About this listing
Stay with us on our organic sheepfarm in magical Gleann na nGealt in the spectacularly scenic Dingle Peninsula renowned in folklore, history, culture and Irish writings.
Wander up the hill, meet our pet sheep.
We take pride in our local food our homemade bread, apple pie, jams, pure water.
Mount Brandon, the Dingle Way walking trail, horse riding, water sports, surfing nearby. A base to tour the renowned and historic Kingdom of Kerry. A home from home, real retro rustic experience !
Double Room in a farmhouse on a hillside sheepfarm in West Kerry. A typical rural Ireland country family home ! The bedroom is a double room suitable for two persons, with a very comfortable bed, bed linen, towels, shampoos, toileteries supplied. The room is not onsuite, bathroom is next door to the bedroom and is the only one in the house. We only accommodate 2 guests at a time and our house is very quite. There is a lovely view of the Hills behind the house and sheep quietly grazing in the field above the fence.
FREE Wi-Fi. Password is Sheepfarm.
You also have access to a comfortable sitting room where you can have private time and relaxation, , read, watch TV or just hang out.
Complimentary Tea/Coffee and homemade apple/rhubarb pie or crumble and ice cream is served on arrival.
Complimentary tea/coffee is available all during your stay as desired.
Breakfast included in price - tea/coffee, orange juice, toast, porridge/muesli, yogurt, fresh fruit and banana bread/pancakes.
If you would like me to cook you an Irish Breakfast with local bacon, sausage, black and white pudding, organic eggs and breads. This is available at an extra E5.00 per person. Be delighted to provide it, if you would like it, please let me know on arrival if you wish to have it !
Breakfast is served between 8.30 and 9.30 am.
We are on the Dingle Peninsula 2 miles from the sea, on the Wild Atlantic Way, between the Sliabh Mish and Strabally Mountain ranges. The locality is ideal for walking, cycling enthusiasts and those interested in Archaeology. It is also suitable for those who would like a more authentic experience of life in the area being comfortably removed from the more commercial tourism centres whilst still providing good access to the unquestionable attractions that the Dingle peninsula offers. You can relax in the peace and quiet of the valley surrounded by nature and away from the hustle and bustle! If that's what you would like on your holiday! You can make our home your base for your tours around the Dingle Peninsula and around the county !!
We are located near Camp Village with a choice of 4 pubs, 2 restaurants, a Supermarket/cafe and 2 churches. Traditional Music sessions in the pubs at weekends and if you are a musician yourself you can join in ! Meet the locals too in a friendly environment and have a pint of whatever you fancy in a real nice country setting, with spectacular views of mountain and sea. Water Sports and activities available in the area, Castlegregory and the Maharees is 15 minutes down the road and Mount Brandon second highest in Ireland is 25 minutes away ! We can help you with advice on the area and things to do !
Our Family have run the farm here for generations. And you can wander around the farm and up the hillside and enjoy a leisurely walk or a mountain hike! Only the sheep for company!!
We can offer advice and provide advice on some good walking/hiking routes in the area as well as general advice on the region.
We are approximately 5 minutes from the village of Camp. Travelling from Tralee, Take the N86 National Secondary road to Dingle through the village of Camp. You will drive past lower Camp, The Junction Bar and Railway Tavern and at the fork of the road take the road signposted Camp and Annascaul (not the Castlegregory, Conor Pass road) drive up to Camp village past Ashes and Dalys Pubs and travel on for about 10 minutes, then take the road on the right, L8015 and signposted Foilatrisnigh and Seaside Caravan Park into the valley, then continue past the yellow L roadsign past a very sharp turn and then on the left there is a road where Gleann na nGealt Sheepfarm is signposted. Drive in that road and the first house on the right is our house with signpost Brigids Sheepfarm at the entrance.
We provide free car parking for your car.
Just a little more information about Archaeological Sites in the area.
The Dingle peninsula is rich in Archaeological site locations.
There are 35 known sites registered with the Archaeological Survey of Ireland in the valley of Gleann Na nGealt alone.
Historic Tobar na nGealt is located here in the valley.
We have a number of Archaeological sites on the Farm these include 2 Ringforts, a Souterrain and a Gallaun or standing stone.
These sites were protected by the respect and esteem our ancestors held for the past and superstitious belief associated with bad luck resulting from interference with the properties of the Fairies or Little people as they were sometimes called.
If you need further information/ directions on how to get here we can do so in the booking confirmation email, should you decide to stay with us.
If you are delayed travelling here, please let us know the approximate time of arrival so that we are here to let you in, also if you wish to book in earlier please let us know and we will also be glad to facilitate you, you can email or telephone us!! Telephone Numb when you arrive in Camp and I can go down the village to collect you or guide you to our house. We don't want you to get lost !! We live approximately 2 miles from the village of Camp, so the location is rural if that is what you would like you will enjoy, if you wish to stay in a village in the centre of everything, our accommodation will not suit you ! All our guests say we have great wi fi, so we're out in the country but still in touch !
Check my website for more general information on the locality -
You are invited to walk up the fields and hill at the back of the house an artist/photographers paradise, only the sheep for company and they are very quiet and may make friends or come over to you to see if you have some nice goodies/food, as they are fed in winter.
Millie, the pet sheep will invariably make you off and again don't be afraid, she will not hurt you !
Access to the sittingroom and TV is available. You can relax or watch TV, or maybe home.
You have access to the kitchen to make tea or coffee !
Our garden is open too and you can watch the sun set or rise in the morning !
Smoking is not allowed in the house, but you may do so outside of the house !
Interaction with guests
I meet all my guests and enjoy talking to them as much as they wish..
We are 5 minutes drive to our local village of Camp, 15 minutes walk.
30 minutes drive to Dingle.
40 minutes drive to Killarney.
We are within 5 minutes driving distance of beautiful quiet sandy beaches. Walking 10 minutes. The Dingle Way Mountain walk/trail which begins at Tralee and goes all the way to Dingle passes by at the top of the valley at Maum, Slieve, Camp.
Our farm is a hill farm so we are on the side of the hill with sheep all around us. The house is very quiet at night and there are no houses close by and we are almost a mile from the main road, hence no traffic to wake you up, its a very peaceful place.
LOCATION - We are in the rural countryside, if you wish to stay in a village or in a town, our accommodation will not suit you, on the contrary if you would like to be in the countryside but not too far from amenities, pubs, restaurants etc. then you will enjoy your stay.
We have our own pure fresh water supply with no fluoride or additives of any type. As our farm is organic, we use no pesticides or artificial manure so the water is lovely and fresh, makes good tea too !
If you have your own car, you can make out home your base, it is better for getting around the area, as we are off the beaten track and a half a mile off the Tralee Dingle bus route.
If you are a walker and you are walking the Dingle Way, you can come off the walk at different stages, i.e. Camp village and walk west to our road signposted "Foilatrisnigh" number L8015.
Alternatively, don't hesitate to telephone me from Camp village or wherever you get off the walk, my telephone number is . I will be happy to drive down to the village and pick you up, you may be tired at this point ! so just keep in touch and all will work out ! Sometimes people like to eat a meal at a local restaurant at this point, again let me know and call me when you are ready and I'll pick you up after you have finished your meal. People also like to sample local brews too, like Guinness etc. there is no hurry, your holiday is about experiencing the culture and foods of the locality.
And I will drop you to the start of the walk the next morning so you can continue on your way.
Park up your car at our house and explore some trails and walks or hiking around the area, the area is indeed a walkers paradise, no wild animals to fear, only a hare or fox or sheep to meet on your way. You can join in Horse trekking too across the hills or on the beach, a very nice experience and in touch with nature too. There are many ways to see the countryside here, walking, hiking, horse trekking, cycling, driving, the world is your oyster !!
Always ask and I will be glad to help you out
Other things to note
LIGHT BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE.
COOKED FULL IRISH BREAKFAST IS EXTRA, 5 euros per person if you wish to order on arrival please.
Breakfast is served between 8.30 a.m. and 9.30 am. If you need an earlier breakfast, travelling to airport early, just let me know !
PLEASE LET ME KNOW IN ADVANCE YOUR CHOICE OF BREAKFAST !
Complimentary Tea/Coffee and apple/rhubarb pie/crumble available on arrival.
We do not provide cooking facilities, however if you wish to have a snack during your stay, you can eat at our kitchen table. Tea and Coffee is complimentary. You can store food in our fridge if you wish.
The LOCAL RESTAURANTS stops serving at 8.00 p.m. if you need to have supper/dinner after you arrive.
Password for wifi is Sheepfarm
We hope to make your stay as pleasant as possible ! Anything else you need please ask !
It would be advisable to print out directions for our house when you book, to make it easier to find the place, please.
PLEASE NOTE - LOCATION - Our house is located in rural West Kerry countryside, 5 minutes drive, 15 minutes walk to our local village of Camp, 20 minutes drive to Tralee and 30 minutes drive to Dingle. If you would like to stay in a village or town, our accommodation is not for you, on the contrary, if you want peace and quiet not too far from amenities, then you will enjoy !
No smoking in the house, you can smoke outside of the house.
The bedroom is not onsuite, the bathroom/toilet is next to your bedroom.
SHOULD YOU CHOOSE OUR ACCOMMODATION, THANK YOU !
Sorry no Cooking is allowed. However, If you bring in food/snack you are welcome to eat in our kitchen and you can reheat/heatup food in our microwave and store food in our fridge.
6.00 - 8.00 p.m. is booking in time, however we understand when you are travelling, you might be later, just let us know that you will be later and if you can give us an idea of the time of arrival it would be great.
As we are based in the rural countryside if it is dark, it is probably harder to find us. The two local restaurants in Camp take last orders around 8.00 p.m. just in case you need to eat on arrival. The food is delicious and very good value.
I will be happy to drive down to meet you at the village of Camp if you get lost, telephone me, or email !
As we are a country farmhouse, the place is maybe not as perfect as some of the modern B/B accommodation and hotels, you could find a pair of wellington boot in the hallway or a sheep peeping in through the window ! We do our best to provide every comfort for you and we hope you are happy with us too !
So we hope you enjoy your stay, our aim is to make it as comfortable and enjoyable as possible !
IF YOU HAVE ANY FURTHER REQUIREMENTS, PLEASE LET US KNOW, WE' DO OUR BEST TO PLEASE !
Again we welcome you if you choose our accommodation !
Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
We live on a hill sheepfarm in a lovely peaceful valley in the Dingle peninsula on the Wild Atlantic Way overlooking Tralee and Brandon Bay close to miles of sandy safe beaches. Our family have lived and worked this land for generation. We have mountains, Caherconree and Brandon to climb and Slí Corca Dhuibhne, The Dingle Way Walking trail and Glanteenassig Forest Park closeby and a short drive across the Famous Conor Pass takes you into Dingle town and Slea Head drive and Gaeltacht Corca Dhuibhne and come back by Annascaul, home to Tom Crean Antarctic explorer. Killarney is 40 minutes drive and Tralee 20 minutes from our home. Camp, our local friendly village has quaint country pubs, supermarket/café and great restaurants where you can meet the locals ! We enjoy meeting new people, be delighted to have you !