Walking the Wicklow Way

A week-long walk from Dublin to Clonegal

  • 130km route from Dublin to Clonegal in seven stages
  • Glendalough and the ruins of the Monastic City
  • Wicklow Mountains, lakes, glens, mining heritage

The Wicklow Way was the first long-distance trail to be established in Ireland. Starting at the edge of Dublin, where the city is full of heritage, the route quickly climbs into the Dublin Mountains for extensive views.

Passing through the moorland heart of the Wicklow Mountains, the trail takes in tranquil lakes and forested glens before visiting historic Glendalough and the ruins of the Monastic City.

The scenic Military Road is encountered from time to time en route to Clonegal, where Huntington Castle can be visited.

A variety of optional variants following adjacent trails are also described.

  • Detours off-route lead to villages offering a range of facilities
  • Includes information about public transport to and from the trail

Book Contents

Route summary table
Map key
Overview map

Wicklow Mountains National Park
Travel to and from the Wicklow Way
When to walk
Food and drink
Money matters
Daily schedule
What to pack
Waymarking and access
Maps of the route
Using this guide

Day 1 Marlay Park to Knockree
Day 2 Knockree to Oldbridge
Day 3 Oldbridge to Glendalough
Day 4 Glendalough to Glenmalure
Day 5 Glenmalure to Moyne
Day 6 Moyne to Boley Bridge
Day 7 Boley Bridge to Clonegal

Appendix A Accommodation list
Appendix B Useful contacts
Appendix C Irish place names

Book Details
Title Walking the Wicklow Way
Subtitle A week-long walk from Dublin to Clonegal
Author Paddy Dillon
Publisher Cicerone Press
Edition 1st Edition
Release Date 2021
Language English
Cover Paperback
Printed Pages 112 Pages
Size 17cm x 11.5cm x 0.5cm
Postal Weight 150g

Walking the Wicklow Way

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  • Product Code: CIC WICK WAY
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