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Beara Way

| Beara Peninsula, Glengarriff, Ireland
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Beautiful, less well-known peninsula

Taking advice we drove around the Ring of Beara instead of doing the usual ring of Derry. My... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
in428
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
A week on Beara

Never moved from the peninsula the whole week and still did not do everything. Lovely and quiet and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
johntink55
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Abercych, United Kingdom
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“dursey island” (15 reviews)
“ring of kerry” (37 reviews)
“cable car” (9 reviews)
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| Beara Peninsula, Glengarriff, Ireland
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"dursey island"
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"ring of kerry"
in 37 reviews
"cable car"
in 9 reviews
"less traffic"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 10 reviews
"dingle peninsula"
in 4 reviews
"towns and villages"
in 3 reviews
"stone circle"
in 3 reviews
"outstanding views"
in 4 reviews
"tour bus"
in 2 reviews
"one word"
in 2 reviews
"best kept secret"
in 2 reviews
"hungry hill"
in 2 reviews
"copper mining"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful walk"
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"scenic drive"
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"perfect weather"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking advice we drove around the Ring of Beara instead of doing the usual ring of Derry. My husband tells me the scenery was stunning. I was driving! Very narrow, bendy roads that go up and down with a limited view and almost impossible to...More

Thank in428
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never moved from the peninsula the whole week and still did not do everything. Lovely and quiet and able to spend a really relaxing week here. Mountains, mountains, sea and more mountains - just wonderful. We touched on and off the walk and highly recommended.

Thank johntink55
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is so worth a visit and breathtakingly beautiful. There are great shops in the village, and lovely places to stop for coffee.

Thank mariec8513
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beara penninsula is excellent, it touristy at all , much less traffic then dingle or the ring of Kerry. The sights are spectacular, tons of cafes and great places to stop. Skip the traffic and treat yourself to this spectacular ride

Thank 421ryan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a walking holiday with Ireland Walk Hike Bike and the 3 days we did on the Beara Way were terrific. Lovely scenery and stunning coastline.

Thank GordonB19
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This part of the country is remote but really worth a visit. the walks are all well marked and breath -taking .

Thank Pat W
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Leaving Glengarriff, we traveled along the southern side of the Beara Peninsula between Bantry Bay and the Kenmare River. One of the lesser known peninsulas, it it, however, one of the best kept secrets of the southwest of Ireland. We traveled over the Healey Pass,...More

3  Thank Gus H
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

People describe it as rugged and undiscovered, and they are so right!!! About a 2 hour drive from the start of the Beara Peninsula down to the end, though of course you need to add in time for stops, it's a small enough Peninsula to...More

4  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

If you're up for a long drive (up to four hours) the beara way is a must. We drove through quaint villages and towns.The roads were very narrow and winding with breathtaking views on every turn. The highlights would be Dursey Island and the fabulous...More

1  Thank trina n
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Did a driving tour of the Beara peninsula in a day. Started in Kenmare and took to the narrow roads (boreens) to see the real Beara. We were rewarded with stunning coastal views and amazing properties dotted about. Kilcatherine point is a very isolated beauty...More

4  Thank traaveller1
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