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The REAL old Kenmare Road

A lot of the reviews here refer to the road N71 from Killarney to Kenmare, which indeed is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Lovely road from Kenmare to Killarney

A road with a view around every corner! Whether in fog or sunshine, always great photo... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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18 Muckross Drive, Killarney, Ireland
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All reviews beautiful drive ring of kerry challenging drive follow the path ladies view molls gap wrong side old church every corner torc mountain well worth the trip fairy tale stunning scenery take photos irish countryside an absolute car park
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lot of the reviews here refer to the road N71 from Killarney to Kenmare, which indeed is spectacular passing Ladies View and Molls Gap. The Old Kenmare Road is closed to cars past the car park, it turns into a single person track at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sewingmoor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A road with a view around every corner! Whether in fog or sunshine, always great photo opportunities!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Johan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just an FYI for all those seemingly confused about the Old Kenmare road. It’s not the road you drive via car or take a bus on. As alluded to one of the posts below (ballydavid user) the Old Kenmare Road is a former famine road...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank Chilled_Out_Dude
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Would recommend doing this drive in a Fiat 500.....brilliant fun and handles corners like a little rally car!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IrelandRed27
Reviewed November 19, 2018

You will be hanging onto the edge of your seat during this dive, it was amazing. Showed Kerry at her best..

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mamafarren
Reviewed November 16, 2018

We took a private tour of the Ring of Kerry with a driver and were able to see all the highlights with the aid of a local who gave us the background and history. We enjoyed this part of the Irish countryside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This part of the Ring of Kerry Drive. If in Ireland one of it's greatest highlights is the Ring of Kerry drive. This part of the drive takes to Torc waterfall, the Ladies Lookout, Muckross House and Abbey etc. This is not to be missed

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank George B
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Breath-taking views, great hiking trails, drives, and walks. Bring kids, pets or go alone and get some fresh air. It's magical!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Neil B
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is a very scenic drive on the way to Kenmare, but you have to be careful as the buses demand more roD than there is! Some great photo opportunities

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RW M
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The speed limits on these roads are WAY too high for me. We mostly just pulled over and let people pass. Some very beautiful country.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Debby H
October 31, 2016|
Response from Katarzyna39 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie, I think at least 3-4 hours. Dependable on weather too.
October 27, 2016|
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Response from Cladaghrin | Reviewed this property |
This road is definitely open to cars they just prefer no cars go through so it's better to enter from the other side but you can absolutely take a car through there. It is a very neat and scenic drive. Not busy as most... More
June 9, 2015|
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Response from 23diamonds |
I hiked the old kenmare road Sunday last ...no way can you drive this route! The N71 road to kenmare from killarney is the main driving route, the old kenmare road is a totally different route 😀