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Ring of Kerry or Dingle?

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Ring of Kerry or Dingle?

Only one night in Kenmare. We have a car. Should we do the Ring of Kerry or the Dingle Peninsula? HELP

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1. Re: Ring of Kerry or Dingle?

As Kenmare is on the Ring of Kerry, the ROK would be the sensible drive to do. It's a long day. A prevous poster reported 8 hours to drive the ROK with stops. I'll try and find that one for you and post it here.

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I can't find that ROK trip report. Pity. Maybe someone else can find it? It was a good one.

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3. Re: Ring of Kerry or Dingle?

May just be me but I preferred the Beara peninsula to RoK, I think Dingle is too far for a day trip, and Beara is just as good and a lot nearer to Kenmare.

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4. Re: Ring of Kerry or Dingle?

Where are you going to afterwards and where are you coming from?

You mightn't have time to do anything.

The Ring of Kerry will take a full day as will the Ring of Beara. Meaning you'd need 2 nights in Kenmare.

EDIT - looking at your other post on this forum you are heading to Kinsale afterwards. If so, then Beara would be best but it will still take a long time. You'd need to get up early.

Edited: 26 February 2012, 09:43
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5. Re: Ring of Kerry or Dingle?

As you are aiming for Kinsale as the next stop then take BeanA's advice and leave the tourist rings alone. Beara, Sheeps Head and the Mizen are far better and more compact.

http://bearatourism.com/

http://www.thesheepshead.com/

http://mizenhead.net/

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