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Gap of Dunloe

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Address: off the R562 road to Killorglin | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
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Beautiful place to see

We took a jaunty up to the top lake. Not cheap at 80 euro but the kids loved it and it's certainly a great way to see everything. Yes you can drive up there but the roads are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We took a jaunty up to the top lake. Not cheap at 80 euro but the kids loved it and it's certainly a great way to see everything. Yes you can drive up there but the roads are soooo narrow and you'll be sharing it with lots of jauntys. Anyway we saw the best scenery of our trip to Killarney.

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Hiawatha, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Walked several miles to the Gap. The views are beautiful, be sure to look both ways, the view behind you is lovely as well. Be sure to stop at Heather's for a bite, best food ever.

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County Kerry, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I have done the gap of dunloe 2 ways and both were very enjoyable. Firstly a group of us got a boat from Ross castle to lord Brandons cottage and we walked up through Black valley through the gap of dunloe and on to Kate Kearneys cottage. This was just the most amazing day out one of the best I've... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The Gap is a public road it does not belong to intimidating bullies who try to stop you from driving your car. These people will stop visitors going to the Gap at all. The Police should take action against the nasty prople trying to stop the visitors who dont what to use the horse and traps.

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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

If you have the time spend the day exploring the Gap of Dunloe. take a boat from Ross Castle. Have a coffee at Dini's cottage and then walk through the Gap to Kate Kearney's Pub. It's a long day and can be a tough walk for some but well worth it!

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Avignon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We loved this wild and romantic place but we got there by car at the end of the day when the sun was settting and there were very few people around .

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Woodside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This almost 7 mile hike or carriage ride through the Gap of Dunloe is not to be be missed. Between the glacial rocks, green valleys, lakes, rivers and grazing sheep, it takes one back in time. The hike is not strenuous, rolling hills only. It took me two hours and 10 minutes. I arranged to be dropped off at the... More 

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sully3131
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Stunning views this is real Ireland no traffic apart from horse and carts for transport, for those who a fairly fit walking is a must and maybe the pony and cart back down to a cracking pub , for a spot of lunch , a must visit ,enjoy

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Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

we went to the gap of dunloe late in the evening after visiting muckross house got to mary kearney s cottage nd asked a man could we drive through he said yes at this time of evening .we had seen a notice saying only locals nd horse nd carts so off we went on this road o my god the... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful spot and well worth the trip. We took a carriage ride through the gap and found our driver to be engaging and a wealth of knowledge.

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