Dingle Way,The (2nd ed.)
published 2009 • 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" • 64 pages • color photographs & maps
ISBN 9781898481331 • paperback/waterproof • $17.95 •
The Dingle Way runs 111 miles (179 km) around the beautiful Dingle Peninsula. It starts and finishes in Tralee, accessible by train or bus from Dublin and from Kerry Airport. The complete walk takes eight days, but it can easily be shortened.
The Dingle Way follows country lanes, quiet roads and cliff-top paths, punctuated by long stretches of glorious beach walking. It offers spectacular seascapes and mountain views. The peninsula is rich in wildlife, archaeology and charming Irish pubs.
This guidebook was fully revised in spring 2009 for many route alterations and additional Gaelic placenames. It contains all you need to plan and enjoy your holiday on the Dingle Way:
Sandra Bardwell is a dedicated, lifelong walker who has published extensively about bush-walking in her native Australia. She now lives in Scotland and writes walking guides for Lonely Planet and Rucksack Readers.
- the Way in sections, with summaries of distance, terrain and where to find food and drink
- concise background on pre-history, heritage and wildlife
- information about climbing Mount Eagle and Mount Brandon
- a special feature on the Blasket Islands
- planning information for travel by car, train, bus or plane
- drop-down map of the Dingle Way in four panels (1:115,000)
- in full color, with 70 photographs
- on waterproof paper throughout.
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