The Ring of Beara Cycle is one of the most popular cycling events in the country. Cyclists choose between challenging 110km or 140km routes which take in the magnificent mountains, valleys and the rugged coastline of the Beara Peninsula.

Pass through the picturesque towns of Ardgroom, Allihies, Eyeries, Castletownbere, Adrigole and Glengarriff enjoying food, music and chat along the route.

The Ring of Beara Cycle Kenmare has welcomed over 20,000 cyclists since its first event in 2015 and popularity is ever increasing with the event selling out in a matter of hours.

More than 4400 cyclists took part in 2019. Not only does the event make a significant, positive impact on the local economy it also has the added advantage of helping to support local charities each year, to the tune of €53,000 in 2019 which saw six local charities benefit.

Beara Peninsula

Beara Peninsula is situated on the south-west coast of Ireland, bounded between the Kenmare “river” to the north side and Bantry Bay to the south. Glengarrif and Kenmare are the two gateway towns to the peninsula, other places of interest include the beautiful and picturesque villages of Adrigole, Allihies, Ardgroom, Bere Island, Bonane, Castletownbere and Eyeries.

The next Ring of Beara Cycle will take place on Saturday 27th May 2023.

Register your interest in the Ring of Beara Cycle 2023 now and get priority notification to register before general registration opens!

At a Glance
  • 27 May 2023 7:00am
  • Tickets Not On Sale
  • Ring of Beara Cycle 2023Ring of Beara Cycle 2023Kenmare, Ireland
  • Up to 140 km (87 miles)
  • Unknown CostFrom GBP
  • Unknown Riders