Tag Archives:Ballyheigue

The Thing of Kerry

Posted: August 9, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

A 200 km DIY audax off Kerry's beaten track. It's funny how things go. Last week I checked my facebook  page and saw some guy doing a 300 km ride in England, mainly in the dark. He was commenting how peaceful and tranquil it was. Fast forward to last Sunday which was miserable and gave me too much thinking time. I had a 200 km ride planned with an extremely early start thrown in, for the night ride experience. [...]

30 Days and 30 cycles: Day 27

Posted: July 10, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Day 27 and the wet weather couldn't dampen my need to go for a spin today. Ended up with 21 miles of mostly quiet north Kerry roads and most of it in the rain. I took the mountain bike as it bothers me less if that gets wet as opposed to being on a racing bike and I feel safer on it on wet roads. Today's route was Ardfert Ballyheigue, Kilmoyley and back Home via Ardfert. [...]

Kerry Head

Posted: December 22, 2009 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

This 21 Kilometer route follows the North Kerry Coastline and begins from Ballyheigue and ends again in Ballyheigue in a scenic and rugged loop that will take your breath away. This route contains a mixture of flat and hilly countryside on roads that mostly don’t have much traffic. This route which is very well signposted all of the way from Ballyheigue, departs the town and hugs the coastline along a steep incline that gives panoramic views of Ballyheigue Bay and the Atlantic ocean. As the cycle progresses the road levels out and heads inland [...]