Fenit is 7 miles from Tralee, and sits as a guard to Tralee Bay from the Nort
An Fhianait, The Wild Place, has a population of approximately 450 and is 7 miles from Tralee.St Brendan the Navigator was born here on nearby Fenit Island in 484. His statue stands on Samphire Island high above the pier over looking the sea. He may have discovered America prior to Columbus.
What to do
In Fenit you can get close to nature, beautiful walking around the bay by Fenit Island and on the
Fenit offers plenty of places to stay and have a nice meal. The two village bars have a local seafood menu and a seasonal beach shop serves snacks, ice cream and drinks.
Fenit Harbour has a full service and modern 130 berth m
On the Sporting front, Fenit has to offer the local Soccer club Fenit Samphires, who play in the upper levels of the Kerry District League and boast very good under age teams. The GAA football team is Churchill and play at the Sportsfield in Spa between Tralee and Fenit. They play football at all levels.
For the kids there is a good sized playground close to the beach and was at one time the Fenit Railway Station. The footbridge still remains for crossing the rail track.