||Sneem Village - Where to Go in
& around Sneem
Sneem and the surrounding Kerry countryside boasts a huge
range of attractions and things to do, including iron age
forts, white sand beaches, working farms, old and new,
and of course great pubs. A list of our favorite places
to go follows.
|Stay in the Viillage !
Sneem is a fantastic place and there are little
gems everywhere you look. Have a look at my Virtual Sneem page and explore the
village. Alternativly go for a rambling walk
around the village, everyone is friendly and
there is so much history to see, stop at one of
the many pubs and enjoy the traditional
Miles from Sneem
A working farm on the outskirts of Sneem,
offering a range of courses or just a good family
day out. Really good for the children where they
can learn how to milk a cow, make butter and then
cook some nice food with the efforts of thier
labours. There is no better way to teach children
about where food comes from.
0.5 Miles from Sneem - Tel:
Yvonne 0863160224 or Sigi 0863561150 http://www.blueberryhillfarm.ie
|Staigue Stone Fort
Staigue Fort is one of the largest and finest
ring forts you are likely to see in Ireland. It
stands on a low hill in an amphiteatre of rugged
hills open to the sea on the south. The fort is
thought to have been built during the late Iron
Age, probably somewhere between 300 and 400 AD,
as a defensive stronghold for a local lord or
Miles from Sneem
Located close to Staigue Fort is Castle Cove. A
small village resort with fine sandy beaches
nearby, on a bay in the picturesque Kenmare
River. The coast has created natural rock pools
and there are exquisite sandy coves dotted
underneath the cliffs. The famous Black Shop Bar
is located on the N70 that runs through the
Miles from Sneem.
|Molls Gap (including Avoca
gift shop and cafe
Molls Gap is named after a woman, Moll Kissane,
who reputedly ran a shebeen (a hostelry of
dubious reputation) in this area in the 1800s.
Set high on a rocky ridge. The Avoca Cafe &
Shop overlooks mountains, rivers, lush
countryside and the famous Lakes of Killarney.
12 Miles from Sneem
(Kilarney National Park)
You can not do justice to Muckross House or the
national park with a little thumbnail image.
Follow the link to the Muckross website to get
the a better impression of the beauty of both the
house and surrounding countryside.
18 Miles from Sneem - Tel:
064 6670144 http://www.muckross-house.ie/
Inch beach is most famous as the beach where
Ryan's Daughter was famously filmed, if you liked
the films then that warrents a visit in its own
The beach is a sand spit jutting into the sea
between Dingle Harbour and Castlemaine Harbour.
An extensive sandy beach in a rural environment,
the whole area is rich in habitats of flora and
fauna. Be warned it can be very exposed during
|Note I am in no
way connected to any of the businesses mentioned
on this site.