Castlegregory, Co. Kerry

Castlegregory (Irish: Caisléan Ghriaire) is a village in County Kerry, on the Dingle Peninsula which stretches for some 48km westward from Tralee town. The Dingle Peninsula some of the most interesting antiquities, historic sites and varied mountain scenery in Ireland.

The village is located at the foot of a sandy peninsula called the Maharees separating Brandon Bay to the west from Tralee Bay on the east, off the peninsula are a number small islands, called the Seven Hoggs, or the Maharee Islands. A small fishing harbour is located at Fahamore on Scraggane Bay, about 5km outside the village at the tip of the Maharees peninsula.

The village is surrounded by the mountains of the Dingle peninsula and overlooked directly by Beenoskee and Stradbally Mountains. To the west is Brandon Mountain, the second highest in Ireland.

The village is renowned as a tourist destination as it is near to spectacular beaches located on the Maharees peninsula. Castlegregory Golf and Fishing club, a nine hole links golf course is also located nearby, to the west of the village on the shores of Lough Gill, a freshwater lake.

Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

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Course Type: Links
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
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What's On

Dingle Farm Produce & Craft Market - County Kerry - Fridays
Dingle Market

Bridge Street, Dingle, County Kerry.

Fridays: 10am - 3pm

Contact: Mark Murphy

Tel: 087 757 8672. www.kerryfarmersmarkets.com

Tourist Attractions

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Wedding Venues

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