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The Black Valley lies on the road between Moll's Gap and the Gap of Dunlow - a beautiful and isolated valley in the heart of Killarney National Park. Most visitors hasten by on the way to the drama of the Gap of Dunloe. Instead, stop, look around...more
All reviews narrow winding road beautiful valley the gap slow drive great drive ring of kerry every turn take your time on foot tour buses boat trip killarney national park kenmare dunloe sheep scenery cycle
If you like a driving challenge this is for you. Narrow winding road with a few passing places and you never know what is round the next bend. I can fully believe that electricity only came to the valley in 1976!
The Black Valley lies between Moll's Gap and Gap of Dunloe. The road is very narrow and winding. The scenery is lovely, a glacial landscape. I recommend travelling early morning when it is quieter, we travelled along the road at 8am.
A must see if you are in the area. Beautiful, remote scenery with unparalleled vistas -- one drives a single lane road down a desolate, windy, narrow valley full of sheep. We started at the top and drove down the valley (leaving Kenmare and heading...More
We took a tour of the Ring of Kerry with a private local driver and were able to sit back and relax during a full day tour from Killarney. We saw the Gap of Dunloe, Ladies View, the cliffs, Black Valley and the green countryside.