Glanleam House

Address: Knightstown, Valentia, Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Knightstown, Valentia, Valentia Island, is near The Skellig Experience, Glanleam Subtropical Gardens, Old Slate Quarry, and St. Brendan's Well.
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    Travel Blogs from Valentia Island

    Valentia island - Week 32

    A travel blog entry by dedmonds on Aug 17, 2014

    7 photos

    We spent a few days on Valentia island with my cousin Russell Orpen and his wife Maureen, who are always great hosts and good company. Ron played golf at Waterville with Russell, while Maureen and I walked around Knightstown, the village they live in on Valentia.

    On Saturday Ron and I drove up to Portmagee, a town on the mainland and managed to get a trip on a boat out to the UNESCO ...

    Dingle and beyond

    A travel blog entry by johnnym on Jun 25, 2013

    1 comment, 3 photos

    ... lady was staying there with her son and was as keen today as she had been yesterday that I'd be around later to kick a ball around with him. Maybe I just looked like a football expert, or she'd seen Patrick and I having a kickabout the day before (which would have scotched the first idea, by the way) but my ego allows me to think otherwise. Odd. And sort of heartbreaking, in a 'are you looking for male company for him?' way. I had other things to do, though, and in the absence ...

    Day 18 Go slowly, "Dul go mall"

    A travel blog entry by britt.mark on Apr 21, 2013

    13 photos

    ... since 1953, when the government evacuated the 23 people living there; except for one man who missed the boat and left in 1954. Watching videos of how these people lived was fascinating. The island is called the Galltacht, as are other areas of Ireland, as it has Irish as its first language.
    The roads around the peninsula are good except for when they're not. At one point it is very similar to the Jenolan Caves drive. We figured that ...

    Day Seacht - Cork City to Dingle Town

    A travel blog entry by lolopdx on Apr 15, 2012

    4 comments, 4 photos

    ... that the town he wanted was on the schedule, in Gaelic. I managed to explain to him the situation. I believe both their strong accents, one Irish, the other middle eastern, was making it harder to understand each other.

    The bus arrived right on schedule. I don't know what others are complaining about when they say the buses aren't that nice. I found them comfortable enough. They are a bit slow, but you get to see some amazing countryside. I also love ...

    Ring of Kerry Day 2!

    A travel blog entry by hprentiss on Feb 25, 2012

    45 photos

    ... Cliffs.

    There was then a quick stop at Our Lady Grotto at a slate quarry.

    Then we stopped to learn about The Skelligs. This is where Monks decided to live. They built three sets of stairways (620 steps each) around the island. They chose this extreme difficult lifestyle in order to be closer to God. They survived for a very long time until the Vikings, who out numbered them, took over.

    We ...