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The Black Valley lies on the road between Moll's Gap and the Gap of Dunlow - a beautiful and isolated valley in the heart of Killarney National Park. Most visitors hasten by on the way to the drama of the Gap of Dunloe. Instead, stop, look around...more
The jaunting carts take you through here on their Gap of Dunloe tour. If the carts are too rough for you you can drive through the Gap either before 8:00 or after 8:00. It is very narrow and is not a good road but I...More
The black valley, just south of Killarney is an impressive region of the national park. It has a secluded feeling, and impressive natural area in between several mountains. Hard to cross by car because of the very narrow roads.
Seen an Instagram post about the Gap of Dunloe and thought would give it a go driving from Kenmare to Killarney. First we almost missed the turn off the main road because it was so steep that you couldn’t even see the road properly. Judging...More
Didn't know anything about the valley, but booked a place to stay in it for two nights. The drive down from Moll's Gap was so much fun! It was windy and narrow and the scenery in the valley was stunning! Great fun! Would love to...More
Drove to the Dunloe Gap area, quite the drive. Once we got on top we saw the Black Valley. It was a nice afternoon and the valley was very scenic. Plan to take your time a day is not too long for this area.
We stayed at an AirBnb and our host recommended taking the Black Valley road for a view from the valley -- outstanding!! One of the best parts of the Ring of Kerry. It can only be accessed by cars, bikes, and foot traffic, so it...More