Things to do in Dingle

In addition to the many activities listed below, check out our Upcoming Events page to help you plan your trip to Heaton’s Dingle.

Enjoy a local craft visitor experience

Crystal Cutting Demonstration at Dingle Crystal – we can arrange a private demonstration for you.

Go on a private tour of Holden Leather workshop to see a master craftsman at work.

Louis Mulcahy’s famous pottery factory is close by. Stunning handmade pieces made by gifted craftspeople, who will assist you in making your own piece.

Visit Sinead Lough’s beautiful and pretty pottery shop in Ballyferriter village.

Watch a master jeweller at work

Brian de Staic Jewellery, shop and factory tour.                                                                                

Niamh Utsch ( NU goldsmith) finely crafted jewellery in gold, silver and platinum.

A selection of Boat tours, which are available from both Dingle and Ventry harbour

A Full Day Blasket Island Eco Tour – leave at 11 and you return at 5 – an absolutely amazing experience on the Peig Sayers boat which will give you lots of lovely memories.

A half day Eco Tour  sailing around the Blasket Islands leaving from Ventry Pier  at 10a.m and 1p.m daily

A romantic sunset cruise on the Bay   Dingle Bay Charters

Dingle Sea Safari – visit fungi, seals, caves puffins and more.

Take a boat trip around Skellig Michael. Enjoy a 3.5 hour long cruise around the famous Skellig Michael. Available only on Mondays and Fridays.

Take to the hillsides and go Horse riding

Take a one hour mountain trek  with Dingle Horse riding.

Take a one hour mountain trek in Ventry with Longs Horse riding.


Just sit back and relax, pamper yourself:

Relax and have a beauty treatment in your room with Fiona Crinnion.

Enjoy an invigorating Seaweed Bath at the Atlantic Seaweed Baths and Spa in Ballydavid.

Cook up something different and enjoy a drink

Tour the Dingle Distillery 12, 2 and 4p.m daily

Visit the West Kerry Brewery located on Slea Head and sample their fabulous beer with ingredients from their own garden – it doesn’t get more artisan than this!

Learn more about Foraging – “ A taste of Seaweed” on a 3 hour or tailored foraging walk – a real Experience with Darach O’Murchú.

A one day cookery course with Dingle Cookery School

While wondering Out and About

Try the Falconry Experience – Hawks, Falcons and owls up close and personal!!  At Milltown House daily at 5pm.

Visit the famous Harry Clarke Stained Glass windows in An Diseart.

Take a guided Archaelogical Tour of the Peninsula – leaves daily at 10.30am.

Hire an Electric Bike – Explore the Peninsula and have a picnic along the way.

Have a Picnic – Picnic baskets are available from the Little Cheese Shop. 


Take advantage of the scenery while improving your photography skills and go on a photography tour with Dingle Darkroom.

Kayaking on the Bay – visit the caves on your way. Morning or sunset tours are available.

Explore the harbour in a unique way with Wild SUP Tours and try Stand up boarding.