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A tough hike up.

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... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 walk, took the whole day. Views are dramatic, and absolutely stunning. Make sure to have... More 

Thank Ed_Schulte
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 down took around 4hr or so. There was no view from the top as we... More 

Thank AlanMerrins
Severna Park, Maryland, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 that you need to pace yourself and take frequent breaks. Bring plenty of water and... More 

Thank Beth C
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

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

1 Thank venividi70
Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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 you can climb to the very top of the peak to catch an even more... More 

2 Thank James W
Jackson, WY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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 be aggressive.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A climb over the mountain was part of our Dingle Way walk. The climb up was well marked and very steep but offered great views back over the bay.. The climb is 650m high. The way down was a lot more challenging, a lot of pretty steep, rocky, boggy areas. we found that we were looking at best way down... More 

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upstate NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Luckily we had a good day for this climb. It was clear at the top when we headed off. The trail is well marked, so getting lost will not be a problem. Even though it was a dry day the trail is wet. Some of the trail is in or very close to running water. I loved that the stations... More 

1 Thank pasqe
San Antonio, Texas
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315 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Mount Brandon or Brandon is the highest peak on the Dingle Peninsula. Tack on approximately 30 minutes driving time after visiting Connor Pass and be prepared to negotiate some of the smallest roads you'll encounter in Ireland. The trek is well worth it given the fantastic view of the water below, Dolphins, sheep grazing and an opportunity to trek up... More 

Thank magickayak
Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The trailhead to Mt. Brandon is about a 15 minute drive from Dingle. I drove from Dingle on 459 towards Feohanagh. I took a right at the road with the small Mt Brandon sign. This narrow road leads to the trailhead. There is a parking lot at the end of the road. I set my watch and started on the... More 

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