Sneem – Ireland’s most colourful and picturesque village sits midway between Kenmare and Waterville. It’s the perfect location for a relaxing holiday cottage in Ireland to rest the mind. No hussle and bussle allowed here!
There’s always something to do here. For example, markets are held every Tuesday selling local produce, there’s annual festivals including the summer and storytelling festival. Guided walks and rowing regattas are also popular in this area. The village also offers some good craft shops and galleries with a variety of small restaurants, pubs and coffee shops to enjoy after a look around.
Discover the historical Sneem sculpture trail throughout the fair greens and churches in the village. The maps around show each one’s exact location and are all easily accessible.
In the vicinity of Sneem is an approved riding stables providing pleasurable trips throughout the scenic countryside. If you’re a water sports enthusiast there is a variety of safe beaches in the area surrounded by rugged mountains views. Enjoy sea kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, diving and canoeing – the choice is all yours!
Sneem is on ‘The Kerry Way’ walking route which is 215km, it is currently Ireland’s longest signposted walking trail. The Fermoyle walking loop from Sneem is 14km and the estimated completion time is 4.5 hours.