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Self Guided Walk on the Wicklow Way in Ireland

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Cost: €595per person sharing
Single supplement: €235

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There is a 3% booking fee
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Included in costs:

  • Guest Houses or B+B's with breakfasts
  • Detailed maps, The Wicklow Way rucksack book and Water Proof Map Cover
  • Luggage Transfer each day. So you only carry a small pack while walking.
  • Phone support along the way.(Accommodations and pickup numbers)
  • All Information on public transport required will be given.
  • Information on what to see and do in places visited.
  • Information on places to eat and drink.

Optional Extras:

  • Pickup can be arranged from Dublin accommodation / Airport for start of walk or end of walk.
  • Extra accommodation before or after this trip can be arranged for you.

You can also choose from our 4 Day, 5 day6 day or 10 day walks on the Wicklow Way

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Itinerary:

Day 1: Marley Park – Enniskerry 22Km

Marley Park, the official start of the Wicklow Way trail, is a beautifully maintained wooded public park. The trail then leads you on a gentle ascent into the Dublin hills, where you will be rewarded with stunning views of Dublin cith and coastline. A mixture of forestry tracks and rocky paths bring you around Fairy castle, through Glencullen Forest and on to Curtlestown where your days walking ends on the outskirts of Enniskerry village.

Day 2: Enniskerry – Roundwood 15Km

Todays trail brings you through Crone Wood into Powerscourt Deerpark, where you will pass by Powerscourt Waterfall before rounding the shoulder of Djouce Mountain, before passing Lough Tay and on to Roundwood through foresty trails and hillside paths.The wicklow Way - lakes

Day 3: Roundwood – Glendalough 14Km

Back on the trail at Lake Park, your walk from Roundwood takes you on quiet country roads and onto Paddock Hill, by winding, hillside paths, before going back down into the valley to finish your day in Laragh and the 6th century monactic city of Glendalough.

Day4: Glendalough – Glenmalure 16Km

From Glendalough, the forestry trails takes you around the side of Mullacor mountain and into the valley of Glenmalure, an area steeped in history. Glenmalure a glacial valley, 8kms long, was the scene for many battles, the most famous of which took place in 1798.

Day 5: Glenmalure – Iron Bridge 14Km

After a gradual ascent, to reach Drumgoff Gap, you will descend to pass the Ow Valley, which lies at the base of the highest mountain in Leinster, Lugnaquilla. The terrain from here is more undulating and passes in a wandering fashion between low hills, leading you to Ironbridge.Glendalough Wicklow Way

Day 6: Iron Bridge – Tinahealy 21Km

From Ironbridge, you will pass through Sheilstown forest and on tiny country roads and grassy hillside paths, the trail leads to the quiet rural village of Tinahealy. 

Day 7: Tinahealy – Shillelagh 14Km

Meandering along the Muskeagh Boreen (Irish for unfrequented and often grassy laneway) and the tiny country lanes and forestry trails of Stranakelly you will reach the estate village of Shillelagh.

Day 8: Depart Shillelagh (transfer to public bus)


8 Day Self Guided Walk on the Wicklow Way in Ireland
Loch Tay - Wicklow

Cost: €595per person sharing
Single supplement: €235

booknow
There is a 3% booking fee
Select number of days when booking

Included in costs:

  • Guest Houses or B+B's with breakfasts
  • Detailed maps, The Wicklow Way rucksack book and Water Proof Map Cover
  • Luggage Transfer each day. So you only carry a small pack while walking.
  • Phone support along the way.(Accommodations and pickup numbers)
  • All Information on public transport required will be given.
  • Information on what to see and do in places visited.
  • Information on places to eat and drink.

Optional Extras:

  • Pickup can be arranged from Dublin accommodation / Airport for start of walk or end of walk.
  • Extra accommodation before or after this trip can be arranged for you.

You can also choose from our 4 Day, 5 day6 day or 10 day walks on the Wicklow Way

Enquire about this walk

 

 

 

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