The guesthouse is located within a 45 minute drive from 7 top quality golf courses. A brief description of the courses in the region are given below.
Ballybunion Golf Club
Ballybunion is one of the most famous links courses in the world. It is the most visited Irish golf course. The Old Course is a genuinely natural links course. The contours of both fairways and greens, combined with the sea breezes, provide the main challenge. The Cashen course provides 18 spectacular holes each with its own character. A tough walk, caddies are advisable.
Old Course: Par 71 - 6,542 Yards
Cashem Course: Par 72 - 6,216 Yards
30 Minute Drive
Castlegregory Golf Club
The Castlegregory Golf Club is a 9-hole links course set in view of Tralee Bay and Brandon Bay. One of their most interesting holes is the short 9th, where a lake has been specially built in front of the green.
Par 34 - 2938 Yards - 10 Minute Drive
Dingle Golf Club (Ceann Sibeal)
Dingle is the most westerly golf course in Europe. The scenery is magnificent, with beautiful views of the entire Dingle peninsula, the Atlantic oceans and the Blasket Islands. The course itself is a traditional links layout featuring a winding stream that makes its way across the entire course.
Par 72 - 6,696 Yards - 30 Minute Drive
Dooks Golf Club
On the north section of the Ring of Kerry, Dooks is a stunning links course. Set in a stunning location, with mountains all around and the beautiful Dingle Bay stretching away towards the Atlantic.
Par 70 - 6,010 Yards - 30 Minute Drive
Killarney Golf Club
In a beautiful setting by the famous Lakes of Killarney, the town offers two world famous courses - Kileen and Mahony's Point. Kileen is the flagship course and hosted the Irish Open in 1991 and 1992. Mahony's Point is the older course and has perhaps the most famous par 3 18th in golf, almost 200 yards over the lake's edge.
Kileen: Par 72 - 7,121 Yards
Mahony's Point: Par 72 - 6,780 Yards
30 Minute Drive
Tralee Golf Club
Set beside Barrow Strand. There is a monster par 5 that doglegs around the beach and the dreaded 12th that is often rated the best hole on the course.
Par 71 - 6,890 Yards - 10 Minute Drive
Waterville Golf Club
Set on the beautiful Ring of Kerry. Waterville is a truly beautiful links course. The "Mass Hole" is where Irish Catholics celebrated Mass during penal times.
Par 72 - 7,182 Yards - 90 Minute Drive
Within a 5 minute walk from the guesthouse there are miles of golden, sandy beach. Ideal for a leisurely stroll, relaxing swim, or quiet spot of fishing. Just 10 minutes back the road is the Maharees peninsula which is world renowned for its surfing. Surfing, diving, and boating equipment and lessons are available at very competitive rates. There are also plenty of beautiful rivers for anyone keen on fishing.
County Kerry is a paradise for walkers. Startling scenery and nature around each corner, geology, climate, flora and fauna, and man have conspired to write this rich story which you can read from the landscape as you walk. The county is rich in culture and has a long and colourful history. The Irish language is strong here, as are the traditions of music, literature and sport. The rugged countryside and miles of coastline offer opportunities for all types of activities.
Walk the Dingle Way. Only 2 minutes walk from the guesthouse. During a week's rambles over The Dingle Way, you'll encounter panoramic vistas of sea, mountain and islands, a profusion of unique birds, plants and unspoiled landscape.You will also see an astonishing array of ancient sites spanning 6000 years.
Climb Caherconree Mountain. Only 5 minutes drive from the guesthouse. It is said the Curoi Mac Daire had his fortress here at Caherconree. The wall across the promontory is what remains. Curoi was able to set the walls of his fortress spinning so nobody could get at the gateway at night. Mount Brandon is only 25 minutes away and Carrauntoohil is winthin a 45 minute drive.
The Ring of Kerry, and the wonderful Skellig Rock are within an hour's drive.
Killarney town is only a 30-minute drive away.
Horse riding can be experienced locally in Camp, and on the Maharees peninsula.
Within a 1 minute walk from the guesthouse we have two traditional Irish pubs - Fitzgerald's Junction Bar & Restaurant and O'Neills Railway Tavern. Traditional music is played almost nightly during the Summer. The Railway Tavern is renowned for its traditional Irish music sessions and its singing dog. A great place to relax any time of the year.
The Junction Bar
The Railway Tavern