Activities in Ballyferriter Locality

Fun at the beach

Beach  on your doorstep.The beautiful Beal Ban is just a 3 minute walk away.

Fun at the Beach


Going for a jog

jumping out of my skin on Béal Bán

Amazing walks from doorstep 


  •  Ballydavid by beach
  • Clogher Head through the fields
  •  3 Sisters
  •  Ballyferriter by beach
  • climb Cruach Mharthain
  • Dunquin walk
  • and lots lots more

Local Village of Ballyferriter

Ballyferriter Village

Ceann Sibéal Hotel


Children’s :Playgrouynd


This lively village is 2.5 km from Cottage.

Ballyferriter  is renowned for good food, , lively music sessions and great pubs. It also has well stocked shop.

3 generations of French musicians playing Irish music

Wellll stocked shop in Ballyferriter

Has 3 gastro pubs and a hotel called Ceann Sibéal Hotel



O Cathain’s Pub, Ballyferriter

Tigh an tSaorsaigh Pub , Ballyferriter








Visit Blasket Islands by ferry 

Take a short drive from Le Cheile to the ferry.

Seals on Grreat Blasket

There are 6 islands called the Blasket Island.  Uninhabitied now since 1954.  In the 1920’s and 1930’s the Bl;asket Island writers  produced books  which are regarded as classics in world litreature. On the trip you might be lucky enough to spot whales and dolphins.  The Blasket island has a large colony of seals.


Visit the Great Blasket by ferry

 Short drive to Blasket Island Interpretative Centre

Looking out on to the Blasket islands, this Centre tells the fascinating story of the  inhabitants, their history and culture.

Blasket Island Centre

Cycle /walk/drive around beautiful Slea Head from Cottage

Slea Head Drive

Slea Head








Slea Head Drive

Going round Slea Head





Walk to Dingle Golf Links  from Le Cheile  self catering cottage (10 mins by foot)

                     Ranks among the top 80 Golf courses in Ireland



View from Ceann Sibeal Golf course

Most westerlhy Golf Course in Europe


                                                                       Walk to Star Wars film location from Le Cheile Seaside Cottage


Construction of the Temple

In 2016  Ceann Sibéal became the location for part of the Star Wars movie  Last Jedi..  Ceann Sibeal is a well known scenic headland on the Dingle Peninsula in South West Ireland.  It is also now the Star Wars Episode VIII location of the old Jedi temple where Luke begins Rey’s training in the ways of the force. The rugged coastline and dramatic scenery set the scene as ocean world Ahch-To.

Location of Ach-To in The Last Jedi

Chewie in Ballyferriter with students

Chewie visits school in Ballyferriter