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Peaceful walk

Beautiful and very peaceful place for dog walking. Some roadside parking available. Wonderful view... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2019
Alan W
Dungannon, United Kingdom
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A wonderful day in May

The four looped walks are lovely. Well laid out and suitable for all ages on foot or on bicycles... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2019
County Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful and very peaceful place for dog walking. Some roadside parking available. Wonderful view of Sugarloaf mountain in the background.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Alan W
Reviewed May 8, 2019

The four looped walks are lovely. Well laid out and suitable for all ages on foot or on bicycles. You can spend as long as you like there is this beautiful peaceful place walking all the loops or some of them

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank J M
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

A group of us completed the full circuit of both the upper and lower reservoirs today and had a most enjoyable time. Despite the odd shower and strong NW winds, the conditions underfoot were fine with only the odd puddle to be avoided. It took...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 580liame
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

Such a lovely place for a walk. The weather was perfect. There are new paths all around. Very well maintained.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 132dolly
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Vartry Reservoir probably looks best when viewed from the north end where a long causeway exists. Take the main R755 road to Roundwood from Kilmacanogue. Turn left at the L5054. I am not sure about rules relating to fishing, swimming or walking, but it is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Vincent D
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Super job done in making this reservoir a great public amenities A few different circuits well marked and very good paths We came in winter the lakes where frozen and snow all around it was amazing Looking forward to come in spring and see the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rob_sastre
Reviewed September 23, 2018

The Vartry reservoir in Roundwood, Co. Wicklow, has new and well made walks around both the upper and lower lakes. These are level and undemanding - with frequent views of the water between the trees. The upper lake is shorter at about 6K, compared wit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Nice woodland tracks around the reservoirs. 90% level walking / jogging. Take a picnic and have a lazy 3 hrs. I preferred going round the woodland and upper Varty in a oner and the wooded section was very nice. Only met the odd runner on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JamesandmrHurls
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Such a find... Walked, cycled and fished here, we were staying nearby.. Tip.. Bring insect repellant..! Stunning views..

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank belfastlass17
Reviewed July 15, 2018

lovely place to take a stroll if your in the area lovely views and a lovely wooded walk if your in the mood bring plenty of water if you go on a hot day like we did also bring your camera as there lots of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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September 1, 2018|
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Response from JamesandmrHurls | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the joggers seem to park on one side of the bridge as there are no double yellows on the bridge. Or in Roundwood which is a 10 minute walk to Varty
Dermot W
August 12, 2018|
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Response from JamesandmrHurls | Reviewed this property |
Yep any vaguely off road bike will do it, the track is loose gravel with plastic matting in places