5 great things to do in Castlegregory
The endless miles of surf of Brandon Bay creates a haven for water-sports enthusiasts. There is a wide variety of water activities to choose from. Brandon Bay is internationally recognised as one of the best places to surf in the world.
Jamie Knox water-sports is renowned for its leisure activities, including wind-surfing, canoeing, water-sport lessons, and also provides a Kiddies club.
Enjoy an amazing scuba-diving experience at Waterworld. It has daily dive trips around The Maharees Islands. It also provides diving instructions for beginners.
Castlegregory is right at the centre of one of the best birdwatching in Kerry. Famous for its seabirds and the beautiful swans that make Lough Gill their home. The winter is the best time to pursue bird-watching in this area, due to the migration of birds from the northern hemisphere. View more information here >>
3. Walking and Hillwalking
Apart from enjoying a relaxing walk along the many miles of sandy beach, there is a contrasting walk at Glentinassig Forest Park. It incorporates 450 hectares of woodland, mountain and lakes to explore.
One of Ireland’s highest mountains, Mount Brandon provides a nice challenge for climbers, who are rewarded for their efforts, with a spectacular view of Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding terrain.
Mount Brandon is a pilgrimage route and it also includes a part of the Dingle Way, which is very popular for hikers. View more information here >>
Renowned for its Bass fishing on a good day, is a popular spot for sea-angling. Stradbally Beach is one of the best spots for this type of fishing, where you can reflect in the solitude and tranquillity of the quiet surroundings.
Castlegregory Golf Club is located in a beautiful setting, between Lough Gill and the Wild Atlantic Ocean. This nine-holes links is a popular course has a newly built club house. The sandy dunes create a challenging task for the best of golfers.
… and remember, Wild Atlantic Way Cottage has all the facilities you need after a long day enjoying the delights of Castlegregory!