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| R571, R572, R575, Beara Halbinsel, Kenmare, Ireland
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All reviews cable car dursey island spectacular drive fishing port anti clockwise wonderful vistas less traffic caha pass southern ireland oh my god take your time an adventure off the beaten track worth the effort few hours healy castletownbere
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the Ring of Beara just as much as Ring of Kerry. It was far less busy and offered very similar views. Be sure to make this part of your visit to Co Kerry / Cork.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MBFNCNative
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We were on our way to Glencardiff after driving through some of Killarney NP. This is a beautiful drive in a less traveled area - gorgeous vistas of the countryside. The roads can be narrow, some nice stone tunnels to pass through, etc. I would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MT1
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Having done Slea and then some of Kerry, this ring just underwhelmed. It could have been due to the time of the year, but everything just looked sad! The other drives we did were incredible so that also could've tainted our feelings. I'd either skip...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank scranton38
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This is a spectacular part of the country and well worth the winding roads to appreciate the beauty.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Redsionnach
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We had stopped at Molly Gallivans for a photo and the lovely gentleman who owns it came out for a chat. Asking where we were headed, he convinced us to change our plans and take a run around the Ring of Beara. We had done...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Be sure and drive to the end and visit Murphy's Mobile Catering. Best fish n chips ever!!! Friendly staff. Be sure and try Monk fish, worth the extra $$. Oh, and the drive was an adventure too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emile T
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Drive circle on the bears peninsula with great views of the area. Nice but does not compare with the healy pass which is a must see

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We agree that the Ring of Beara on the Beara Peninsula is beautiful, with rocky mountains, lots of green, animals, water, valleys, a few communities, including one with colorful buildings. We ended up driving basically the whole ring, but did not end up having time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BeckySD
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful landscapes. The drive is really lovely and there are lots of small places to discover along the way...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NolwennMelaka
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Ring of Beara is the smaller and much prettier cousin of the Ring of Kerry. Fewer coaches, fewer camper vans and people who are really here to enjoy the wonderful scenery rather than just follow a popular tourist route. Kenmare is the most amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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cwalk333
25 August 2018|
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Response from bigshirl55 | Reviewed this property |
We went clockwise as it was closer to where we were headed. Good views.
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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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