The always enchanting view looking out towards Scariff and Deenish Island off the southern reaches of the Ring of Kerry
The Ring of Kerry driving route is undoubtedly popular and it has been for a long time. In fact, it’s not too much of a stretch to say that it’s the original star of Irish tourism – something that can be both a blessing and a curse.
Given the usual ebb and flow of popularity, the Ring of Kerry is sometimes criticised for being too popular and over-visited with plenty of other suggestions forthcoming for similar driving routes that are ‘less crowded with tour buses’
It’s simply not true – the Ring of Kerry is home to some of the best scenery in Ireland and it’s absolutely possible to get off the beaten track and experience some wonderful views.
Granted, plenty of visitors want to experience the Ring and that can lead to some popular spots – particularly in the areas around Killarney but it’s a roughly 5 hour driving route and that means there are so many places that you can depart the main route and explore to your heart’s content
Magical memories made on the stunning west coast of the Magical Emerald Isle.