Local Attractions

Oaklodge is situated in a very scenic location and is an ideal base from which to explore the many scenic walks and drives on Valentia Island and the surrounding areas.

The house is 1 km from the village of Chapletown, with local pub/restaurant, and it is 4 km from the villages of Knightstown and Portmagee both having a selection of bars and restaurants.

A host of local activities await to be explored:

  • Boat trips to the world famous Skelligs Rocks and Beginish Island
  • Sea Angling and Shore Fishing
  • Deep Sea Diving
  • Bird Watching
  • Nearby Tetrapod tracks and Slate Quarry
  • Water Sport activities for children at Knightstown
  • Sandy Beaches within easy drive
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Hillwalking
  • Two golf courses within 10 miles

For the less adventurous Oaklodge is the ideal place to just laze about and read a book in the garden or in one of the many rest areas within the house.

Some of the most famous local attractions include: