3, 5 or 7 Days Golf on and from the most Westerly Peninsula of Europe
Experience a Links Golf Vacation / Holiday on the most Westerly Peninsula of Ireland and Europe.
The Dingle Peninsula's only 18-hole links course ~ Ceann Sibéal Golf Links, Ballyferriter, County Kerry Dingle Links – Perfect Irish Golf Vacation at Ceann Sibeal, Ballyferriter, Kerry, is located 14 km from Dingle town, on the Wild Atlantic Way, and is carved from the natural landscape in one of Ireland’s most scenic locations. Ceann Sibéal Golf Links is ranked as one of Ireland’s Top 100, beautiful 18-hole courses. Every hole is full of undulations and swales, with hazards laid down long before the game of golf was thought of, including a winding stream that meanders through the entire course.
This 3-day itinerary will allow you to see some of the most famous and interesting sites and get a brief introduction to the wonders that the Dingle Peninsula can bestow. We recommend a minimum 3–5-night stay to really enjoy and you won’t leave disappointed. We recommend that you book accommodation, activities, attractions and dining in advance to avoid disappointment. To note: when entering any village in the Gaeltacht, the Irish (Gaelic) word comes first and English second) – the map below is bi-lingual and will help you on your way.
DAY 1 – Spend the day in Baile an Fheirtéaraigh / Ballyferriter
Play 18 holes on one of Ireland's Top 100 courses at Dingle Golf Links, Ceann Sibéal. A natural links, every hole is full of undulations and swales, with hazards laid down long before the game of golf was thought of. Soak in the views, (and maybe a pint), from our award-winning restaurant before or after your game of golf. "A delight to play, such a natural links in a beautiful place." Ronan Rafferty PGA.
Steve Fahy, Club Manager at Ceann Sibéal Golf Links will ensure you are well equipped for your round of golf, with golf clubs, trolleys, and buggies all available to hire. Be sure to enquire about their early bird and twilight rates, family packages and family vacations with golf lessons. Ceann Sibéal run open competitions throughout the year, they offer special rates to Golf Ireland members and accept the Kerry Shamrock Pass and the Kerry Links Pass.
Please allow 4 hours for one round of golf (18 holes) or 2.5 hours for the first nine holes.
At the end of the day be sure to check out Ballyferriter’s quaint pubs – Tigh an tSaorsaigh, Tigh Ui Chathain and Murphy’s. (Sláinte pronounced a bit like ‘slawn-che’ meaning cheers!)
DAY 1 - HIGHLIGHTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
(Enjoy your day in the Baile an Fheirtéaraigh / Ballyferriter area-Baile an Fheirtéaraigh - Ballyferriter (dingle-peninsula.ie).
DISTANCE - DAY 1**
Take the scenic route over the Conor Pass Conor Pass scenic drive high mountain pass Dingle Peninsula Ireland (dingle-peninsula.ie) to get to Castlegregory Golf and Fishing Club Home - Castlegregory Golf Club (castlegregorygolflinks.com). Castlegregory is one of the most stunning and challenging 9-hole links golf courses in Ireland – panoramic vista of Mount Brandon Walking and Hiking on the Dingle Peninsula Ireland | Visitor Guide (dingle-peninsula.ie) (Ireland’s second highest mountain) and overlooking Brandon Bay (world class windsurfing location) on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. The course is rarely closed even during a harsh winter as the proximity to the sea keeps the area frost and ice free.
Please allow 2.5 hours to play nine holes or have a second round! You won’t be disappointed!
Your day ends back in Baile an Fheirtéaraigh / Ballyferriter village Baile an Fheirtéaraigh - Ballyferriter (dingle-peninsula.ie) or down at the Ceann Sibéal Club House for some Guinness and a chat with the locals on your days adventure.
DAY 2 - HIGHLIGHTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
(Enjoy your day on the Dingle Peninsula North Shore)
DISTANCE – DAY 2**
DAY 3 –Baile an Fheirtéaraigh to Fahan ~ Recommended by Rick Steves, dine at the unique Stonehouse Restaurant in the hearth of the Dingle Peninsula Irish Gaeltacht
End your three-day trip back at Ceann Sibéal Golf Links. Also check out the highlights and recommendations for more activities to fill up your day. Please allow 4 hours for one round of golf (18 holes) or 2.5 hours for the first nine holes.
Please Remember to Leave no trace. If you bring it with you, bring it with you back! Leave No Trace is an outdoor ethics programme designed to promote and inspire responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships - Leave No Trace (dingle-peninsula.ie).
DISTANCE** - Remember always left-hand drive on Irish roads. Allow yourself sufficient driving time due to the mountainous terrain and beautifully narrow roads here on the Dingle Peninsula. You may want to stop to take some photographs. Also please note, driving distance in Ireland is different to other countries. For example: driving a mile in Ireland is equivalent to driving 4-5 miles in America.
DAY 3 -HIGHLIGHTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
(Enjoy your day in the Baile an Fheirtéaraigh / Ballyferriter area)
DISTANCE – DAY 3**
Stay Longer ~ Mix ‘n Match
5-day option: Explore Killarney Golf & Fishing Club parkland course and Dooks Links Golf Club who also accept the Kerry Shamrock Pass - The Shamrock Pass | Ireland Golf Tours & Packages (ebowdev.com).
7-day option: Discover the Ring of Kerry Golf Club and Castlegregory Golf and Fishing Club who also accept the Kerry Links Pass - Kerry Links Golf Pass | Play Three Golf Courses (kerrylinkgolfpass.com).