Stepping Stone Bed & Breakfast

Maghanlawaun  Bridia Valley  
Glencar  County Kerry  Ireland 


GPS 5158'21.3348"-946'51.7044"W   
OS map ref:  V 7766 8144  
 Satnav:   51.97226, -9.78111 


Rock art at Coumreagh,

ancient rock art at Coumreagh
 -9.76141   51,96870 and Shronahiree Mor -9.83476  51.96661

Kerry Way

 Premier long distance walking route around 130 miles (208Km)
 following the coast, or 139miles (222Km)by the overland route from Waterville to Caherdaniel.there are many additional side walks on the way normally without straying from the path you should complete the Kerry way between 9 and 11 days see our links page for additional information

New Bridia ring route follow the red man
a circular route starting at the Stepping stone a
pprox time 90+/- minutes

Kerry Way

Ancient Stone round houses Muingagarha
 -9.76882 51.97342
stone circles round houses 200 metres
from the road

Horse riding Glenbeigh -9.95397 52.05619
Burkes 066 976 8872 mobile 0872379110
Beach Gallops, forest trekking a fun day out.

Golf Waterville, Dooks, Killarney, Kenmare, Beaufort, Ring of Kerry
the very best of Kerry's golf courses all within 35 minutes drive
Dooks Golf Links ~ Phone 066 976 8205
Killorglin Golf Club ~ Phone 066 976 1979
Killarney Mahoney's point Phone 064 6631034
Killarney Ross Golf ross rd 064 6631125
Beaufort 064 6644440
Kenmare 064 6641291
Waterville 066 9474102
Ring of Kerry 064 6642000

Salmon Trout & sea angling
The Caragh river Irelands premier salmon river
Lough Caragh, Acoose, Cloon & Currane trout fishing.
Sea Angling - Killorglin Phone 087 231 2366
Lough Na Kirka Trout Fishing 066 976 9244
Trout & Salmon lower Caragh 086 156 2828
Salmon & Trout upper Caragh 066 97 60 199

Starting point -9.78128 51.97225 for guided and self-guided ascent of carrauntoohill -9.74298 51.99936. probably the most consistent gradient for the ascent and descent on the MacGillycuddy's Reeks
Guide available prior booking required €40 per person up to 4 persons
5 or more €160.00

Telephone: 066 9760215
Carrauntoohil race
 IMRA normally held first weekend in June [Bank holiday weekend]Starting point
 -9.78386 51.97342

Kerry Bog Village Museum & Red Fox Inn -9.88374 52.07185
A Step back to the start of the 18th c Thatched village. Visit the old blacksmith's forge, the turf cutters house, stable dwelling and dairy house, Denny's hen house, the labourer's cottage and the Thatcher's dwelling. large car park area, children's play area and a chance to see the extremely rare Kerry Bog Ponies. The Museum is wheelchair accessible and facilities include a gift shop, the red fox inn just next door good food and a pint.

Glenbeigh Festival & Races
Annual event in September, Takes place on Rossbeigh Beach tidal dependant.

Puck Fair
Held 10th 11th 12th August Starts with the
gathering a parade and crowning of a Puck Goat who is king of the fair for 3 days he is hoisted
to a lofty perch in the square to oversee the festivities. you can enjoy the horse & cattle
 fairs street traders traditional music day &
night dancers storytelling fireworks

Glencar Cattle Show
normally held on the last Sunday of June
cattle show pony& horse show dog show
 traditional Irish dancing stalls sheep dog trials

heard on Kerry radio now appearing daily at the stepping stone Archibald the budgie

Dining out
restaurants that we recommend
advanced booking advised
Stepping Stone 066 9760215
O'Neills the point Cahersiveen 066 9472165
The Lime tree Kenmare 064 6641225
Carrig House Caragh Lough 066 976 9100
O'Sheas Sneem (064) 664 5515
The Smugglers inn Waterville 066 9474330
Jack's  Cromane 066 9769102

Taxi please note taxi fares may change without
 notice all prices are one way

Please take note 
The Stepping Stone 
is not a hostel

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Lunch Menu

Evening Menu and Beverages

Packed Lunch

Booking Rates &  dates2023/24

Kerry Way

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