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Lovely drive.

Drove this when we were heading to Glengarriff from Kenmare.Stopped at a tourist shop between the... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
SandraN2584
Beautiful

Some parts of the road were a bit hairy but the views definitely made the risk worth it! Absolutely... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
JennyB1984
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Drove this when we were heading to Glengarriff from Kenmare.Stopped at a tourist shop between the two villages Druids Glenn I think and found it ok for a picnic.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Some parts of the road were a bit hairy but the views definitely made the risk worth it! Absolutely glorious - would have been even better if we'd had nicer weather.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

The road provides a chance for good scenery and calming atmosphere, however, it's definitely narrower than newer road, so drive safe.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Drove around this road in sun and rain brilliant on both occasions . Its kinda cool when you are level with clouds of mist and even looking down on some. A lovely windy road with plenty of lovely valley views.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Martin M
Reviewed July 23, 2017

I take this road each time I come to Ireland. The amazing carved tunnels and breathtaking views are a must see for everyone. The family was in awe as it was their first time seeing it.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

The views from the road are breathtaking of lochs, hills and valleys. Don't travel quickly but savour the views.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

Part of our driving along the ring of Kerry. Don't have to stop. Just keep driving. Although Kenmare is a cute old town. Recommend Mick and Jimmys for lunch.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Shari M
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Fun to drive thru a mountain. There is nothing to stop and see but still interesting to dive through

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jenmichgan
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Coming up to this tunnel took breath away as never seen anything like this. True stone artists had to have created this awesome tunnel.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Richard G
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Glad we went during the slow time of the year. Roads were beautiful and full of turns but VERY narrow. Many places to pull off and enjoy the views and scenery.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Debby H
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Katarzyna39 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie, I think at least 3-4 hours. Dependable on weather too.
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ChrisL8220
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
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ksteck
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 😀
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