What to do

Places To Visit

Gleninchaquin Park

A great place for a 2-3 hour hike and spectacular landscapes and one of our favourites. Finish it off with a treat at the coffee shop.


Wild Atlantic Way

All you need to know about Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coastal route.


Beara Peninsula

The wild Beara Peninsula is less popular than the neighbouring Iveragh and Dingle Peninsulas, however the rewards for making the trip are many! Take a look and whet your appetite.



A host of information regarding our local town, where to eat and what to do.


Derreen Garden

Another one of our favourite places and one we have visited often. The vegetation here is quite amazing and has to be seen to be believed. It’s a must for all our visitors.


Derrynane House

Home to Daniel O’Connell, an Irish statesman, and now an Irish National Monument surrounded by 320 acres of National Park and wonderful beaches.


Garnish Island

Situated off the coast near the small village of Glengarriff in West Cork and reachable by ferry, it’s a paradise for nature lovers & bird watchers and is home to one of the few pairs of Golden Eagles in Ireland. A must see!


Bantry House

A beautiful restored house and gardens from the 17th Century and could be combined with a trip to Garnish Island. Bantry is just down the road from Glengarriff.


Muckross House

Completed in 1843, Muckross House is located on the shores of Muckross Lake with a stunning backdrop of the Killarney National Park.


Killarney National Park

Home to Ireland’s highest mountain and most rugged mountain scenery, Killarney National Park is wildly beautiful and the perfect place for walkers. Its 26,000 acres contains three main lakes and ancient native woodlands. Its is also home to Ireland’s only herd of indigenous red deer.


The Gap of Dunloe

The Gap of Dunloe is a glacial valley and a great hike. Alternatively, you can go traditional and be driven through the gap in a jaunting car, a horse-drawn carriage


The Ring of Kerry

Everything you need to know about Ireland’s most famous scenic drive.


Valentia Island

Located at the western tip of the Iveragh Peninsula, Valentia Island was home to the first transatlantic communication centre in the mid-1800s


Dingle Peninsula

A one-stop shop for information relating to the Dingle Peninsula.


Kells Bay

Home to the largest fern tree forest in the northern hemisphere, a visit to Kells Bay is an absolute must.



Fishing in Ireland / Kerry

There are lots of possibilities for fishing in the south west of Ireland. Please find here an angler’s guide to the best fishing in Ireland. One of these places is Blackwater Pier, only 5 minutes drive from Valhalla BnB.


Surfing at Inch Beach

One of the most fantastic beaches on the Dingle Peninsula is Inch Beach and it is a really beautiful place to learn surfing and for experienced surfers. Just 90 minutes drive from Valhalla BnB.



No. 35

No. 35 is a family-run Restaurant where you can eat local seasonal produce including their very own farm reared Saddleback pigs. You won’t be disappointed.


The Lime Tree Restaurant

The Lime Tree is number eight of the top 10 Irish restaurants based on customer ratings as announced by TripAdvisor in October 2017. The restaurant is located in a building from 1832 and many of the ingredients are sourced locally.


Dromquinna Manor / The Boathouse

The Boathouse Wine Bar and Bistro is located on the waterfront in a boathouse dating from the 1800s.


Mulcahys Kenmare

Mulcahy’s is ranked among the 100 best restaurants in Ireland (McKenna Guides) and included in many guide books such as Georgina Campbell and Michelin Guide.


The Horseshoe

At the Horseshoe you can get a high standard of food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.



In Poffs, food is their passion. They use only the finest & freshest ingredients to create great food.


Maison Gourmet

French artisan bakery which offers very delicious cakes and pastries.


Park Hotel Kenmare

Afternoon Tea for a rainy day or just pure indulgence in a beautiful atmosphere.