This was one of the highlights of our entire 2 week trip around Ireland. Photos do not do this place justice, especially on a nice day like the one we had. Just take it slow and watch out for sheep!
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We drove from Kinsale to Killarney and decided to take the scenic route around the Beara Peninsula and Healy's Pass on a Saturday morning. I couldn't believe we only saw 3 cars on this narrow, winding road with areas to pull over if another vehicle...More
Just a couple of miles from where we were staying at Adrigole, the Healy Pass should not be missed. The road criss-crosses the river with a few waterfalls to enjoy, until it climbs via a series of hairpin bends up into the mountains. Past the...More
If you are in the area of kenmare then a trip up and over the healy pass would be recommended for its stunning views of the valleys on both side. you may also be lucky to meet a local sheep farmer who just loves to...More
We took the Healy pass traveling between Kinsale and Kenmare. This followed the Wild Atlantic Way and was breath taking! The views from up there are not equaled! Sheep wander around with no fences, eating wherever they want. There are streams running down off the...More
A driving around with a native makes far more pleasurable. No concerns but to say " stop here" Lovely when rain ( which is intermittent) isnt keeping one from walking more or snapping photos. Dont depend on good cell phone connectivity here.
The Healy Pass is awesome. The views are fantastic, and it's the quintessential Irish countryside at its best. I highly recommend this to anyone in the area. You won't regret it at all. Also, keep an eye out for the gift shop, Don's Mountain Cabin;...More
Came here as part of our guided motorbike tour of Ireland with Paul Fitzgerald of Wild Irish Tours , lovely sweeping pass with great views at the top , well worth a visit in a car or on a motorbike