Valentia – Places to visit.
Telegraph Field. At Foilhommerum Bay view the memorial to mark the laying of the Transatlantic cable to Newfoundland in Hearts Content.
Bray Tower. Enjoy the breath taking scenery from the lookout tower, with spectacular views of The Skellig Islands and a panoramic view of Portmagee Channel and Valentia Bridge.
St. Brendans Well. St Brendan ‘ The Navigator ‘ baptised people at this well on his way from Dingle to St. Finians Bay
Valentia Island Candles. Handmade candles with pure essential oils direct from workshop.
Geokaun Mountain. Geokaun Mountain & Fogher Cliffs . Get a 360 Degree View at Valentia Islands highest point, with 34 information panels of social and historical interest relating to the views.
Glanleam House and Gardens. Relax and enjoy a walk in these subtropical gardens. Approx 5km of walks.
Cromwells Point. Take a stroll around Cromwells Point and visit the Valentia Lighthouse.
The Grotto. Enjoy a visit to the Grotto and Valentia Slate Quarry, which has re-opened and is now a working quarry. This slate was used in the house of parliament.
Tetrapod Trackway. These Prehistoric Tetrapod footprints made c.385 million years ago.
Heritage Centre. Visit the Valentia Island Heritage Centre which will give you a great insight into the local history of the Island.
Valentia Ice Cream. Enjoy a visit to the ice cream parlour and taste some delicious homemade Valentia ice-cream.
Valentia Island Sea Sports. A place of fun, games and adventure on the water. Water trampoline, kayaking and rock climbing. Kids, teens and adults all catered for.
Skellig Chocolates. The Glen, Ballinskelligs. Take a visit to the Skellig Chocolate Factory and view first hand the chocolates being made or maybe treat yourself to some handmade chocolates and truffles.
Pubs and Entertainment.
Valentia. The Royal Bar, Knightstown. Music at weekends throughout the summer season.
Valentia. The Ring Lyne Bar, Chapeltown. Music sessions throughout the summer season.
Portmagee. The Bridge Bar. Music every Friday and Sunday night and also Irish Night Tuesdays in July and August.
Portmagee. The Fishermans Bar. Music every Monday night in July and August.