The Skellig Ring has been named as one of the top ten regions in the world to visit in 2017 by travel guide Lonely Planet. This amazing scenic region, located on the Ring of Kerry, is brimming with history and old world charm.
Valentia Island is one of Ireland’s most westerly points and is linked to the mainland by a bridge at Portmagee on The Skellig Ring.
Portmagee, on The Skellig Ring, is a delightful fishing village on the Wild Atlantic Way and is the gateway to Skellig Michael.
The Skelligs are two islands located about 12km off the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry. Skellig Michael is a Unesco World Heritage Site as it was an early Christian hermitage and the well-preserved remains of the monastery are still intact today.
Waterville is a picturesque seaside village located on the Wild Atlantic Way and is part of The Skellig Ring. It’s the perfect location for outdoor enthusiasts and was a favourite holiday spot for the famous Charlie Chaplin!
Ballinaskelligs is a Gaeltacht area in the south-west of the Iveragh peninsula and is part of The Skellig Ring. It’s not only a walkers paradise, but home to an Augustinian Priory which was founded for monks who came to the mainland from Skellig Michael in the 12th Century.