Ballydavid is a Gaeltacht village in the Ard na Caithne region of the Dingle Peninsula in Co Kerry. The village, officially known as Baile na nGall, is near to Gallarus Castle, a 15th-century tower built by the Knight of Kerry, the holder of a hereditary knighthood belonging to the Geraldine Dynasty. It is now an Irish heritage site and stands about one kilometre from the better known and more historically significant Gallarus Oratory. RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta has a broadcast studio in Ballydavid. The radio tower is also a transmission site for RTÉ Network Limited. Ballydavid village is known for its fishing and sits on the shores of Smerwick Harbour with fantastic views of Mount Brandon to the east and views of Dún an Óir (Fort of Gold) and the Three Sisters to the west. There are popular walks along the beaches, headlands and coastal roads of the region. There are also a selection of pubs and restaurants in the area as well as plenty of different types of accommodation.