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Self Catering Accommodation in Ballybunion, Co. Kerry, Ireland


About Ballybunion

Ballybunion is coastal town situate in North Kerry, near the mounth of the Shannon Estuary.The coastline at Ballybunion, with its sea caves, rugged cliffs, coves and beaches, forms a very fine district for seaside holidays. Ballybunion offers everything you could possibly want on holiday or a memorable day out.

Golfing in Ballybunion

Ballybunion Golf Course is the home of two magnificent championship golf links. The old course is considered to be among the top 10 courses in the world and the new course is ranked within the top 30 in Europe! The courses are suitated on the Atlantic coastline and boots breathtaking views. Ballybunion has attracted many important figures like Bill Clinton to have played this fantastic course. It will leave golfers with most impressive golf links expercience.

Watersports in Ballybunion

Ballybunion beach is recognised as one of Kerry's best spots in Ireland for water sports. Ballybunion produces some of the greatest waves for all levels of surfers and a choice of four golden beaches. Ballybunion surf school greatest wave experience that you will never forget.
 There are various water sports activites to choose from in Ballybunion such as Sea Kayaking, surfing, Dinghy sailing, canoeing and sailing.

Beaches in Ballybunion

Ballybunion has seven miles of golden beaches.
The Ladies Beach to the left of the Castle and the Men’s Beach to the right, the long strand and the quiet secluded Nun's Beach away in a cove of its own. Awarded the European Blue Flag, the beaches are exceptionally clean and safe.

Walking in Ballybunion 

Ballybunion offers plenty of suggested long walks by the cliff and coast in this most scenic area. A well known walk is the Ballybunion Cliff walk out to the nine daughter hole is magnificant. For thoeses who like a trek, may like to take the Knockamore route offering panoramic views of the estuary and fertile plain.

Fishing in Ballybunion

Ballybunion is a fishing haven for the enthusiastic anglers. Game/Sea/Coarse fishing is widely available all year round. There are many fishing hotspots that reward catches and one may enjoy shore fishing in Ballybunion at it's finest.

Cycling in Ballybunion

Ballybunion offers relatively quite roads and witness the beautiful scenery for cycling tours. Ballybunion has a number of short cycle tours which take in the striking scenery in the area.

Things to do for Children in Ballybunion

Fenit Seaworld Here is unique opportunity to observe hundreds of species of underwater wildlife from both Tralee Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. You can also explore an actual shipwreck and a re-creation of the ocean floor. Ballybunion health and lesuire club with range of facilties such as joggijogging track, adult, children and toddlers pool.http://www.ballybunionleisure.com/facilties.htm

Exploring the area around Ballybunion is an absolute pleasure with so many wonderful things to do. It has ever changing scenery with vast contrasts

There are plenty of places of interest within an easy drive of Ballybunion including Dingle, Tarbert House, The Garden of Europe, Kerry County Museum, Ballyheigue Maritime Centre, Fenit Seaworld, Crag Cave and Blennerville Windmill. 

Places of Interest near Ballybunion

Tarbert House Home of the Leslie family since 1690, Tarbert house is a Queen Anne/Georgian period building dating from 1690. It is still preserved in its original form with furniture and pictures from the same period. Ballyheigue Maritime Centre, this centre features a wonderful display of natural history exhibits of scientific, maritime and general interest. Kerry County Museum, this is part of the Kerry the Kingdom experience which features 3 superb attractions in one centre. Priceless treasures stand side by side with the most modern interpretative media. Blennerville Windmill Unique 200 year old windmill now fully restored, housing exhibits on the history of milling. The exhibition charts the history of Blennerville, particularly its role as a 19th Century emigrant port.

Places to Eat & Restaurants in Ballybunion

There are many fine dining experiences in Ballybunion. Check out some of these popular Ballybunion restaurants:

  • Strand Restaurant
  • The old Attic Bar and Restaurant
  • Superfry Family Restaurant
  • Iragh Ti Connor
  • Ballybunion golf club restaurant
  • Bunkers Restaurant
  • Hartu Costelllis bar and Restaurant

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