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Old Kenmare Road

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Address: 18 Muckross Drive, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-31633

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One of my nicest walks ever

I've done this walk a few times. Normally we would get dropped off close to the start of the walk in Kenmare and then walk to Killarney, finishing at Muckross House, or Torc... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've done this walk a few times. Normally we would get dropped off close to the start of the walk in Kenmare and then walk to Killarney, finishing at Muckross House, or Torc waterfall. It's a really nice walk away from the traffic.

Thank FreddyC
Summerside, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lush vegetation, and interesting Ricky rugged hills. You drive through a very old tunnel, as shown here on the photo. Nice place for a scenic drive.

Thank Celine K
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive is gorgeous but be aware that roads are very narrow and there is a ton of tour bus travel in this road! If you meet them coming the opposite direction, it can be a super tight squeeze but well worth the added stress!

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Barnsley, South Yorks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant road down from Molls gap with plenty of views and feelings of the past, although narrow in places.

Thank Phillip W
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your driving this is a fun drive to take the scenery is outstanding and there places to stop and walk down to the lakes and couple of places to stop for coffee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably, one of the best drives in Ireland is the Killarney - Muckross House - Old Kenmare Road - Molls Gap - Blackwater Valley - Gap of Dunloe - Kate Kearney's Cottage - Killarney. Takes about 2-3 hours with great stop offs (Muckross House, Molls Gap, Ladies View, Kate Kearney's Cottage). Essential tick list for any Killarney trip.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the back road from Kenmare to Killarney. It is the best way to see the natural beauty of Killarney. The roads are narrow, but you are at a much higher elevation than the Gap of Dunloe. Stunning views and natural sights like Molly's Gap, the Ladies View, and the Torc Waterfall. We drove on our own car, but... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to visit Kenmare from Killarney - returning the same day. As we departed, a light rain started and by the time we reached Kenmare it was pouring to say the least. The road requires attention and a competent driver. The views - even in rain - are spectacular. Ladies View and Moll's Gap are 2 well documented pull... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views but traffic backed up for 45 minutes because of truck stuck in that tunnel so go if not in hurry

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must to be able to explore West Cork and further locations. The drive is breathtaking. Take your time as there are many drivers on the quite narrow roads.

Thank Katarzyna39

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