Walking / Hill Climbing / Mountaineering
The Anvil is an ideal base for the experienced and the relaxed walker as we are located at the foot of the Slieve Mish Mountains – an area renowned for its remote and off road hiking.
Carrantouhill is the highest peak in the MacGillycuddy Reeks with walks such as the Lisleibane and Cronin’s Yard looped walks in the famous Hags Glen.
The Dingle Way
is a long distance circular walking route of 179km circumnavigating the Dingle Peninsula west of Tralee in County Kerry.The Dingle Way walking route skirts the mountains of the Slieve Mish range, which form the spine of this 65km long peninsula, jutting into the Atlantic Ocean. The walking route usually taken is Tralee, Castlegregory, Cloghane ,Ballydavid, Dunquin ,Dingle, Annascaul, Camp returning to Tralee.
The Kerry Way
which is Ireland’s premiere long distance walking route winding its way through Glencar from the Black Valley leading to Glenbeigh.This area offers the most spectacular scenery and dramatic landscapes from mountains to lakes and rivers. Nearby we have mountain passes such as the Short Mountain Road and Bothar Na gCloch providing elevated views over the entire area of Tralee Bay, Inch Beach and Castlemaine Harbour.
Killarney National Park
comprises of 10,000 hectares of mountains, woods and lakes and has a network of tracks for the walker in the Muckross, Knockreer and Ross Island areas. A visit to Muckross House
and its Gardens and Muckross Traditional Farm is a must for any visitor.