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Enjoyed some history!

Very interesting sight on the drive around Dingle Peninsula. A highlight was the sheepdog training... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michele S
Good historical stop

This was a good historical stop and the displays had a large amount of interesting information... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Slea Head, Dingle, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting sight on the drive around Dingle Peninsula. A highlight was the sheepdog training going on. Very entertaining watching the two dogs being trained with the sheep. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cottages along with the information inside, painted a very accurate and vivid picture of the suffering that occurred during the Great Starvation.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great little stop on the side of the road, that allows you to stretch your legs, enjoy some animals, see the sights and learn a little history. You park at the bottom of the hill and pay the man a small fee,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a good historical stop and the displays had a large amount of interesting information about the famine. Could use some better upkeep on the sight, but it was certainly a thought provoking place to visit. Views out over the hillside and to the...More

Thank loonwatchers1993
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Amazing sea views from this site.Well worth a visit to learn about the hardship of the occupants back in time.

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this place on our Sunday morning drive through the Dingle Peninsula. Easy access and were able to walk up to the cottage before they opened, paid afterwards the man was very friendly. Plenty of historic info to read, an older display but...More

Thank Footprints466956
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We stopped here so we could see the view of Dun Beag ring fort across the road (closed because it is eroding into the sea and dangerous). But stayed because we could walk up onto the hill and see old walls and beehive huts. The...More

Thank Grassland88
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This cottage involved quite the steep climb, but it was worth it. The animals in the yard seemed quite dissapointed with me because I didn't realize they sold animal food at the bottom of the hill. The model famine victims were disturbing, but the information...More

Thank Holly22
Reviewed 23 September 2018

You'll pay a few euros to hike uphill for a few minutes to explore the now deserted famine cottage. Picturesque location overlooking sheep fields and the sea. Thought provoking look at life in an earlier and harsher time in Irish history. Behind the cottage is...More

Thank LB-likes2travel
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We enjoyed stopping here and spending 30 minutes. This is along the Dingle loop and it's easy to pull off and walk up.

Thank DenverRoadtripper
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8 January 2016|
Response from John o | Reviewed this property |
On slea Head drive clockwise about 6 miles out from Dingle past Fairy Fort