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| R571, R572, R575, Beara Halbinsel, Kenmare, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

From what we've seen so far of the Ring of Kerry, I feel that the Ring of Beara is considerably more interesting. The towns are all quaint and colorful, there are views every which way you turn your head, whether on the coast or up...More

Thank Andrei F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to take a drive along the Beara peninsula because after reading a bunch of Ireland vacation books, it suggested that this was better...mainly because the ring of Kerry had a lot of tour buses. I'm so glad we did this because the drive...More

Thank Anna732017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Southern Ireland’s beauty is everywhere and the Ring of Beara does not disappoint. While it is very different from the Ring of Kerry we still enjoyed the drive along this Ring.

Thank bigshirl55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing views. Very scenic - beautiful mountains - sheep nearby. Lovely and peaceful. Just beautiful on the penninsula near Dursey Island. Fabulous weather.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful area. I would recommend a week stay here to do all that you want. Taking the cable car was a thrill and hiking the mountain on th island was a day's adventure!! We enjoyed the small towns, the stone circles,...More

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views all along. Very quiet roads, a little bit out the way from most tourist traffic. Some nice twisty scenic roads for bikers to enjoy. Preferred to the Ring of Kerry.

Thank xatthew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW, JUST wow. A spectacular drive and hike. We were going to do the ring of kerry but opted out after advice from our local B & B. A must. No tour buses and absolute serenity and views. Words can't describe it and plenty of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Ring of Beara and the Ring of Kerry, both with Paul Brown our guide and driver. Paul's extensive knowledge of the history, culture, and topography of the area absolutely made the trip the fantastic experience that it was. Paul had wonderful anecdotes...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ring of Beara was absolutely breathtaking, without the crazy traffic of the Ring of Kerry! Plenty of stops along the way to get out and enjoy....

Thank mslaw1437
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This drive is not for the faint of heart but the views are spectacular. We have driven the Ring 3 times and never tire of the beauty. From the mountains to the sea views, we are always in awe of this landscape. Watch out for...More

Thank ginspice
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24 May 2017|
Response from marksw3960 | Reviewed this property |
I would say to do the whole Ring plus lunch and the odd stop allow a full day.
18 January 2016|
Response from Kathleen M | Reviewed this property |
I do not know of a stables, but there might be one. Hiking definitely. It would probably be advisable to bring your own food.
18 January 2016|
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Response from KareninKansas | Reviewed this property |
Having been to both the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara, I prefer the Ring of Beara. On a clear day there are some absolutely breathtaking views during the drive. The Garinish Island was a wonderful surprise. It's a... More