Remains of the abandoned house on shore in Dingle peninsula in South Ireland

On Ireland’s southwestern coast, the Dingle Peninsula attracts walkers with rugged coastline, quiet beaches and interesting coves.

Further inland, trails range from easy sloping hills to scrambles up cliffs and along ridges.

Circling the peninsula is the Dingle Way, a popular 179 km long-distance walking trail. Starting at the base of the Slieve Mish Mountains, the route takes seven to nine days to complete. Walkers can enjoy ocean views from Brandon Bay, vistas of the mountain range at Lispole and explore large sections of cliff-walking.

Walking In Ireland

An essential guide to the best walks in Ireland

From the towering cliffs of the Wild Atlantic coastline, to ancient, glacier-carved valleys, forgotten peninsulas and the impressive peaks of the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, Ireland is a walking holiday paradise. Ireland has a well-developed walking industry and is geared up for point-to-point (inn-to-inn) multi-day walks, where your luggage will follow via a daily baggage transfer service. On some of the more popular walking routes it’s easy to organise your own baggage transfer, alternatively book a self-guided holiday with one of the country’s many operators...read more

Dingle Peninsula Tours

Dingle Peninsula Walk

8 daysFrom £895
Dingle Peninsula
Tour Type Self-guided tour
Activity Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, Culture

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