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Hallowe’en drive

Amazing views and colours as you travel along Military Road. Amazing Autumn drive with family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisburn, United Kingdom
Take a drive along the beautiful Irish countryside!

We have driven on this road when we want to take in the natural landscape. Once we drove it, and... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Mankato, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing views and colours as you travel along Military Road. Amazing Autumn drive with family. Stopped off at various points along the road to admire the beautiful scenery

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank donnelle69
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We have driven on this road when we want to take in the natural landscape. Once we drove it, and never encountered another car! If you happen to get this chance, bring your camera and take some snapshots of the scenery, especially when you come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cynsha
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Drive through hilly country that us very scenic. Luckily, not a lot of traffic. Many side places to hike.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 2005-travel-lover
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We drove thru the forest on military road shortly after the wildfires and we ended up in the clouds - while there wasn't much to see (we could barely see 50ft outside of the car), it was an amazing drive and at one point it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jig1600
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Some terrific views await anyone who ambles along this drive. Really cannot be missed if you're in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ProsperoDGC
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

You could be in any of the scenic counties of Ireland yet you are only half an hour from Dublin. Wonderful scenery and a healthy day out.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This area of Ireland is truly beautiful. The scenery is outstanding. Spring of the year heather is in bloom and the lushness apparent. An easy drive from Dublin going towards Kilkenny.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 123marlenes
Reviewed 8 May 2018

nice path to slowly dive into the countryside of ireland, moderate slope, farmland,There is no traffic noise that could disturb the silence of a hike

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ernst K
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This drive was amazing. The landscape consisted of desolate hills covered in old heather and tussock grass and in places, drifts of unmelted ice from the snowfalls a few weeks ago. We encountered hung lakes and waterfalls. Just stunning!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MarjofromBrissie
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Even on a foggy day this route is worth driving, but, especially on a gloriously sunny day or just after a storm, when the light is simply stunning. I drive in this area all the time, and I always feel at peace there.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Emily G
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Response from Exocet1 | Reviewed this property |
To get on the R115, head for South Dublin- Ballyboden, and reference Rathfarnham Golf Club. R115 runs south from there towards Enniskerry and Powerscourt. Personally, if I was touring that area, I'd later deviate towards... More
6 May 2017|
Response from cherie e | Reviewed this property |
It isn't very far at all. Just follow the signs and there will be a small station to pay a minimal fee and the Powerscourt Falls is beautiful.
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12 April 2017|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
The road does not have cycle lanes, or even a hard shoulder. It is quite narrow (one lane in each direction). There are plenty of curves and bends and very few long straight stretches. The spectacular scenery can be... More