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Skellig Ring Scenic Drive

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many beautiful sites along this drive (cliffs, ocean, fields, stone houses, and Skellig Michael). Nice to get off the roads that have so many tour buses, but be prepared that a few stretches on this road are narrow, steep, and allow only one car...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in a car, I would advise to take this drive. No tour buses (still narrow roads!) and some amazing scenery! Less traffic than RoK

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

You have missed a piece of the heart of Ireland if you don’t drive along the dingle peninsula. Beautiful countryside, photo op stops, quaint shops

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Beautiful, breathtaking drive along Wild Atlantic ocean, beautiful beaches, mountains and people. If you are visiting Ring of Kerry don't forget to add the Skelling Ring Drive in your list.

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We were advised to do the Skellig Ring and not just the ring of Kerry. Good advice. Skellig Ring is a lovely and scenic drive. Be sure to go to the little museum across the water from Portmagee to learn about the monastery life on...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

it is as the name says, a very scenic drive. Many locations to view the ocean, the farms and fields of Ireland and other interesting sights.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Highlight of an Irish Road Trip for sure. A must do on any Irish trip. The views are amazing with a new view on every turn. Some quaint villages, such a range of sights, from cliffs to pastures, villages to sand beaches.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

The skelligs just sticking up out of the water are magical. It is also amazing that monks spent summers living in such rustic conditions.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I've done the ring of Kerry before ; this is superior. The roads are too narrow and the hairpin bends too hairy for tour buses so it's just you and the cyclists. We were staying in Waterville and started from there. Ballinskelligs is pretty but...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

The Skellig Ring drive was much more impressive to me than the Ring of Kerry, most of all the ridgetop view from above Portmagee, Valentia Island, the Skelligs, and on down the coast. And tour-bus free!

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Leobaby1
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you should be able to rent bikes in Knights town- Caseys Cycles
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3 May 2017|
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Response from GregMc80 | Reviewed this property |
It seems people take it from whatever direction they're travelling from: from Waterville it would be clockwise, from Cahersiveen it would be counter clockwise. Personally, i'd recommend clockwise. As soon as you turn off the... More
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astonehocker
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Response from jaxx77 | Reviewed this property |
Depends how fast you drive. Could do it in 1hr. But take it easy stop in Knightstown for a Guinness. Then stop in portmagee allow 2-3 hrs.
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