Wicklow Mountains National Park

Wicklow Mountains National Park

Wicklow Mountains National Park
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John L
Grand Bend, Canada2,026 contributions
Oct 2022
Wicklow Mountains National Park covers 23,000 hectares of mountains, lakes and rivers, and is the largest of Ireland's 6 national parks. The many walking trails provide a close up view of the stunning scenery.
Written 10 January 2023
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Alina
3 contributions
Sep 2022 • Friends
Beautiful scenery while hiking around Glendalough lake. A perfect day trip from Dublin! The views were incredible.
Written 8 December 2022
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Michael C
16 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
A must when visiting Ireland.
We did several walks, but highly recommend the White trail, it follows the lake and then up past water falls onto the ridge. In October the deer rut is in full swing which is wonderful to see.
The walk is steep and uneven in places, so average fitness is needed. Wear walking shows not trainers.
Written 20 October 2022
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Ralph G
11 contributions
Sep 2022
In the heart of the Wicklow Mountain is a beautiful community called Glendalough. The Park starts off with a spiral structure commemorating the ancestors. Followed by a beautiful 1 hour hike around the lower lake and upper lake. Great scenery of nature. There are longer hikes if you wish.
Written 16 October 2022
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FIL M
London, UK352 contributions
Oct 2022
Truly breathtakingly beautiful. No matter which route you take you are surrounded by flora and fauna of every type. Just wonderful, unfortunately we had to cut our walk a bit earlier than planned due to torrential rain downpour- however can not recommend enough.
Written 13 October 2022
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newhampshire411
Chicago, IL310 contributions
Aug 2022
WOW. We thoroughly enjoyed our day in the Wicklow Mountains National Park. We did the Spinc and Glendale Valley White Route. I believe the route itself was 9.5 km, but after walking through the monastic site and through the other trails, we totaled 13.5 miles walking at this parking. The views our worth it. The built in boardwalk makes the climb a lot easier. I can't imagine how long this must have taken to build! The sites are truly breathtaking and we saw many wildlife, including a herd of deer and a few sheep.
Written 26 August 2022
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Irish-mad-venturer
County Tipperary, Ireland43 contributions
Aug 2022
There is no doubt that this is a stunning place but it is so overcrowded and littered and most definitely don't plan to need a toilet after 5.15 in the vicinity of the visitor centre. Every litter bin there was overflowing and had bags of trash left beside it, along with other undesirables. Authorities need to remove the bins and force people to bring home their waste. It also needs to be patrolled at night to prevent people lighting dangerous fires.
Written 14 August 2022
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Linda P
Massachusetts483 contributions
May 2022
We drove from Dublin to hike here. A beautiful hike that took us about 4 hours and a total of 9 miles. This was a challenging hike with lots of steep ascents, rocky areas and the weather elements. So worth it if you are up for it. Wear appropriate clothing and shoes, we saw some people totally unprepared and with small children. Not a place for for small children. The scenery was breathtaking so don't rush and just enjoy the journey.
Written 19 June 2022
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LindaJLavallette
Lavallette17 contributions
May 2022
We booked a day trip thru Viator tours who booked us locally with Collins Tours. The title of the tour was "Wicklow Mountains, Glendalough and Kilkenny Day Tour from Dublin".

The tour guide Philip and the bus driver John did a fabulous job of explaining all the sites. John's English was perfect so there were no missing comments.

Kilkenny was our favorite part since we had time to explore the quaint town. Philip recommended a lovely pub and provided us a walking tour of approximately 45 minutes. A Great day.
Written 4 June 2022
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ggoes
Aiken, SC36 contributions
May 2022
Driver was very accommodating and took us to the highlights after asking if we had anywhere special in mind.
Written 16 May 2022
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