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Cloghane Village on Dingle Peninsula Ireland
Situated in tranquil surroundings close to the sea in rural Ireland. Cloghane and Brandon are situated on the northern side of the Dingle Peninsula, tucked in at the base of Mount Brandon and washed by the sparkling surf of Brandon Bay, the Cloghane - Brandon region is surely one of the great beauty spots of the world. Here an exhilarating blend of mountain, sea and sky entice the visitor to linger, often longer than planned.

Cottage
The cottage is traditional in design and furnishing, but also equipped with modern conveniences.

With three bedrooms there will be plenty of room for the whole family. Two bedrooms have double bed and the third bedroom has two single beds.

This house is over 100 years old and has been updated with all modern utilities. The house has central heating, satellite television, oven, microwave, electric showers, washer dryer and a wood & truf (free turf supplied) burning open fireplace. The house has private parking and large gardens with furniture and barbecue.

The house is about two minutes walk from cappagh beach and is at the foot of Mt Brandon, the second tallest mountain in Ireland.

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Over looking Cloghane Village

Cloghane/Brandon is a great base for your holiday. The village is family friendly and you can have a great holdiay. It is conviently close to Dingle town and the sle head drive. It is about 30 minutes from Tralee where the Internation Rose of Tralee is held.

Cloghane is quiet and tucked away beneath the towering peaks of Mt Brandon and washed by the surf of Brandon Bay

The area is a hikers dream, surrounded by scenic walks with views over Brandon Bay.

There are many pubs which are great to take the whole family out for an evening meal. Many pubs have live traditional music.

Dingle town has a wide variety of restuarants to choose from. There will be lots of fresh seafood. Dingle is one of the largest fishing ports in Ireland. While in Dingle, a trip out to see Fungi the Dingle Dolphin is a must.



Activities
There is lots to do in Cloghane and Brandon!

Hiking
Grade 1 - easy
Grade 2 - medium
Grade 3 - difficult

  • From the church in Cloghane to Clochan Sidh, and back along Mullach road. Less than one hour: Distance 4km. grade 1
  • From the Old church in Cloghane along the old path to Faha. One hour 5km grade 1.
  • From Brandon village via public road through Lios & Teer and back to village. One hour 5km grade 1.
  • The old Green Road
    From car park at Kilmore Cross to Dingle town. Great walk over Conor pass and Owenmore Valley. The route follows a green road all the way to Dingle town. Four hours 16km grad 2/3.
  • Sauce Creek Walking trail
    Start and finish in Brandon Village. Take public road, bogland and a well surface bog road. Four to five hours grade 2.
  • Fermoyle Beach
    Suitable for all age groups. This beach stretched from Cloghane to the Maharees. grade 1.
  • Brandon Mountain
    This is one of the most rewarding walks in Ireland. The route follows a series of red & white metal poles. Because it is a popular walk there is a well worn route. The initial section is tough as you gain height quickly, it later levels off and finally riser sharply as the route zig zags thourght the eask.

    For more information on the above walks and many more, please refer to Cloghane & Brandon Walking Guide. You will be able to find it in any shop in Cloghane and Brandon.


    Fishing

  • Fishing in Cloghane Esturay.
    You can find peeler crabs and dig for clams, razorfish, cockle and lugworms at low tide. You can try spinning with a small lure for bass and sea trout or by using a sandeel and bubble float. You can catch thornbacks, flounders and mullet as well.
  • Sea Fishing in Brandon Bay
    Local boats can be hired to Brandon bay and the Atlantic. There is an annual shark fishing competion. You can find cod, haddock, hake, ling, john dory mackerel and salmon.
  • Surf Angler
    Storm Beaches of Brandon Bay (bass, rays, flounder and small turbot and the occasional sea trout and mullet)
  • Lake & river Angling
    There are many lakes and river in the are where brown trout, white trout and salmon can be caught.

    For more information on fishing on the Dingle Peninsula refer to Bob Moss' Guide to Shore Angling on the Dingle Penninsula BobMoss

    Golf
    Castelgregory golf & fishing club is 6km from Cloghane. It is a links course by the ocean.
    Check out Castelgregory and other golf courses in kerry kerrygolf

    Surfing
    There is about 10km of surfing on Brandon bay. Equipment can be rented locally.

    Windsurfing & Scuba & other Water Sports
    Suffing and windsurfing equipment can be rented locally.

    Horse Riding
    Local equestrian center.

    Swimming
    There are many beautiful beaches in Cloghane/Brandon area.

    Sailing
    There is a marina in Dingle where you can learn to sail. Boats can be moored at Brandon pier.



  • Dingle Peninsula
    Directions to Cloghane and Brandon

    From Tralee Co Kerry
    Take 86 to Camp an follow directions to Castlegregory and from there to Coghane/Brandon.
    We are the 3rd house on left past Cloghane village. It is a two story house with two garages and a balcony over the garages.

    From Limerick
    Take N21 to Tralee and follow direction from Tralee.

    From Dublin
    Take N7 south to Limerick and follow directions from Tralee.

    From Cork
    Take N20 to Tralee and follow directions from Tralee.

    Shannon International & Kerry are the most convenient airports.


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