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Lower Vartry Reservoir walk

Sun July 2nd 2017
Walking time: 2.5 hrs
Meeting: 10:30 at Coach house in RoundwoodVartry Lakes Wicklow
Trails: Flat track about the lake
Walk Type: Easy
Price: €25

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Transport Available: Pickup at the Maldron Hotel Tallaght at 09:30am and Ballally Luas at 10:00am


Details: This a Sli na Slainte trail near the town of Roundwood in County Wicklow. It follows the edge of Vartry reservoir for 7.2km along lakeside paths and country roads flanked by trees with fantastic views across the water in all directions, this is a comfortable walk along the water’s edge. The reservoir was developed in the 1860s to provide clean water for the people of Dublin.

We will be stopping for a bite to eat along the way so bring a packed lunch.

How to get there by car:

The best way to get to Roundwood from Dublin would be to get onto the N11 heading south. Get off it at Kilmacanogue and head for the Roundwood / Glendalough / Laragh direction. Continue on this road to Roundwood and the Coach house Pub is just on your left as enter the village. There is parking along the side of the road as you enter the village. Allow 40 minutes travel from Dublin

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

 

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