Feb 15th- 2020
Walking Time: approx 3 – 4hrs
11:00 at Laragh
Price: €25 – Includes, Guided Walk, and Transport.
HilltopTreks Members – Free
Pickups: Maldron Hotel, Tallaght 09:45am and Luas Balally (Dundrum) 10:00am
Transport provided back after the walk.

Walk Description

Tonelagee and a Heart Shaped Lake: Valentine’s Special.

Walking time: Approx 3-4hrs, Distance: 10Km. Ascent: 477m
Graded: Moderate
Terrain: Open mountain trails.

About The Walk: This walk takes us right into the heart of the Wicklow gap and starts at the spectacular Glenmacnass Waterfall. Walking North East we cross the Glenmacnass river. We will immediately start to climb once we have crossed the river although the incline isn’t too steep. This peak offers fantastic views of the Valley below us and Lugnaquilla (the highest mountain in Wicklow) to our left. From here we walk east along the ridge of Tonlegee and over to the Seven Churches crossing the old pilgrimage trail of St Kevin. Below us from the peak sits the beautiful heart-shaped lake Ouler.

How to get there:

If you are coming from Dublin on the M50 and the N11 take the turn of at Kilmacanogue for Round wood and Glendalough. Drive through Roundwood and head for Annamoe from here you’ll arrive in Laragh. Lyhnam’s is just on your left.

Pickup Locations

Transport: Luas Balally (Dundrum) 10:00am and at Maldron Hotel, Tallaght 09:45am
Transport provided back after the walk.

What to Bring

For Guided Walks we recommend you Bring:

  • Walking Boots are essential
  • Walking trousers, not jeans
  • Walking Rucksack 25L
  • Rain gear
  • Snack
  • Extra Top
  • Sun Cream
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Walking Poles if you use them

What does your Transport look like?

We use small white buses with “Hilltoptreks” written on them.

How long is the Walk?

The walk is approx 4hrs with a choice to shorten on the day.

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