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Slea Head Drive

Address: Ireland
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Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving
Owner description: Scenic drive from Dingle Town to the Dingle Peninsula and back.
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Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving
Owner description: Scenic drive from Dingle Town to the Dingle Peninsula and back.
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Clonakilty, Ireland
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90 reviews 90 reviews
28 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Hands down one of the most beautiful drives I have done anywhere, ever. When starting out on the Dingle Peninsula it doesn't seem too special, but suddenly it turns into a jaw-dropping adventure of cliffs, islands, beaches and beautiful farmland. The road itself is narrow, bendy and perhaps just a wee bit dangerous, but it only adds to the authenticity!... More 

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Villamartin, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The most incredible drive in Ireland. On a sunny day, the scenery is more than a match for anywhere in the world. Make sure somebody else is driving when you go here. Some great viewing areas along the route. Some lovely food and Guinness to be had along the way, another reason to have someone else driving!!!

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Horwich, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A narrow windy road that is guaranteed to bring gasps at every turn. We were lucky enough to have bright blue skies and brilliant sunshine , allowing fabulous view of the Skellig Isles and, a little closer, the Blasket Islands. Beautiful drive in rain or shine ,evocative & atmospheric .

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North Carolina
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155 reviews 155 reviews
47 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Best drive of our trip to Ireland. So loved driving the Slea Head Loop. Most of the time we never encountered any traffic. We had several opporuntities to pull off, take pictures, and have a picnic overlooking the sea. We stopped at one very sandy beach area. Not a very big beach but sand was pretty. You had to walk... More 

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Take a picnic and make a day long trip of it. Plenty of places to stop, explore, and admire the beauty of the scenery.

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Cork
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The views along this way are fantastic. Its a lovely part of Ireland and you will be able to stop for tea and scones if you wish. Take the time to stop and take some stunning photos.

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Fermoy, Ireland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
33 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

we traveled this route on our holidays in Co Kerry in the summer. The weather was beautiful with blue sky's, we had beautiful scenery to enjoy and some exciting driving the road is narrow and twisting and Is traveled by coach tour busses which look very big and daunting on such narrow roads. But this adds to the appeal of... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Awesome views and the road is great... Sometimes very wide which is cool :) long drive though, bring someone who can drive too... Then u will be able to enjoy even more the views!

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Summit, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The traffic goes in both directions, but at times the road is only wide enough for a single car, so go slow around those curves! Worth it for the views though...North Atlantic on one side, an ocean of sheep on the other.

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Nuriootpa South Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Loved it very windy and rugged. Weather changes all the time. Really worth doing.We were with family and they drove as it was a bit dangerous.

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