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Mount Brandon

An Daingean | Co. Kerry, Ireland
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Dingle and Slea Head Drive Private Tour from Killarney
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An Daingean | Co. Kerry, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Hiked up Mount Brandon one morning. It had rained the night before, so it was a little muddy, but it was not too bad. Great views of the ocean and the valley. If you are looking to get out and see the Outdoors this is...More

Thank Brad A
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Drove through the Conor Pass to near the top of Mt. Brandon. On a clear day great views of both Tralee and Dingle. Worth the Drive.

Thank relee96
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Steep hills to climb. Beautifull views and the signs are easy to follow. Once you make it to the end.... it is a long way back!

1  Thank Gerald T
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Six of us climbed mount Brandon for the first time last Sunday . The weather wasn't the best and clouds descended on the way up, however they blew away to reveal an amazing view. It's well marked and takes 1.30 comfortably to go up. We...More

Thank Daithimacliam
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Parked up at the parking place at the start of the pilgrims path. Took our time, hiking up, tough going! took 2,5 hours to go up. followed the ridge North until we hit the path going west down and walked back to the carpark. 17km...More

1  Thank Ed_Schulte
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We started this hike from the car park at the hostel near Cloghan. This isn't a difficult hike although there are parts, approaching the summit, that require a bit of focus and concentration. The scenery is breathtaking and having a nice day helped. Up and...More

Thank AlanMerrins
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This climb is not for the faint of heart but is worth the effort - even if you do not make it all the way to the top. As a middle aged (alright OLD) traveler who is not in the best physical shape, I say...More

1  Thank Beth C
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Bank holiday weekend escape to dingle. Blessed with a beautiful day and fab views. Highly recommended

1  Thank venividi70
Reviewed 27 October 2016

If your on the way into Dingle you will see a brown sign pointing you towards Brandon's Point. Check it out as its only a mere 10km off the main road into Dingle. The views are amazing! There is also a Pilgramage trail in which...More

2  Thank James W
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Mount Brandon is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon on Dingle! The climb begins right away, trekking through sheep dotted countryside. The 360 degree views from the summit are breathtaking and well worth the effort. Bring a layer, the wind on the summit can...More

Thank cambJackson_WY
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11 July 2016|
Response from David M |
It took myself and two friends 4 and half hours up and down. We stopped at the top for tea also. It is a hard climb though.
Krissie-Marie B
29 June 2016|
Response from Paddy H | Reviewed this property |
The easiest route is from the west. It was no problem for an 8 year old in perfect weather. 8 year old is normal fit and doesn't do a lot of hiking. A 5 year old might be ok, but probably a bit tough/long for a 3 year old.