Lunch in Annascaul
Stop off and have lunch in Annascaul if walking the Dingle Way. Annascaul Cafe and Patcheens are just two locations. Therefore most people stop off at the village for something to eat after walking from Camp to Annascaul.
The landscape is really diverse where the mountains can be quite barren. However over the next crest the views of the ocean and the green fields bring various emotional highs. Getting out and being close to nature and seeing the beauty of grazing cows or ducks flying over head makes the Dingle Way immense in terms of the total Bio Diversity. It has this in abundance.
Be sure to participate in any parts of the Dingle Way. Whether for 10 minutes to 4 hours treks. The scenery and the magic of The Dingle Way is spectacular.
The Dingle Way
The Dingle Way navigates along the Slieve Mish mountains from Tralee. At Camp one can travel toward Cloghane by staying on the north of the peninsula or head from Annascaul by travelling through the Slieve Mish.
Don’t be afraid of the weather. Yes it is windy and wet but the climate is temperate and the showers only last 10-15 minutes at a time. If longer then there is an abundance of cafes and restaurants that you can hide out in. Additionally it is imortant that you are fit and have the physical endurance to undertake such walks. Most walkers know that they will be out for several hours and they should be dressed accordingly or at least have enough food and clothing in their knap sacks when needed. The outings can be as longs or as short as you wish.
The trail is roughly 180 km long and takes about 7/8 days if you complete it in full. The Dingle way has many walking trails which navigate the peninsula between Tralee and Dunquin / Bally David.
There are several places to eat in Annascaul village. Annascaul Cafe is a great place to have lunch in Annascaul. The South Pole and Hanafin’s Bar also serve a cool beers.