FAQs Celtic Nature Self Guided Walking Tours on the Dingle Way and Kerry Way.

Claire and Kevin of Celtic Nature walking tours live here on the Dingle Peninsula and will be delighted to answer any questions you may have re selfguided walks on the Kerry Way and Dingle Way. Please contact us on info@celticnature.com for information and please see some FAQs below.

What is a self guided walking tour?

A self guided walking tour on the Dingle Way or Kerry Way allows one to walk at their own pace, in their own time (without a guide) from Inn to Inn each day along these beautiful way marked long distance walking trails. The duration is usually 3 to 6 days walking but can be longer or shorter. All of your needs are looked after – transfers; comfortable accommodation; splendid breakfasts, packed lunches, luggage transfers, the odd evening meal; itineraries, guidebooks and the comfort of backup should it be required.

Luggage transfers?

Each day your luggage will be transferred from one B&B to the next. You wont have to worry about a thing.

What type of accommodation?

Each night you will stay in very comfortable, hospitable, Irish, Kerry, family owned bed and breakfasts. The hosts will make you feel like you are coming home.

Packed lunches?

Each day that you are walking, you will be provided with a good, healthy packed lunch.

Evening Meals?

Evening meals will be prearranged in a few places along the Dingle Way and Kerry Way. They will be very good, nutritious meals.

Dietary requirements?

Should you have any special dietary requirements, we will let all of your hosts know and your special dietary needs will be accommodated.

Water bottles?

Please bring a refillable water flask with you for water so as to eliminate the use of plastic bottles.
 

Rest or Extra Days

The Dingle Peninsula and The Ring of Kerry are both renowned for their outstanding beauty and culture and people. If you would like to take a rest day from walking to enjoy some of these attributes, please let us know and we would be delighted to build a rest day or two into your walking itinerary.

Can we add a guided day to our selfguided walk?

Yes, many people opt for a guided day on their selfguided walking tour as it gives them a deeper insight into the areas in which they are walking.

Single Supplements

There is a single supplement for solo travelers.

What day of the week can I begin my hiking tour on the Dingle Way or Kerry Way?  

You can begin your hike or walk on any day or date that you wish!

Twin and Double rooms

A twin bedded room is a room with 2 beds – usually 2 single beds.
A double bedded room is a room with one double bed

Shortening the daily walking legs

It is possible with prior notice to shorten the hike between B&Bs – this usually entails transfers either in the morning or the evening depending on the hike.

Transfers from airports

If you arrive into Dublin airport, you will take a transfer coach to Heuston train station in Dublin and a train to Killarney or Tralee (approx 4 hours) depending on whether you are doing The Kerry Way or The Dingle Way.  Please see https://www.irishrail.ie/ for timetables.
 
If you arrive into Shannon airport, you will need to take a transfer coach to Limerick Bus Station and then a bus from Limerick to Tralee or Killarney – see http://www.buseireann.ie

Transfers from Killarney and Tralee Bus and Train stations

Celtic Nature Walking Tours will arrange pickup from the Tralee or Killarney bus/train station and bring you to your first nights B&B.
 

Arriving by car?

Should you arrive by car we can arrange, with prior notice, for you to leave your car at the first B&B and we will arrange transport back to your car at the end of the tour.