distance: 19kms. Duration: 5.5 hours.Day 6: Tiduff to Cloghane - Transfer to the tiny hamlet of Tiduff. Walk from here along an old military road to the eastern side of the Brandon massif, finishing in the village of Cloghane. This is a remote but spectacular walk – full of history and through country only accessible on foot. Overnight in Cloghane. Walk Details: Distance: 22kms. Duration: 6.5 hours.Day 7: Cloghane to Annascaul - A wonderful walk along the Dingle Peninsula from North to South, following a spectacular old farmer’s track. You walk over the plateau, passing a deserted famine village and Annascaul Lake on the way. You descend into the village of Annascaul. Overnight in Annascaul. Walk Details: Distance: 14kms. Duration: 5 hours. Day 8: Departure - Departure from Annascaul to Tralee town by public or private transport. From Tralee, connections by bus and train are frequent to Cork, Limerick, Shannon or Dublin.

$953.70 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Dingle way-Self Guided-8 Days

Day 1: Dublin to TraleeArrive in Tralee, the administrative capital of County Kerry. This is the home to the famous Rose of Tralee festival. Upon arrival in your guesthouse, your hostess will give you your full detailed information pack, and she will suggest some of the many local restaurants or pubs and even traditional Irish music. Day 2: Tralee to Camp Walk along back country roads to join the Dingle Way, and then you follow the once old road under the Slieve Mish Mountains to Dingle. Passing a fascinating 8th century church, you then continue to the village of Camp. Fantastic views over the Atlantic Ocean. Day 3 : Camp to AnnascaulToday, you cross the spine of the Dingle Peninsula to traverse above the wildlife sanctuary of lnch beach and then on green road and hilltop to the picturesque village of Annascaul, where you overnight. Day 4: Annascaul to DingleContinue along a medieval road to the fishing village of Dingle, which is steeped in Irish culture and music, and where the locals still speak in the native (Gaelic) tongue. Dingle is a wonderful little harbour town and boasts attractions such as the Marine Centre, boat trip to see 'Fungi', Dingle's resident dolphin, 52 pubs and attractive craft shops and famous restaurants. Day 5: Dingle to Slea HeadToday's walking is spectacular, taking you via Ventry Beach and along the slopes of Mount Eagle to Slea Head. This stretch is famous for its concentration of archaeological sites such as the "beehive" huts. You will get to see the wonderfully remote Blasket Islands and experience life in one of Ireland's Gaeltacht regions. Overnight in Dunquin. Day 6: Slea head to Feothanagh The road leading out of Dunquin provides a brisk uphill walk. Heading due north, the Dingle Way soon turns into a gravel path and then rounds the shoulder of An Ghráig at 120m above sea-level. After heading across grasslands and passing the small picturesque Clogher Beach, the Dingle Way skirts some cliffs where the full force of the Atlantic can be felt as waves come crashing in below. Day 7: Feothanagh to CloghaneToday, you will walk across an old military road to the northern side of the peninsula - finishing in the village of Cloghane. This is a remote but spectacular walk - full of history and inaccessible except by foot. Day 8: Cloghane to Castlegregory Today is a walk along the beaches, made interesting by the remains of a 15- century church and graveyard at Stradbally. Farther along are the Lough Gill wildlife sanctuary and more beaches, walking around a peninsula before coming to Castlegregory.