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IE5042

Kerry, Ireland

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ballybunion golf club

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Gold

Member since

2006


Open for exchange

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North Kerry – Rural bliss, Stunning beaches, Famous golf links, Historical icons, Family fun & the Literary capital .

In a quiet country lane,local shop just a 15 minute walk to Lisselton cross roads. 4 miles to the beach of Ballybunion and its renowned golf course.
The following is just some of what we have to offer in North Kerry:
Listowel is regarded as the “Literary Capital of Ireland”. A designated Heritage Town, Take in the “Big Bridge” and the “Garden of Europe” that contains more than 2,500 trees and shrubs from all European countries.
Heading towards Ballybunion, enjoy the rural countryside of North Kerry passing through Lisselton.

Carrigafoyle Castle, a listed National Monument is located on Carrigafoyle Island. Built between 1490 and 1500, it features a spiral staircase of 104 steps that visitors can climb to this very day. Standing 30m high it has stunning views from its battlements.
Ballybunion is truly a great seaside town. Blue Flag beaches, seaweed baths, buckets and spades, sandcastles, picnics, periwinkles, candy floss and blue Atlantic waves for surfing with Mark Mulvihills Surf School ! Not forgetting the Bromore Cliffs, their beauty is truly a great sight to be seen and admired. . Ballybunion host's one of the world's most popular golf course's ranking in the top 10 most visited every year. If your looking for a guided walking tour or even fancy a cycle around the town and surrounding area's then EcoTrek is your place to go. .The Wild Altlantic way takes in the beauty of Ballybunion through to Tarbert and across the Killimer Car Ferry to Clare.
Enjoy Ballyduff. Close to the village at Rattoo, a Round Tower reaches to a height of 28m and is the only complete round tower in Kerry and dates from the late 10th or early 11th centuries.
Take time for the gorgeous circular drive around the Kerry Head Peninsula with spectacular panoramas overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Dingle Peninsula and Clare coast.
Ballyheigue village boasts miles of beaches and is overlooked by the ruins of a castle built in 1812, which is the site of Ballyheigue’s scenic 9 hole Golf Club. With stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, Ballyheigue is very popular for swimmers and walkers.
Banna Strand extends from Ballyheigue Beach at the Black Rock to Barrow Beach. Its sand dunes can rise up to 12 metres (40 ft).
Ardfert village grew up around the ancient church of St. Brendan, Ardfert Cathedral. Founded in the 6th Century, it is now a National Monument and hosts an Interpretive Centre. Ardfert Friary is also a National Monument founded circa 1253. This little village was once the “Capital” of the County!
Fenit Castle, a tower house, was built in the 16th century to protect the entrance to Barrow Harbour and Tralee Golf Club, the world famous Arnold Palmer designed course, exists across the straits of Barrow Harbour.
Halfway between Listowel and Castleisland, the heather clad hills of Lyreacrompane lie in the Stacks Mountains. Take time to explore its wonderful lanes and country roads and for walking enthusiasts, the new Loop Walk is magical and full of the character of this special place.
Tralee offers a range of both indoor and outdoor attractions and activities and there is something for all the family making it a real family friendly place to be. For a rural market town Tralee offers amazing shopping with a host of boutiques, bookshops, antiques and craft shops tucked away in old lanes and stylish new arcades.
The North Kerry Way stretches from Tralee town to Tarbert taking in the idyllic scenic coastline of North Kerry.
Blennerville Visit its famous Windmill. This unique 201-year-old restored windmill houses an acclaimed exhibition of Irish milling history and features working millstones. A selection of exhibitions on the region is also on show here.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 6 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • retired teacher
  • retired teacher

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In the country
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Sleeping Capacity: 8

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange
  • Hospitality exchange
  • Youth exchange
  • Renting possible

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television
  • Piano
  • Other musical instruments

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Garage

Facilities

  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • USA
  • Europe
  • Belgium

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Occupation

  • retired teacher
  • retired teacher

Children

  • Boy - Age: 25
  • Boy - Age: 23
  • Girl - Age: 21

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

References

This member has completed 6 successful exchanges. Here are some members that he exchanged with in the past: