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Reviewed 12 November 2018

The Wicklow Mountains are not as well known as the Ring of Kerry. That does not mean they should take second place. The drive in and around Sally Gap is simply stunning and I never tire of the drive or taking pictures of the landscape....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 9 November 2018

When visiting wicklow county, this area is a must see, it is fun driving up to sally gap, be sure to stop Lough Tay, for a look it really does look like a glass of Guinness

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We enjoyed the scenic drive through the Wicklow Gap during our tour by Collins Day Tours, beautiful Irish countryside! It is located close to Dublin (~40km). We just stopped at the Wicklow Gap for a photo from afar, unfortunately there was no time to take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank AthanasiaGreece
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The drive all the way through the Sally gap is stunning with amazing scenery all around,there is also some small lakes up there left behind after the last ice age.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank summer17669
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Sally's gap is a location I often visit to relax and take in the beauty of nature. Highly recommended for visitors to Ireland, Sally's Gap is a short trip from Dublin, the breath taking views are simply stunning!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank paulmE4366JR
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We drove through the Sally Gap on a warm sunny October day and it was spectacular! Be prepared for narrow twisty roads and wandering sheep! The highlight of the trip was Lough Tay, it’s a great spot to stop and take photos.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank oharasteph
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Honestly, during 10 beautiful and wondrous days driving around Ireland, one of the standout moments was driving up the R759 from near Roundwood to the Sally Gap. The mountain road is beautiful -- and slightly narrow -- but the view up toward the top, down...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 914bj
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Very scenic drive through hills covered with heather and other short ground cover. A bit challenging for a first time left side driver, but you can go slow. Take lots of pictures

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 2005-travel-lover
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We spent a day trip from Dublin driving down to Glendalough and Wicklow. Many beautiful views along the way and especially in Sally Gap. It’s a long, narrow and winding road through beautiful scenery. We stopped many times to take pictures, even some with the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fogdevils
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Took this route to Glendalough it was special with winding up and up to 500m + beautiful sights and the odd sheep or 2

Date of experience: August 2018
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Thomas S
16 November 2015|
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Response from rodCork | Reviewed this property |
Hello, if you are driving straight thru it could be done in 45 mins but allow plenty of time to take in the beautiful scenery, there are places along the way to pull in & take pictures. well worth the trip on a nice sunny... More
lynn w
17 April 2015|
Response from robboWicklow | Reviewed this property |
The road surface is a bit uneven, and bumpy in places, although regularly maintained, there are problems associated with flooding and freezing temperature in places on the road from Sallygap to Laragh and Glendalough, the... More