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One of Ireland's surprising roads

This road will take you from the beautiful Town of Kemare all the way to the Bantry Golf Course. It... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2017
POPA1
Surprising

You are dumbfounded through a rock that look medieval and yet alluring in sight. Its a mixture of... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2017
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All reviews scenic drive ring of kerry sharp bends ladies view follow the path molls gap great drive torc mountain wrong side old church every corner well worth the trip fairy tale stunning scenery car park take photos irish countryside
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

Kenmare is a nice place to stop, and the roads leading in and out are make for some special drives and landscapes

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank CodyMav
Reviewed June 3, 2017

This road will take you from the beautiful Town of Kemare all the way to the Bantry Golf Course. It has High elevations and tunnels carved out of rock that i have not seen anywhere else in Ireland, You also pass through Glengariff where Maureen...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

You are dumbfounded through a rock that look medieval and yet alluring in sight. Its a mixture of the old and new. Great sight

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank chikao523
Reviewed May 24, 2017

you get a full range of sizes on this bus from zippy motorcycles on tour to immense tour buses so keep an eye out on the road and one on the scenery. lots of twisty bits and it's a fun road to take.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Michael S
Reviewed May 7, 2017

If you are driving from Muckross House to Ladies' View and Moll's Gap and beyond, you will travel this road and go through the narrow tunnel. Be very careful and don't feel forced to drive the posted speed limit. You can pull over and let...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Very impressive views from start to finish. It was not scary for it is not a road that gets a lot of traffic.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tunasalmen
Reviewed April 20, 2017

The best about the Old Kenmare Road (and that's not a pic of it - the one with the tunnel, because that's the current and in use road!) is that you can make it a short on (say, 40 min up to the say, where...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Lee H
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Changes and amazes every time we go on this road. Stunning views. Well worth dropping in molls gap for lunch or coffee

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ecrush
Reviewed April 18, 2017

This road requires caution, which is difficult at times considering the beauty that lies all around. Well worth a drive on this road to see what Kerry has to offer.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kate F
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Ive been up this road both ways on bike, foot, car and van. Never fails to impress. Sunny, raining, snowing, there will always be a beauty in this most treasured meander. Road surface keeps improving too, and best of all, it leads to my beautiful...More

Date of experience: March 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
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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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