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Dingle Way – 7 Day
3 - Ireland, Dingle Way | Self-Guided Walking Tours | 7 Days | £546
The Dingle Way as a long distance walking trail, is one of Ireland’s finest, on the Wild Atlantic Way. Taking in a distance of 179km; revealing to you some of the most startling scenery that you will find anywhere in the country.
Hiking on the Dingle Way, around the Dingle peninsula, lush green pastures sweep down from the heather-clad mountains above to reach a wild and rugged Atlantic Coastline. All combined to make this land a beauty to behold.
Tour Pricing & Dates
7 Day Tour – £546 per person sharing
Single Supplement – +£180
Tour Dates – Available March to October
Tour Grade – Easy to Moderate
Accommodation – Guesthouse (en suite)
Day 1 Travel to Camp
You will make your way by Public Transport to the village of Camp from where you will start your walking tour.
Day 2 Camp to Anascaul
Transfer to Camp for the start of your first walk. This walk takes you cross the hub of the Dingle Peninsula. Following a “Boirín” (a small road) that leads you to a col between Corrin and Knockbrack Hills to reach a height of 235Mtrs. From here you will have some remarkable views of Baurtregaum Mountain; which is the highest mountain in the Slieve Mish range and an impressive megalithic fort that sits on the edge on Caherconree Mountain. The trail then descends gently downwards and eventually offers you some spectacular views across the wildlife sanctuary of lnch Beach. Distance: 17km, Ascent: 350 m Approximate walking time: 5 hrs
Day 3 Annascaul to Dingle
From Anascaul the trail takes you west to the town of Dingle, along a series of minor roads that meander around the surrounding countryside and open mountains. You will have a chance to visit the magnificent ruin of the 16th century Minard Castle and stop of for lunch in the beautiful village of Lispole From Lispole the trail takes you north west back towards the spine of the Dingle Peninsula. From here the views over Dingle Bay are simply awe-inspiring Distance: 19km, Ascent: 430 m Approximate walking time: 6.5hrs
Day 4 Dingle to Dunquin
The trail from Dingle takes you further westwards through the village of Ventry and onto the golden sandy beach of Ventry Harbour. A country lane leads you on to the medieval roads of Slea Head. As your trail bends north around Slea Head you will also have some stunning views back over the great Blasket Island and your final view of Dingle Bay. Distance: 22 km, Ascent: 310 m Approximate walking time: 5.5 hrs
Day 5 Dunquin to Boherboy
Once again another superb section of the trail; which takes you north along the western-foot of the peninsula; by Ferriters Cove and the rugged sea-cliffs of the Three Sisters. From here the trail swings east to take you along by the sandy beaches on Smerwick Harbour. Distance: 24 km, Ascent: 180 m Approximate walking time: 4.5 hrs
Day 6 Boherboy to Cloghane
This is one of the most remote sections of the Dingle Way; offering you a combination of history and breathtaking scenery. The trail follows a green road that crosses the shoulder of one of Ireland’s highest mountains “Mount Brandon” standing at 952Mtrs. Passes a standing stone that dates back over 3.500 years; which still displays the symbols of Ogham Writing. Crosses over an area of blanket bog where turf is still harvested in the traditional way. Finishing in the quiet village of Cloghane; that lies in the shadow of Mount Brandon. Distance: 27 km, Ascent: 750 m Approximate walking time: 5.5 hrs
Day 7 Depart
After breakfast you will be transferred from Cloghane to Camp from where you will take public transport for your onward journey.
✓ 6 nights B&B
✓ All accommodation is pre-booked in approved family-run guesthouses with all rooms en-suite
✓ Luggage transfers while you walk with a small day pack
✓ Maps and AllRoute Notes
✓ Details of restaurants and places of interest along the way
✓ All information on trains or buses needed to get to your first accommodation and back at the end of the tour
✓ Full back up service should you require it while on our tour