"The Dingle Peninsula in Co Kerry, Ireland, can very reasonably be considered one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth," said the international website. Click to read the Irish Independent article. 'Annascaul Lake'
This video is a bit long but it is well worth your time so maybe save it for your lunch break. Shot recently by two Canadian tourists while they spent three weeks here, and posted on Reddit Ireland last night, it makes this little place feel very big indeed. The pair travelled all around the country so this clip covers most of the things you’d expect to see, like the Guinness Storehouse, Cliffs of Moher, Rock of Cashel etc… but the rather excellent editing, and great music, makes the old, familiar places look great. With lots of pictures of all the food, drinks, and ...
Two German guests, Thomas & Maria, cycling the Dingle Peninsula in style, .
Annascaul is at the heart of the Dingle Peninsula and is a walkers paradise. Within a 20 minute drive of the village there are ten 750 meter with spectacular steep gorges, awesome cliff faces and wonderful scenery Inch beach is a mere 5 minute drive, the mystical beauty of Com Dubh nestles in our mountains and the history and adventuring of Tom Crean, William Hussey and Mary O Donnell and many others seeps out of every crag, headland and ruin in our parish. Annascaul village offers you wonderful craic and friendship in ours pubs, food-houses, B&B's and hostels. Enjoy our walks, ...
The Dingle Way leads right into Annascaul Village from Camp via the beautiful Inch beach. The diversity of different landscapes is the why the Dingle Way is one of the most popular trail trails in Ireland. It is traditionally walked in a clockwise direction starting in Tralee, but a lot people opt to take a bus to Camp and start from there. Visit www.dingleway.com for a complete trail description
Thomas Ashe tells us about the history of a family business nearly 100 years in existence and describes the process to produce their flagship product the Annnascaul Black Pudding
Our friends, Kevin & Jannelle, sitting outside one of the most photographed pubs in Ireland, Dan Foleys, Annascaul.
Its been closed for a while now, but still attracts people for the obligatory photo!!
One of the main attractions of Annascaul is the story of Tom Crean and the South pole Inn. Crean was born in 1977 in Gortacurraun. In 1983 he choose what was then a common career option in and around Annascaul – and enlisted in the Royal Navy. In 1901 commander Robert Scott an route to Antarctica, called into New Zealand to refit his ship Discovery. Crean volunteered and was accepted for the trip.It would be the first of three major expeditions for the young Kerryman. Though his name appears rarely on the records of that first expedition,Crean made his mark with Scott.
Annascaul walks is a small friendly walking club in the heart of the Dingle Peninsula, where brooding mountains, stunning coastlines and fast flowing rivers provide magnificent year round walking. The club embodies the adventurous spirit the friendly humour and the co-operative nature of Annascaul’s famous son, Tom Crean the antarctic explorer.
The club holds two scheduled walks each Sunday, meeting at Hanafins bar on the main street. We extend a warm welcome to individuals and clubs of all ages and abilities to join us on one of our walks or to follow one of the many trailed walks in the area.
For more details on the walks, plenty of photos or to join, check out the website.
Inch Beach is one of the most picturesque beaches on the Dingle Peninsula in Co.Kerry and is a really beautifull place to learn to surf. It is a blue flag beach that runs literally for miles. Three miles of sandy beach, for bathing, surfing, sea angling. Inch Strand was chosen by David Lean as the beach location for “Ryan’s Daughter”. The film “Playboy of the Western World” was shot entirely at Inch.
Inch is roughly 30 minutes from both Dingle and Killarney and 45 mins from Tralee, But more importantly only a 5 minute drive from Annascaul.