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“beara peninsula”(28 reviews)
“great drive”(8 reviews)
“ring of kerry”(16 reviews)
Adrigole, Ireland
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All reviews beara peninsula great drive ring of kerry scenic drive winding road western ireland great vistas rock formations famine times kenmare river wild atlantic way take your time road works both sides an adventure gift shop small parking
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is one of the prettiest drives that I have ever experienced... not to mention FUN! These winding roads were a blast to drive, but be on the lookout for jaywalking sheep! It was worth the trip!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Angela V
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Definitely check out Beara peninsula. A great alternative to the touristy Ring of Kerry. Drive up the pass and/or around the tip of the head.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MMN_53
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This is an absolutely lovely part of Ireland. We wanted to 'get away from it all' and you can't feel more away from it all than here. It's really beautiful and while driving along, all the cares of the world seem to float away.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Judith38Cork_Ireland
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Outstanding beauty along an 8 mile drive. Quintessential Ireland at it's best. Very little traffic, easy drive Not to be missed

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did the Healy Pass by car. Stunning scenery and a number of switchbacks. The views from the top, of either side of the mountain, are breathtaking. I didn't have my bike with me on this occasion, but I'll be back. It's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donal D
Reviewed 31 August 2018

As stated below, the road was under construction / maintenance, so we were held up by a very pleasant Cork Council man for 20 minutes. The drive over the top was very pleasant. Worth it all for the fantastic views.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dtlibra
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We turned right onto this road to the north because we thought it looked interesting and it was magnificent. The road cut back and forth and climbed up and up. Treeless and windswept, the landscape was a geological delight and the views were unobstructed. No...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jeffrey6295
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Decided to take the Healy Pass from Glengarriff to Kenmare. What fun we had, on a rainy day, mountain streams turned into waterfalls. The winding mountain "road"was a challenge especially when meeting oncoming traffic. Road works halted our journey temporarily, but this gave us the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank NSIB1962
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The road was under construction maintainance, but the ride to the top was very pleasant. Beautiful views.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DougTMesa
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Gorgeous drive, and thankfully no annoying men approached me :). Residents of remote places are eager to socialize, which is understandable. I started from Adrigole as I feel more comfortable driving up the slope. I could see that there were some road works on, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ieine m
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