Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula

Cruise past stunning natural landscapes along Slea Head Drive, a circular driving route that begins and ends in Dingle. Start your journey driving across the Milltown Bridge and then past the Burham woodlands. Consider a stop in Ventry, a seaside village, to enjoy beach and water activities. Your trip continues westward past Dunbeg Fort and along the Atlantic Ocean. Take in views of the clifftop fort on one side and the ocean on the other. Plan to visit Slea Head Drive and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Dunquin attractions using our Dunquin online trip itinerary planner .
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  • At do providing sufficient time and in the sense of the clockwise from Dingle otherwise you may be stuck by the bus. Very nice views all along and we can make a stop at the stone huts to understand the harsh life on this peninsula 2000 years ago.
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  • A must-do drive! Although it can be a bit nerve-wracking driving on the narrow roads, where in some areas there is nothing between the road and the cliffs that drop into the ocean, the views are spect...  more »
  • My boyfriend, his 11 year old son and I took this drive upon recommendation from our host and it was a magnificent day filled with adventure and breath taking scenery. We started out in Dingle Town an...  more »

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