There stands a place where trembling lightning plays;
Hence to be purges souls pass the cleansing flame,
To fit for the test of judge supreme.
Alexander Neckam (1157 - 1217)

Sunrise Over Inch Strand, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland Blasket Islands, West Kerry, Ireland Minard Castle, Dingle Peninsula Ireland Tralee Bay, Co. Kerry,Ireland

Safety on the route

On the whole the Kerry Camino route is a safe walking route. It is the outdoors and each walker is expected to equip themselves suitably for the trip. the following should be carried by each walker.

  • Sufficient Water
  • Some food
  • Appropriate Clothing - Rain gear warm jacket/fleece, sun hat/wollen cap etc
  • boots or sturdy walking shoes which should be waterproof
People bring a myriad of other things like walking poles, stoves to boil water for tea, flasks, gaitors to keep the mud off the bottoms of their trousers, insect spray, sun cream, what ever they think they will need or want on the walk. but remember to bring a mobile phone in case of emergency or if you just want to go home