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Ring of Kerry

N70/N71, Ireland
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Ranked #27 of 219 Attractions in County Kerry
Type: Scenic Drives, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks
Activities: Driving, Walking, Golfing
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Type: Scenic Drives, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks
Activities: Driving, Walking, Golfing
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Brisbane, Australia
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145 reviews 145 reviews
45 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We stayed on the ring of Kerry as a base to sight see the county Kerry. What a magical part of the world, with stunning scenery, wonderful little villages and friendly locals. The drive takes you past rocky outcrops, green pastures and tall mountains, something for everyone to see. One of the most scenic areas we have travelled and wish... More 

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Makarska, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We went in a rental car and completed it in maybe 6 hours. It is really breathtaking. But I recommend to go walking tours, for people who love nature that is the best thing i believe.

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Castletown Geoghegan, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We just returned from a breathtaking experience in Co. Kerry. It took us 3 days to do the famous Ring of Kerry but we took our time looking at all the local landmarks taking snapshots and having the craic. It was absolutely marvellous. Unfortunately the weather wasn't the best, I suppose that it's better to take such a trip in... More 

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We went on a bus with a local tour guide firm from killarney , you see a lot more sat high up in the bus plus the guide knows the best areas to stop for views and photos , you'll need to be adventurous if you decided to drive . We left at 1030 and returned about 430pm it is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

A long day's drive and I would suggest that you spent 2 nights in Killarney so you can drive the Ring a little more comfortably than we did. Coming from Cork on the day it meant that we had a long day in the car and were very tired by the time we were coming to the end of our... More 

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Virginia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We went in May 2013, and had a great time driving the Ring of Kerry. We made many stops along the way, even just to get out a take pictures of the landscape. Torc Waterfall was a nice stop- trees, bluebells, deer, and the Friary. Rossbeigh Beach was another nice stop. Ladies View and Connors Pass to name a few.

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Aberdeenshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We went in November just at the end of the season and most places were closed. So if going at this time take a packed lunch. Also note that many places open from 5pm for food. Otherwise well worth seeing as part of the Wild Atlantic Way

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

From Killarney to Kenmare, in between: the Killarney National Park, The Muckross House, The Garden; the heaven like (to me) mossy trees and rocks around the Torc Waterfall, the abundant green trees lining the roads, the paradise like woods covered with bluebells, the lakes; Gap of Dunloe, the landscape everywhere, the live Irish music, the tap dancing at Kate Kearney's;... More 

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Emerson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My husband and I just came back from Ireland and we are so proud to say that we had an amazing trip with Gate 1 Travel, our 5th, by the way. Our tour guide, Grainne, was very knowledgeable about the Irish culture and history, and paid attention to details , from our hotel accommodations, to our luggages, and room keys,... More 

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rural montana
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I think the Ring of Kerry is wonderful but so are many other areas in Ireland. We loved getting lost even on the Ring of Kerry as we often pulled off the main road and drove to the end of that one to only find we had to turn around which made for a long trip but well worth it.... More 

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