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Top 10 Hotels in Ballyferriter

Dingle Harbour Lodge
3 out of 5
The Wood, Dingle, Kerry
€67
per night
11 Nov-12 Nov
3.8/5Good! (170 reviews)

"Few minutes walk to town. Free parking on site. Good sized room, comfortable bed, helpful staff. Pleasing stay."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2019

Dingle Harbour Lodge
Dingle Peninsula: Beautiful House 'An Máimín' Ballyferriter, Dingle
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5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
The perfect property in the perfect location

"The moment we stepped foot into this lovely home in Ballyferriter, we were smiling ear to ear. Pictures don't even do it justice. Spacious, clean, well appointed, comfortable and in a great little village on the Slea Head Drive - couldn't ask for better. We were traveling with two children (ages ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2019

Dingle Peninsula: Beautiful House 'An Máimín' Ballyferriter, Dingle
New Cottage Beside Golf Course on Dingle Penninsula, Atlantic Views
Kells Bay House and Gardens
3 out of 5
Kells, Kells, Kerry (county)
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
€92
per night
16 Oct-17 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (17 reviews)

"Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate while we were there, and we could not take advantage of the trails. They were locked in the last morning before we left. Breakfast was not included and expensive. We always had our meals off site"…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019

Kells Bay House and Gardens

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Hillgrove Guesthouse
3 out of 5
Spa Road, Dingle, Kerry
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€53
per night
14 Nov-15 Nov
3.5/5Good! (157 reviews)

"It was very quiet and lovely hotel for a couple of nights break. It was just far enough from the town centre but close enough for by walking. The night club was shut so it was very good!"…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

Hillgrove Guesthouse
Dingle Benners Hotel
3 out of 5
Main Street, Dingle, Co Kerry, Dingle, Kerry
€119
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
4.6/5Wonderful! (275 reviews)

"Great location in city center and very nice people"…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2019

Dingle Benners Hotel
The Waterfront
3 out of 5
The Waterside, Dingle, Kerry
€72
per night
10 Nov-11 Nov
4.4/5Wonderful! (51 reviews)

"Unique waterfront property in Dingle. There’s free parking out on the street and free overnight parking in the car park across the street. The room was quite small but was clean. Each room as a separate shower and toilet which was nice. Close drive to the Dingle Peninsula."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

The Waterfront
Ceann Sibeal Hotel
3 out of 5
Ballyferriter, Ballyferriter, County Kerry
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
€76
per night
16 Oct-17 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (93 reviews)

"In a small quaint Irish town. Has a bar/ restaurant attached with delicious food. No USB ports, but plenty of plugs."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

Ceann Sibeal Hotel
Barr na Sraide Inn
3 out of 5
Upper Main Street, Dingle, County Kerry
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
€117
per night
16 Oct-17 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (264 reviews)

"Recently renovated, the entire building is very nice. Breakfast was good. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. The only thing we didn’t like was the 80s music in the hallways during the day."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

Barr na Sraide Inn
Quayside B&B
3 out of 5
The Tracks, Dingle, Kerry
€59
per night
10 Nov-11 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (197 reviews)

"Maurice is a great host and was entertaining and very helpful."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2019

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Ballyferriter Travel Guide

Ballyferriter is a small village in the Irish speaking Gaeltacht area of Dingle Peninsula area of west Kerry. The Dingle Peninsula is one of the most popular tourist areas of Kerry, and Ballyferriter allows you to get a real sense for rural life in this stunning part of Ireland. With many of Kerry, and indeed Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions on its doorstep, Ballyferriter is a great base from which to explore areas like Dingle and the Blasket Islands.

Things to do in Ballyferriter

Ballyferriter offers many cultural activities for visitors to this Gaeltacht area with the Louis Mulcahy Pottery centre one such experience to be enjoyed. Louis Mulcahy designs and makes some of the finest Irish craft pottery anywhere in Ireland, so be sure to get along and enjoy a tour of the premises and check out some of the wonderful pieces on display in the shop. The Dingle Dream Weavers farm just outside Ballyferriter allows visitors to get a real sense of the influence of knitting and weaving in manufacturing clothes in this part of Ireland over the years. Visitors can help gather and shear the sheep for the fleece making process. You can then watch as the wool is spun into a yarn, with knitting and weaving demonstrations following. These two activities allow you to get a real sense of the master craftsmanship that have been passed down from generation at Ballyferriter. Other crafts activities to consider when visiting Ballyferriter include pottery painting at Faoilean Pottery, Irish language classes at Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne and Ursula Tramski Ceramics.

The area surrounding the village of Ballyferriter is home to several historic Kerry attractions, providing a real insight into the lives of settlers in the area over 1000 years ago (in some cases, even further back than that). The Riasc Monastice Settlement is one of the earliest in Kerry, dating back to the 6th century, with many iconic beehive-shaped huts dominating the landscape. Discover more about the story of this amazing landscape, and find out about the archaeology, history and culture of the Dingle Peninsula at the Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne.

Explore the Dingle Peninsula

From driving the Dingle Peninsula or exploring the Slea Head Drive, there are so many wonderful sites to explore when visiting Dingle. The Gallarus Oratory just outside Ballyferriter is an ancient stone church founded by early Christian settlers to the area, and a popular attraction for those holidaying in Dingle. The Blasket Islands and Great Blasket is another attraction to add to your itinerary when visiting Dingle and Ballyferriter and is one of 15 discover points along the popular Wild Atlantic Way driving route. The ancient site of Dunbeg Fort in Ventry is another ancient attraction that draws the crowds along the Dingle Peninsula. The beauty of the Dingle Peninsula is that there is something at every turn. From blue flag beaches and historic attractions to the memorable views as you travel through Conor’s Pass and Slea Head, a trip to Ballyferriter and the Dingle Peninsula is one that will stay with you for many years to come. And of course, no trip to Dingle would be complete without taking a ferry from Dingle to see the area’s most famous resident, Fungie the Dolphin.

Dingle Peninsula Accommodation

Accommodation options are plentiful in the Dingle Peninsula, with beach hotels, family friendly hotels and B&B’s spread throughout the peninsula. The area is also home to some of the most famous bars in Kerry, ensuring a good time is had by all as you explore this stunning landscape.

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