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Ring of Beara

| R571, R572, R575, Beara Halbinsel, Kenmare, Ireland
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“cable car” (12 reviews)
“dursey island” (8 reviews)
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| R571, R572, R575, Beara Halbinsel, Kenmare, Ireland
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"cable car"
in 12 reviews
"dursey island"
in 8 reviews
"stunning views"
in 6 reviews
"wonderful drive"
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"caha pass"
in 4 reviews
"oh my god"
in 2 reviews
"dingle peninsula"
in 3 reviews
"four hours"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 2 reviews
"off the beaten track"
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"narrow road"
in 3 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 2 reviews
"allihies"
in 8 reviews
"healy"
in 15 reviews
"beara"
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"mountains"
in 12 reviews
"sheep"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Most everyone drives the ring of Kerry and Dingle, but the ring of Beara is my favorite! It is more remote and rugged, wonderful views, opportunities to get out and hike and explore. Make sure to take in the beautiful Puxley Castle! and off the...More

Thank robydanger
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning views, amazing mountains, green fields, blue sea and beautiful wild life. This drive just took our breaths away, the beauty of nature at its best.

Thank ainemurphy78
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the pleasure to stay there for over a week with a cottage near Castletownbere as the base. Each drive through parts of the Ring of Beara was a pleasure in terms of scenery and great views of the mountains, valleys and bays. Especially liked...More

Thank ciaran11
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The Beara Peninsula is the reason I went to Ireland last year, and the reason I returned this year. Last year we spent a few hours with a driver/guide (Kenmare Coach and Cab), but we only had time for the eastern half of the Peninsula....More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

People describe it as rugged and undiscovered, and they are so right!!! About a 2 hour drive from the start of the Beara Peninsula down to the end, though of course you need to add in time for stops, it's a small enough Peninsula to...More

1  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Just as good as the Ring of Kerry but not as busy or as long. In my opinion much more enjoyable. Its a breath taking drive around the coast and make sure and bring your camera.

2  Thank Martin O
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

One of the most most beautiful areas of Ireland if you like sheep, mountains and great sea views without all the tourist. The Ring of Beara is one of the best areas to see Ireland as it was 20 years ago.

2  Thank spookyone
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Be prepared to take lots of pictures and videos. Luckily there are plenty of places to pull off the road. There are villages along the drive so you are able to stop, meet the locals and enjoy good food.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We thought this was an absolutely beautiful drive. In many parts the road travels through a tunnel of trees. Derreen Gardens may be of particular interest to Canadians as it was developed by Lord Landsdowne the Governor General of Canada. He travelled the world collecting...More

1  Thank sidewalk1234
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

WE drove the Beara ring many years ago, and alway wanted to complete the ring by driving caha pass. it did not disappoint, it was excellent driving. The highlight was driving the tunnels that had been blasted through the craggy cliffs. The signage was also...More

Thank JnVSydney
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tikismom
25 May 2017|
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Response from marksw3960 | Reviewed this property |
I would say to do the whole Ring plus lunch and the odd stop allow a full day.
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Bistineau
19 January 2016|
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Response from Kathleen M | Reviewed this property |
I do not know of a stables, but there might be one. Hiking definitely. It would probably be advisable to bring your own food.
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Bistineau
19 January 2016|
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Response from KareninKansas | Reviewed this property |
Having been to both the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara, I prefer the Ring of Beara. On a clear day there are some absolutely breathtaking views during the drive. The Garinish Island was a wonderful surprise. It's a... More
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