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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great way to see the mountains while in Ireland. It was a beautiful drive while in Ireland.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is some of the best scenery in Ireland. And it is close to Dublin. A great introduction to Ireland, on your way south to Cork or wherever. Enjoy the wild scenery, peat bogs, heather, sheep, more sheep, and not a lot of tourists or...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank EagleEyeBoston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the road through Sally Gap on our way from Glendalough to Kilkenny. It only added about 30 minutes to our drive and was well worth it. The treeless landscape was other-worldly and the grasses and flowers were swaying in the wind. We passed...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank brandiphart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very scenic area with assorted landscapes. We were on a guided tour so the guide was able to present us with historical data about the area. Enjoyed the trip but would not say it is a must see

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Heb2013
Reviewed August 7, 2019

This was a great drive, with wonderful views. A bit of traffic, but not too much. It was great to take in the local views.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Travellingsoon19
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Well worth the trip up some narrow roads - got to experience the beautiful rural countryside. The view was breathtaking!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Christy B
Reviewed July 8, 2019

Nothing much to see except near barren vistas all around. You could be forgiven for thinking that it is the loneliest place on earth (well, almost). Nothing much else to see.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank manirudh2000
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Great place to spend a Sunday afternoon with wonderful views of the wicklow mountains. Plenty of places to stop and go for a walk

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank eam0nn2019
Reviewed June 9, 2019

This is the other East to West route over the Wicklow mountains, the other being the Wicklow Gap. this road dates to 1798 and was built by the British occupiers to access rebels hiding in the mountains following the 1798 Rebellion and is still known...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Dan L
Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

Sally gap is another nice drive in the the Wicklow mountains but not as good as military Rd. There are a few nice spots to stop off and get pictures but the best here is Guinness lake.

Date of experience: May 2019
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April 29, 2019|
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Response from AthanasiaGreece | Reviewed this property |
No benches or tables, bring a picnic blanket...
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Response from rodCork | Reviewed this property |
Hello, if you are driving straight thru it could be done in 45 mins but allow plenty of time to take in the beautiful scenery, there are places along the way to pull in & take pictures. well worth the trip on a nice sunny... More
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The road surface is a bit uneven, and bumpy in places, although regularly maintained, there are problems associated with flooding and freezing temperature in places on the road from Sallygap to Laragh and Glendalough, the... More
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