We took this drive, headed for Kenmare. It was if we'd stepped back in time, surrounded by nature at every turn.
This drive is amazing. Even if you're "on the wrong side of the road," go this way. It remains a bit of the old Ireland I visited 26 years ago. The road is narrow, but mostly you're driving through a canopy of trees and sites that will warm your heart.
This is one of the best walks I've done - a challenging walk over the tops, with stunning scenery and very varied terrain. Boots essential.
This is definitely a walk you will want to go on on your visit to Kerry. Just follow signs to Torc mountain and start walking up the path. Instead of going up tor, keep going straight and follow the path to Kenmare. Beautiful rolling hills, nice ruined stone houses. Lovely waterfall on the way there with a pool which is... More
I have travelled these beautiful roads all my life,fishing as a boy with my father or sightseeing with my wife and children, always greatly impressed but now, at almost 70 I donned a pair of hiking boots to discover the breathtaking beauty of the interior. I have passed by these places hundreds of times,stopping to fish in river or lake... More
The road through Kenmare from Bantry to Killarney had absolutely wonderful views. The mountains with sheep dotted throughout (and right along the side of the rode although we didn't have any to wait for on the road) were the landscape that we had hoped to experience in Ireland - and it did not disappoint us. We pulled off the road... More
This is a beautiful walk, not for the faint hearted but well worth the effort, Derrinacunnihy church and the remains of the old mud shacks a haunting sight in such a remote place in those times..beautiful :)
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