Travel & Tourist Guide to The Dingle Peninsula (Corca Dhuibhne) - Ireland


Entertainment & Leisure



Adventure Holidays

Blasket Islands Tours

Bus Tours



Fungie the Dolphin

Gallarus Oratory


Horse Riding

Just for Kids

Miscellaneous Activities

Ocean World Aquarium



Visitor Attractions



Towns & Villages


+100 Things to do in dingle !

  1. Hire a wetsuit and take a swim with Fungie, the Dingle Dolphin.

  2. Climb to the top of Mount Brandon, Ireland's second highest mountain.

  3. Put a bet on a horse at the famous Dingle Races.

  4. Visit Gallarus Oratory and Kilmalkeadar Church, in Ballydavid.

  5. Try the local Smoked salmon, with fresh brown bread.

  6. Spend a day on the idyllic Great Blasket Island.

  7. Visit some of Europe's oldest Historical sites on the Dingle Peninsula.

  8. Visit the lighthouse at the harbour's edge, and watch the sunset.

  9. Bring the kids to pick seashells and explore rock pools on our beaches.

  10. Enjoy a meal in some of Ireland's finest restaurants.

  11. Spend a day with the family on Ventry's Blue Flag beach.

  12. Charter a yacht at the Marina Centre, and spend the day at sea.

  13. Drive around the Gaeltacht, and see the most stunning scenery in Ireland.

  14. Spoil yourself at the Peninsula Spa, at the Skellig Hotel

  15. Take in a movie at the Phoenix Cinema.

  16. Go dancing.

  17. Get great bargains at Louis Mulcahy's annual Sale at his pottery.

  18. Walk along the sea cliffs at the mouth of Dingle Harbour.

  19. Taste a pint of porter (Guinness).

  20. Talk Gaelic with the locals.

  21. Sample freshly baked brown bread and honey at the Cafe on the Great Blasket.

  22. Sip coffee and browse the Sunday papers in our many cafés.

  23. Enjoy Murphy's Homemade Ice Cream, made in Dingle.

  24. Meet people from every corner of the globe.

  25. Hike the Dingle Way, over mountains and valleys

  26. Enjoy a night of good craic and company at one of the areas 52 pubs.

  27. Send a postcard to a friend from the Dingle Peninsula.

  28. Go Shopping.

  29. Sit with a plate of mussels at Ballydavid and watch the sun go down over Smerwick Harbour.

  30. Enjoy world cinema at The Film Club in The Phoenix Cinema.

  31. Walk the four mile long Inch Beach.

  32. Gallop a horse along a stretch of Ventry Beach.

  33. Climb to the top of Dunmore Head and feel like you're at the edge of the world.

  34. Eat a dozen oysters and wash it down with a pint of Guinness.

  35. Enjoy a Traditional Irish music session with local musicians.

  36. Surf some of the best waves in Europe at Castlegregory and the Maharees.

  37. See the Beehive huts and monastic settlement at Fahan, dating from the Dark Ages

  38. Take your dog for the best walk of his life.

  39. Marvel at the sea life on view at Dingle Oceanworld, Ireland's foremost Aquarium

  40. Put on your dancing shoes and dance the West Kerry Set.

  41. Backpack around the Peninsula staying in fine hostels.

  42. Take part in a Whalewatch Day at Clogher Head near Dunquin.

  43. Swim in the refreshing waters at one of our many breathtaking beaches.

  44. Pitch a tent at Ventry, light a campfire, and spend a night on the beach.

  45. Kids and adults can do a week long sailing course at the Dingle Sailing Club.

  46. Visit the Craft workshops at An Ceardlann.

  47. Dive and try to find a wreck of the Spanish Armada, near the Blaskets.

  48. Surprise your love, with an engagement ring from one of the town's three goldsmiths.

  49. Fly a kite on the beach at Beal Bawn.

  50. Improve your swing at the Dingle Golf pitch n' putt course.

  51. Sail into Dingle Marina, and moor up for a good night's craic.

  52. Enrol in a course at An Diseart, Dingle's Cultural and Heritage Institute.

  53. Visit a cottage built during the Famine, with a sad tale to tell.

  54. Visit the Pub of Annascaul-man Tom Crean, Shackelton's Antarctic companion.

  55. Watch a fishing fleet land a catch of fresh Atlantic produce.

  56. Hire a boogy board, wet suit, surf board, wind surfer, and more at Jamie Knox's Watersports

  57. Jump aboard one of the hour long trips to see Fungie at play.

  58. Watch weavers at work , on Green Street.

  59. Ride some tough Mountain bike routes as recommended by FHM magazine.

  60. Go deep sea angling and try to catch a shark.

  61. Bring the kids to the travelling funfair during the summer.

  62. Learn about the amazing history of the Dingle Peninsula at our museums

  63. Break a leg, and get along to see entertaining theatre at the Beehive Theatre.

  64. Listen to the dawn chorus from the warmth of a countryside bed.

  65. Take a guided tour of the marine life of the Bay, with Dingle Eco-Tours.

  66. Walk the Pilgrim's Route

  67. Skip breakfast the morning after the night before.

  68. Take a banana boat ride around Ventry Harbour.

  69. Paint a picture to remember your visit forever.

  70. Cycle the fuchsia -rowed back lanes and byroads of the Peninsula.

  71. Touch the whiskey.

  72. Don't touch the whiskey.

  73. Snuggle up in front of an open fire, with your loved ones.

  74. Join up with the "Wran" for a wild St. Stephen's Day, 26th December.

  75. Visit the Blasket Island Interpretive Centre, and learn about some of Ireland's greatest writers

  76. Eat locally caught lobster and prawns.

  77. Tour the beautiful Slea Head Route, with camera at the ready.

  78. Touch rare fish in the "Touch Tank" at Oceanworld Aquarium.

  79. Shop around for the perfect souvenirs.

  80. Cook your own Irish breakfast, bacon, sausages, black & white pudding.

  81. Enjoy a Sunday afternoon session at the Droichead Beag Pub.

  82. Find out what the word "craic" actually means.

  83. Hear a wave crash onto a beach.

  84. Pop into An Bothar Pub at the foot of Mount Brandon, after a tough climb.

  85. Smell the salty air blowing off the Atlantic Ocean.

  86. Join us for Christmas and New Year's Eve.

  87. Learn how to play the Bodhran, Ireland's Traditional drum, at the Music School on Dykegate Lane

  88. Sit in Dick Macks snug with a hot toddy cupped in your hands.

  89. Paint the town 'red.

  90. Rent a bike at Foxy John's Pub, and stay for a pint.

  91. Tee-off from the first at the challenging and beautiful Ceann Sibeal Links.

  92. Get Married in one of Ireland's most beautiful towns

  93. Spend a Bank Holiday Weekend relaxing or enjoying the nightlife

  94. Browse the selection of books on offer at our wonderful bookshops

  95. Go Kite surfing at Inch Beach.

  96. Experience the best in arts and culture at our Feile na Bealtaine Arts Festival

  97. Experience the very best Irish singer song writers as they record - Other Voices-"Songs from a room"

  98. Discover the beauty by viewing this gallery

  99. Do what you want to do.

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