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Scenic drive from Dingle Town to the Dingle Peninsula and back.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The drive was amazing and the vistas spectacular. We stopped often to enjoy the view and take numerous pictures. The roads are narrow and fortunately we had a relatively small car and there were no large vehicles going the opposite direction. It is a drive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RjessMMM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rory Brosnan picked us up at our hotel and drove us around the magical Dingle Peninsula. We learned so many interesting facts about the history, geography, topography and the people. Rory, also, gave us great insight and tips to eat, drink and play for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Slea Head Drive is one of the most beautiful drives I've ever taken. Awesome coastline and outstanding scenery everywhere you look.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank thebarnhunter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out of Dingle town, Slea head Dr shouldn't be missed. Since coming to Ireland 45 years ago Dingle has been our favorite destination and can't miss this drive. The Blasket Islands are so close as you drive out. The statue of The Blessed Mother is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eirelad1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a bus tour from Cork to Dingle and did not have much time to explore the Dingle peninsular. There was a storm coming in and the driver was a bit in a hurry to show us everything and drive away before the weather...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We lucked out and got a partly sunny, sporadicly rainy day. The views were so beautiful and we had the best time!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tarad11fun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We lucked-out, arriving in Dingle on a perfect sunny afternoon -- and immediately headed west toward Slea Head Drive, just in time for the beautiful sunset. The road is narrow, but traffic was minimal. This was definitely a highlight of our journey along the Wild...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RKRhodes
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Beautiful views of cliffs, ocean, fields, and ruins plus views of Great Blasket Island and some opportunities to learn about the history of Ireland. We wouldn't have missed this for anything even though the road is narrow and busy on a nice day. We stoped...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank loonwatchers1993
Reviewed November 2, 2018

If you're going to Ireland: 1) go to Dingle, and 2) don't miss this beautiful drive! We did it twice -- in both rain and sun. Both were beautiful!

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank happytarheel
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Allow for plenty of time. Lots of drop dead scenery, but road is narrow and drivers have to concentrate on the road. Stop whenever you can to get to water's edge, as well as scenic viewpoints.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Joe R
July 16, 2018|
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Response from rlowry8208 | Reviewed this property |
We drove with the busses. We left a bit ahead of them around 8:30 they did catch up because we pulled over a lot. It is nice to get behind one occasionally because the roads are narrow and they clear the way since cars have... More
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
We stopped near Ventry at the Relics of 1845 Famine and then the Prehistoric Beehive Hut Fahan Group. Great sea views, cool buildings and grazing animals add to the experience. Head to the Great Blasket Centre. It is a... More
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Chisun C
March 1, 2017|
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Response from NancyJ152 | Reviewed this property |
It is basically a big loop leaving from and returning to Dingle. You need to give yourself a minimum of 4-5 hours to do it justice.
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