Lurraga House Bed & Breakfast

Cappaclough, Camp, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Tel: (353) 066 71 30231
Mobile: (353) 087 6348900
Email: lurragahouse@hotmail.com

 

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Local Activities

the Dingle Peninsular Co.Kerry Ireland © David Butcher

Our friendly home is only a three minute walk from the beach shown here and has splendid views of the Kerry Mountains and the Tralee Bay (below). This ideal location is the best base from which to tour the Dingle Peninsular. With plenty of activities to enjoy such as local golf courses, horse riding, wind surfing, angling, or just relaxing with long walks on miles of golden beaches. All set against the Kerry mountains on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other.

 

The Dingle Way

Lurraga House is in a prime location for walkers along the Dingle Way. We have walked the Dingle Way ourselves, and have found the best scenery to be between Tralee and Camp. The walk is full of local history along a mountain path overlooking Tralee Bay. Enjoy the peace, quiet and fresh mountain air away from busy lifestyles.

Enjoy the local flora and fauna with nothing to disturb the peace other than the sheep you meet along the Way. Air drying facilities are available.

We can arrange packed lunches and luggage transfer to your next destination along the Way.

 

The Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way is the longest defined coastal drive in the world and stretches for 2,500 km along Ireland's western seaboard. Lurraga house in Kerry is well situated along the Wild Atlantic Way, enabling you to experience first hand the wild natural flora and fauna where the rugged land meets the wild Atlantic during your stay.

 

Local Festivals

  • Camp Walking and Hiking Festival - May
  • Dingle Feile Na Bealtaine Festival - May
  • Camp Sheep and Horse Fair - September
  • Dingle Regatta - August
  • Rose of Tralee - September
  • Tralee Races
  • Listowel Races
  • Major Golf Tournaments (Irish Open)

The Dingle Peninsula (Leithinis Chorca Dhuibhne)

A change of pace is called for…

Spend time in a place, rich in tradition, literature and culture. The Dingle Peninsula is the home of some of the finest Irish writers, where the native Irish language prospers alongside modern languages. While here you can stop and think and savour the activity of your choice, or take in the magnificent scenery…the flora & fauna, arts and crafts, music, archaeology, sample the food & wine or simply chill out and spend time speaking with the people.

Dingle boasts one of the most natural and unspoiled environments in Europe. It's a place rich with wildlife, where archaeology provides a link to the past. This is a land of green hills, sandy beaches, glorious waterfalls and an abundance of mountain heather, primroses, bluebells, and other wild flowers, hidden bays, wondrous rock formations, busy harbours and of course wayside pubs.

A Céad Míle Fáilte awaits you from the home of Ryans Daughter and Far and Away!

The pace of modern living slowly drains away the vitality, which is the very core of life itself. Stop awhile and think!

 


holidays in Ireland

Super Golfing Location

When stepping on the fairways or the green or blasting from the sand, and hoping once again to beat the challenge of the game, life takes a break and worries fade away!

Lurraga House is ideally situated in the midst of major golf courses, for example Castlegregory Golf (9 holes) is only a 5 minute drive away.

  • Ceann Sibeal 18 Hole Golf Course,
  • Ballybunion International Golf (18 holes)
  • Dingle Golf Club
  • Dooks Golf Club
  • Waterville
  • Killarney International Golf Course
  • Tralee Kerries Golf Course
prime golfing location

Local Activities (Caitheamh Aimsire Aitiuil)

  • Archaeology (Seandalaiocht)
    This is a land littered with reminders of stone-age man and early Christian settlements. Many fine examples of Ogham stones and bee hive huts can be found in the area. Gallarus Oratory is another fascinating site. Local tours can also be arranged for the enthusiast.
  • Culture & Crafts (Cultur agus Ceardaiocht)
    Many of the local crafts have been handed down from generation to generation and have been preserved in loving detail, much to the benefit of the visitor. All types of artists still weave their ancient magic in this modern world. Including pottery, knitting, crocheting, weaving, leather making, painting, sculpture, gold & silver smithing, wood working to mention a few.
  • Diving (Tumadoireacht)
    Our resident dolphin, Fungi, and visiting seals enchant those who venture into the bays. The Gulf Stream provides the waters around Dingle with tropical travellers from as far away as South America, tropical fish, turtles, and even visiting whales make this a divers paradise.
  • Fishing (Iascach)
    For anyone who enjoys angling, fresh water or deep sea, the pleasure of fishing in this area is a joy to behold.

    We have a freshwater lake glenteenassig only a 5 minute drive away, stocked with rainbow trout and brown trout.

    Beach casting competitions are held on the local beach during the summer, boats can be hired locally for sea fishing

  • Hill Walking & Cycling (Siuloid-rothaiocht)
    A leisurely walk or hike can last from a few hours to a full week with plenty of opportunity and challenges for the energetic visitor. Some of the local flora & fauna can be breathtaking as well. Mt Brandon, the Three Sisters, The Blasket Islands to name a few!

    Cyclists can enjoy a rest with a relaxing walk on the local beach or a drink with a meal next door after their days cycling.

  • Horse Riding (Marcaiocht Capall)
    Miles and miles of sandy beaches and rolling countryside and hills will bring pleasure to the novice and experienced rider.

    Pony tracking is a major attraction in our area with local stables nearby for hire.

  • Sailing & Canoeing (Seoltoireacht agus Badoireacht)
    Words can never fully describe the thrill of experiencing sailing the ocean or the freedom of exploring secret coves and sandy beaches hidden from view! Water sports such as surfing, wind surfing, paddle boats and Yacht Charters are also available locally.
  • Other Attractions
    Pet Farms, Oceanworld Aquarium, The Aquadome (Tralee), Dingle Cinema.

    (Note: All golf, fishing, boating, diving, cycling, and horse-riding equipment may be hired locally. Lessons are also available.)

     

    Restaurants (Bialanna)

    Restaurants in Ireland

    The Peninsula boasts of world famous restaurants, and the availability of local produce from land and sea, make dining out a must for those who enjoy good food, from traditional home baking to the best of international fare. Cosy cafes and tea-rooms may be found in abundance to satisfy every palate.


 

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