Cycling in Kerry
Kerry has a myriad of fantastic cycling opportunities.
Dingle Peninsula – Slea Head Cycle Tour
This is a classic cycle, taking in the some of the finest coastal scenery in Ireland. There are many stopping points for incredible scenery, history and archaeology. There are also a number of cafés along the route.
The tour takes in Ventry, Slea Head, Dunquin and Ballyferriter, with short detours to Reask, Gallarus (above) and Kilmalkedar, three of Ireland’s most important archaeological Early Christian sites.
Distance: 42 km (26 ml) and should take about five hours.
Bikes: Bring your own or hire locally.
Cost of bike hire: About €15.
Nature Interest: Choughs, red bill and legs. Very acrobatic in the air. Cág Cos Dearg.
Dingle Events: Dingle Adventure Race – Sat 9th June 2012.