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Ring of Kerry - How long does it take?

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Ring of Kerry - How long does it take?

We will be in Ireland in November and would like to drive the Ring of Kerry. Can you tell me how much time we should account for that time of year to make the full drive around?

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1. Re: Ring of Kerry - How long does it take?

The Ring of Kerry will take you a full day, what ever time of year you drive it.

There is a big difference in daylight hours between the start and end of November. And just be aware that there may well be frost at that time of the year as well. Make sure you check the road conditions before you leave.

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For up to date info on road traffic conditions


Irish weather see MET.IE /

On the Ring of Kerry the halfway point would be

the town of Waterville.

Stop for lunch in the Butler Arms Hotel bar

and checkout the photos of people who have stayed there

including Charlie Chaplin and family .


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Assuming you are staying on the Ring, you will need to start out at first light to have a chance of being almost back before pitch dark. So it will take all the daylight hours there are in one day.

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Totally agree. It is a full day tour at minimum. If you have not booked accommodation yet it is worth taking your time to drive it, and staying somewhere along it. Also do not overlook the beara ring. Also a fantastic tour.

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5. Re: Ring of Kerry - How long does it take?

It's a full day with all the photo ops, places to stop and look around in awe and you will stop, many times. The scenery and sites are spectacular and don't get me started on the chocolate, ummm hummm!! :)

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