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fallen stone age  "Gallaun"  dating back 5000 years to the first farmers who cultivated this land
Millie's first selfie with Valerie, airbnb guest from New York
Gleann na nGealt, Sheep Farm B/B, Dingle Peninsula
Gleann na nGealt, Sheep Farm B/B, Dingle Peninsula


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1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

Stay with us on our organic sheepfarm in magical Gleann na nGealt in the scenic Dingle Peninsula renowned in folklore, history, culture and Irish writings. Meet our Pet sheep. see historical standing stone and well !
Homemade bread, apple pie, jams, pure water. Any dietary requirements, let us know !
Great free WIFI
Mount Brandon, Dingle Way walking trail, horse riding, fishing, water sports nearby. Tour the historic Kingdom of Kerry. A home from home, real retro rustic experience !

The space

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, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN), read, watch TV or just hang out.
Complimentary Tea/Coffee and homemade apple/rhubarb pie or crumble and ice cream is served on arrival.
Breakfast included in price - tea/coffee, orange juice, toast, porridge, yogurt, fresh fruit and banana bread, jams, egg cooked to your liking.
Full Irish Breakfast available on request at an extra E5.00 This includes all of the above plus bacon, sausage, white pudding and tomato.
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.

Getting Here
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(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) 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 - (URL HIDDEN)

Guest access

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 (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) home.
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..

Other things to note

LIGHT BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE.
If you have any additional dietary requirements, if you are vegetarian or vegan, please let us know and we will be delighted to facilitate you.
FULL IRISH BREAKFAST IS EXTRA, 5 euros per person if you wish to order on arrival please.
Breakfast is served between 8.00 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 reheat food here and you will be welcome to eat at our kitchen table. We will provide any cutlery etc. Tea and Coffee is complimentary. You can store food in our fridge if you wish.
The LOCAL RESTAURANTS stop serving around 8.00 p.m. maybe a little later in peak summer and bank holiday weekends, if you need to have supper/dinner after you arrive. You can always call them as you come along if you wish, generally people just walk in, good food and good value too ! Just giving you a heads up if you are travelling late !
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 are walking The Dingle Way, you can come off the walk at Camp village or further on as per the map included in the photos. We will pick you up at the village if you wish you may be tired at this point.
If your choice is 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 !
NOTE - “Be sure to follow the directions, and not just clicking on the map link. ”. Thank you.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 6PM - 9PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Private room

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Extra people: $35 / night after the first guest
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 6PM - 9PM

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 - 9.00 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 !


Cancellations

Flexible

Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit

Availability
1 night minimum stay

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Sara User Profile
June 2017
Brigid'a home is lovely and inviting. Tea and apply crumble was ready for our arrival. Meeting the sheep and feeding them was a true delight. After a long day of travel and preparing for another day, I highly recommend the sheep farm.
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Response from Brigid And Liam:
I'm so delighted you both enjoyed your stay with me. Best wishes and safe home to your family, Brigid
June 2017

Isabelle User Profile
June 2017
What a unique experience to stay on a working sheep farm! Brigid is a very friendly and hospitable host who taught us all about the history of the area and a thing or two about farming sheep. It was definitely a highlight of our trip to Ireland.

Kara User Profile
June 2017
Brigid and Liam's place was wonderful!!! We were only able to stay one night, but it was absolutely amazing! Brigid and Liam are very nice! Brigid was able to tell us all about growing up on the Dingle peninsula and all about sheep farming! We enjoyed our conversations and learned so much about Ireland! In the morning Brigid made us a wonderful traditional Irish breakfast which was so great! We also got to meet the sheep! It was so much fun to walk around with the sheep and be able to feed them! We loved our time at Brigid and Liam's sheep farm! We hope to come back again!
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Response from Brigid And Liam:
Hi Kara and David, It was so nice to meet you both and hear your stories. We hope you'll pass this way again. Enjoy Scotland, Best wishes, Brigid and Liam
June 2017

Jesse User Profile
June 2017
Just a wonderful stay. The family is very friendly and will treat you like a million bucks. You must follow the directions posted. The map link will take you about 15 minutes away.
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Response from Brigid And Liam:
Hi Jesse, We were delighted to meet you and hope you pass our way again sometime ! Brigid
June 2017

Grace User Profile
June 2017
Brigid was such an amazing host. She truly made my experience in Dingle a special one! She provided me with hot tea and warm apple pie on arrival and it was just what I needed after a cold rainy day. She does laundry for a small charge of 3 euros. If I'm ever in Dingle again, I hope to pay her a visit. I highly recommend this home stay experience.
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Response from Brigid And Liam:
Grace, you were a pleasure to meet and host. Hope we cross paths again and in the meantime enjoy the remainder of your holiday in Ireland. And best wishes in the future, Brigid
June 2017

A big thancks to Brigid, Liaam and Melissa! We really enjoy our stay in your pis. Brigid is The perfect host : very friendly and always taking care of us. We enjoyed the discutions and the land around the house! Brigid est une hote fantastique. Nous avons vraiment profiter de ces terres pour nous balader. Le jardin avec les moutons est vraiment féerique ! Merci pour tout Brigid !
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Response from Brigid And Liam:
I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to host you both. Best wishes, Brigid
June 2017

Ashley User ProfileAshley is a superhost.
June 2017
Lovely stay enjoyed meeting the host's and sheep. Lots of recommendations for things to do in and around the area.
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Response from Brigid And Liam:
Ashley and Dustin were a pleasure to meet and host. Be delighted to host them again. Brigid and Liam
June 2017

Kerry, Ireland · Joined in March 2012
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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 !

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