We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
US$56.27*
and up
Ring of Kerry and Bray Head Day Tour from Killarney
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“car park” (23 reviews)
“great walk” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Bray Head, Valentia Island, Ireland
Write a ReviewReviews (140)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"car park"
in 23 reviews
"great walk"
in 7 reviews
"fantastic views"
in 9 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 5 reviews
"takes about hours"
in 3 reviews
"enjoyable walk"
in 3 reviews
"tower house"
in 2 reviews
"skellig islands"
in 8 reviews
"weather was fantastic"
in 2 reviews
"western end"
in 2 reviews
"sheep and cows"
in 2 reviews
"steady climb"
in 2 reviews
"hiking boots"
in 2 reviews
"easy walk"
in 2 reviews
"gravel path"
in 2 reviews
"kerry cliffs"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi We come to Portmagee every year for a week Walk from Portmagee village to the Martello tower every day. 11 km round trip about two hours in total The views are second to none. Beautiful walk. We do the loop walk 3/4 times in...More

Thank Aileen M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Foilhommerun bay on Valentina island and the bray car park. Ideal picture spot just off skelling ring. Includes a 5k hiking trail for a 1.5 hour hike. Pictures were great and a perfect view back on Portmagee

Thank RamblinJamie
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Before starting this hike, be mindful of the weather. Rain can sweep in rather quickly. Just as we finished up here and got in our car the entire area was engulfed in clouds. The walk is a bit of a calf burner but so very...More

Thank Curious_Chemist
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We hiked this trail based on a recommendation of the B&B owner at whose place we stayed the previous night. We enjoyed the beautiful views over Valencia Island, the Skellig Ring (end of the Ring of Kerry), the Skellig Islands and other nearby peninsulas. Several...More

Thank PJD_MEK
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 September 2017

If you have a little sense of adventure and you're up for a good walk, this could be the most memorable part of your visit. It was for us. We parked, climbed the fence, walked up the hill a mile or so, navigated herds of...More

Thank zkhall
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Did most of this walk during a one night stay on Valentia Island, with a visit to the Skelligs the next day. Walking out to Bray Head, you had beautiful views of the Skelligs, as well as the Atlantic. Back to Ward land, there is...More

Thank Johanna E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped on Valentia Island to do this walk to make our way to the head and view the skelligs in the distance. We had a really great day, the weather was fantastic and the views were amazing. When you reach the old tower house the...More

Thank Robert F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The walk up to Bray Head is absolutely stunning scenery, the track is good, and you'll be stopping for photos all the time so be prepared for the walk to take a little longer. The walk up can be a bit steep for a novice...More

Thank Simon M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Nice family walk on a sunny day, excellent views at the top and great for a picnic Ground is fairly uneven so hiking boots would be best but so worth the walk

Thank gillod2204
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The Bray Head loop walk is about 5.5k and will take between 1.5 and 2 hours depending on how long is spent enjoying the stunning views of the local cliffs, surrounding mountains, Portmagee harbour and inlet and of course the majestic Skellig Islands. A short...More

Thank Dave F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Valentia Island Hotels
Glanleam House
53 reviews
6.52 km away
Royal Valentia Hotel
284 reviews
8.48 km away
Ring of Kerry Hotel
116 reviews
11.91 km away
Butler Arms Hotel
284 reviews
17.07 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Moorings Restaurant
526 reviews
2.37 km away
Bridge Bar The
477 reviews
2.37 km away
The Puffin Cafe
17 reviews
6.99 km away
The Fisherman's Bar
161 reviews
2.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Casey's Skellig Islands Tours
124 reviews
2.36 km away
Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs
274 reviews
4.42 km away
Skelligs Chocolate Co.
532 reviews
6.98 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bray Head Loop Walk staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit