Location:  Ballydavid, Dingle Peninsula

                    County Kerry

Contact:    Sean or Fiona

Coastguard Lodge is part of Dingle

Activities, a family-run business. There are hostel accommodations, guided tours, camping, and a restaurant and pub that make up Dingle Activities.

Phone:       (+) 353 (0) 66 9155300

Mobile:      (+) 353 (0) 87 2460507

                  (+) 353  (0) 87 6384343

Email:        tiaracht@iol.ie

Website:     www.dingleactivities.com



The Coastguard Lodge is situated next to Tigh T.P. Pub and Restaurant, on top of the beach in the village of Ballydavid.

The Coastguard Lodge has six spacious en-suite rooms.


-fully-equipped kitchen

-peaceful sitting room

-rooms with television, bed linens, and


-families welcome

-detailed maps and booklets and brochures

of the area

-updated weather information

-groups from 2 to 20 are catered

-off-season group excursions are organized

for office weekends away, walking clubs, etc.

-2001 and 2006 Bord Failte Ambience 

Award-Winning  Three-Star Caravan and

Camping site with 42 pitches (30 camping

and 12 touring) and wheelchair accessible

toilets is Ireland’s most westerly campsite

Things To Do

-enjoy Walking Tours on the Dingle

Peninsula.  The Dingle Way is a long- 

distance walking route of approximately

100 miles

-enjoy the Dingle Town Walk, Garfinny  

Walk, The Munstermans Walk, Malkedar

Way Walk, The Beach Walk, The Edge of                     

  the World Walk, Walking in St. Brendan’s

Shoes, the Sleeping Giants View Walk, and

the Saint’s Path

-visit Gallarus Oratory

-enjoy angling

-enjoy shore angling on registered angling

  charter boat named “An Tiaracht.”  There

  is an abundance of various varieties of fish

  in the area including golden-flanked

  double-figure pollack, ling, conger, cod,

  coalfish, whitebait, sandeel, and wrasse. 

  There are also giant skate, specimen turbot,

  plaice, gurnard, blue shark, porbeagle.

-restaurant and pub situated in town with

unobstructed view of the clean, unspoiled

waters of Smerwick Harbour

-enjoy walking

-enjoy bike riding

-enjoy Archaeology Treasures Walking

-enjoy scenic vistas of Dingle Peninsula

-enjoy guided tours from Dingle Activities


-enjoy beach combing

-enjoy swimming and water sports

-enjoy boat trips

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