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August 11th 2018

OSI: Mapsheet: 56track back
Walking time: approx 4hrs
Graded: Moderate
Meeting: 10:30 at Roundwood
Transport Available: Luas Balally (Dundrum) 10:00am and at Maldron Hotel, Tallaght 09:45am
Price: €25  

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Details of Walk:

Starting from the Pier Gates which are the entrance into the Luggala Estate home of one of the Guiness family. WE follow a road bringing up down into the estate next to Lough tay and Luggala Mountain.

This is a great walk in the Guinness Estate to the summit of Knocknacloghoge and over towards Lough Dan. Then we will walk back along the banks of Lough Dan up the Luggala valley following the Cloghoge River. Beautiful views across north Wicklow and out towards the Irish Coastline.

We will have excellent views across all of the Dublin Wicklow Mountains and depending on weather Wales can also be seen from here.


What to expect:  Open mountain top, path. walk by a beautiful lake on an old borreen (small grassy track)
Expansive views of Wicklow and South Dublin, East Coastline and the Guinness Estate.

 

How to get there: Roundwood

Take the N11 from Dublin take the turn for Roundwood or Glendalough at Kilmacanogue come back over N11 and follow this road all the way to Roundwood. Allow tiem for cyclists, tracktors etc. Approx 40 minutes from Dublin city center.

 

What to Bring for you day walk.
Suitable walking boots, Rain gear, warm clothes, flask of hot drink, WATER, small lunch, sun cream,
good socks, hat and gloves and spare top in bag.

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