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Gorgeous drive on a sunny day

Despite being notorious for its rain, Ireland was kind to us while we were visiting the Beara... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
RockMeAsmodeus
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Southport, United Kingdom
An Irish morning drive

I had some time on a Sunday morning and I decided to take a drive. I was staying in Glengariff and... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
jamesmD8349HS
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Despite being notorious for its rain, Ireland was kind to us while we were visiting the Beara peninsula and we enjoyed sunny vistas at every step of the way. Fans of Neil Jordan's films might be interested to know that Ondine was filmed at Pulleen,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

I had some time on a Sunday morning and I decided to take a drive. I was staying in Glengariff and the Beara way leads right out of town. I didn’t drive the entire tour but I did quite a bit. I stopped for coffee...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

We had a private driver for the Ring of Kerry so we were able to go off the beaten path and do the Beara Penninsula to see the wild Irish countryside.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Please don't visit the Beara Peninsula, it is so beautiful and little visited. We paddled in the turquoise waters of Grinish Beach on teh way down to Dursey, took the cable car across to Dursey and just drank in the stunning views as we took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

A beautiful peninsula. A favorite route is over the Kealy Pass or if you have more time, around the point. Quiet, natural and spectacular views.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MMN_53
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Together with driving around Dingle these two I can recommend. Ring of Kerry is nice but the huge number of touringcars spoil the fun. But when you have the time: even drive around on the Ring of Kerry.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PieterBolinder
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning scenery all along the beara way. It's pure Ireland in it's rawest from and has so much to offer around every bend in the road. The tim healy pass, glanmore lake, bere island, dursey island are all worth a visit but there is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The Beara Way is an absolutely wonderful walk on the Beara Peninsula and wild flowers, animals and birds abound around you as you stroll along a long but generally gentle stroll, well not too demanding! Bring your flask and your sandwiches and take your time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank porterIreland
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Much prettier to go over Healy pass than to go all the way around the peninsula. Wonderful views from the top.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DougTMesa
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Wonderfull views all way round scenery especially on a clear day. Roads can be a problem in places as they are really narrow and vegetation is not cut back by local council.

Date of experience: July 2018
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