Spring on the Iveragh
When the light begins to outlast the dark..
These are some of the highlights of the Iveragh in spring
Derrynane Mass Loop
This interactive map can be used as companion for this looped walk, filling you with information on what you might find and where you might find it, from wildlife to local heritage sites, geology, and more.
Rossbeigh Area Walks
Glenbeigh Village, Rossbeigh, Behy River Walk, Faha Wood Fairy Forest
Read our interactive StoryMap about the beautiful places to walk in the Rossbeigh area on the north of the Iveragh Peninsula
Valentia Island Geotrail
Valentia Island hosts a rich and diverse range of geological features in a small area. These features reveal the story of a landscape shaped by volcanoes, scorching deserts, and icy wastes.
Read more about enjoy fascinating geology and beautiful scenery on this short trail along Valentia's North Coast.
Valentia Island and Over the Water Geosites
The landscape of Iveragh has been shaped by geological forces over hundreds of millions of years. Over the past 390 million years the area has been covered by hot deserts, shallow tropical seas, and thick ice sheets. These events have been recorded within the rocks and geologists use this hard evidence to reveal the landscapes, environments, and climates of the past. The area around Valentia and ‘Over the Water’ from Cahersiveen tell a captivating part of the Iveragh story.
Discover Pen Llŷn
Autumn is a very exciting time of year from a naturalist's point of view, here are some of the wildlife and nature spectacles of Pen Llŷn in autumn.
As the nights draw in and the sun draws ever shallower arcs across the southern skies, the character of Llŷn changes dramatically in the winter months.
The crackling backdrop of an underwater kelp forest; the roar of a winter's storm; the cacophony of a Manx shearwater colony in mid-July. Sound is a powerful medium for documenting the landscape and its wildlife on a deeper and more immersive level than visual methods.
Dive into our audio journey through the nature and landscape of Pen Llŷn.