Drives

With breathtaking scenery, a combination of water, mountains, rugged cliffs, ensures Kerry truly is the Kingdom with it comes to scenic drives. A route that will want you to pull the camera out has to be special and they are numerous drives in Kerry that make it impossible not to resist that urge.

Slea Head

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The Conor Pass

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Ring Of Kerry

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Dingle Pennisula

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Skellig Ring Scenic Drive

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Slea Head

Slea Head

Slea Head Drive, one of Ireland’s most scenic routes, takes you on a journey through historic sites, Irish speaking villages, famous Hollywood film locations with close up views of the world renowned Blasket Islands and distant views of the Skellig Islands on the south western horizon

Distance from Killarney: 81Km

The Conor Pass

The Conor Pass

The Conor Pass is one of the highest mountain passes in the Island of Ireland, providing spectactular scenery of crossing from the north to south coast of the Dingle Peninsula. A narrow, twisty road that runs for 12kms between the town of Dingle on the south and Kilmore Cross on the north of the peninsula, where roads fork to Cloghane/Brandon or Castlegregory it provides amazing views of of the glaciated landscape of mountains, corrie lakes and a broad sweeping valley spread out below.

Distance from Killarney: 72km

Ring Of Kerry

Ring Of Kerry

This spectacular Kerry tourist trail and part of the mystical & unspoilt region of Ireland that has attracted visitors for hundreds of years and is part of the Wild Atlantic Way and is one of Ireland’s premier tourist destinations. A photographers paradise – wildlife river, coastal and forest – all belong on the route offering spectacular scenery that changes as the light dances to the tune of the incoming Atlantic weather.

Dingle Pennisula

Dingle Pennisula

The Dingle Peninsula or Corca Dhuibhne, stretches 30 miles (48 kilometres) into the Atlantic Ocean on the south-west coast on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. The peninsula is dominated by the range of mountains that form its spine, running from the Slieve Mish range to the Conor Pass and  Mount Brandon, Ireland’s second-highest peak.

Distance from Killarney: 65.5Km

Skellig Ring Scenic Drive

Skellig Ring Scenic Drive

The unmissable’ Skellig Ring starts in either Cahersiveen or Waterville on the Ring of Kerry and takes in awe-inspiring views of the Skellig Islands at every turn, including Valentia Island, the picturesque fishing village of Portmagee,  Ballinskelligs with its great Blue Flag beach, the and the famous seaside Waterville village

Distance from Killarney: 78km