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Wicklow Mountains National Park

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Address: Glendalough Village, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 404 45425
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Day out walking near Glendalough from Dublin

Travelled to the Glendalough National Park Visitor's centre from Dublin for a day out walking. The coach (Kevin's Bus/ Glendalough Bus) took about 50 minutes from Steven's... read more

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Travelled to the Glendalough National Park Visitor's centre from Dublin for a day out walking. The coach (Kevin's Bus/ Glendalough Bus) took about 50 minutes from Steven's Green and was €20 each for a return journey. We took the orange route, a medium difficulty walk, recommended to us by a very friendly helper in the visitor's centre, which lasted 2... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove up from Wicklow, making a few stops along the way, and made it out as far as Hollywood before turning around. Was a beautiful day for a drive, plenty of sheep out and about, and lots to climb and explore. Looking forward to our next trip! If you are driving through, mind the sheep close to the road,... More 

Thank EmP79
Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I arrived at the mountain at 9:15am near the welcome center, bought a map, and were on our way. We stopped to see the Monastic settlement near the welcome center, which was a quick in and out since there were no crowds when we arrived. Arriving early was our best decision to avoid the tour buses that... More 

Thank MoLo_Travels
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The road from Dublin to the Wicklow mountains is very beautiful, landscapes are changing. The walk around the lakes was very nice. The place is kept clean and it's ideal to hike, walk your dog or picnic and bath in the lake with family. Relaxing.

Thank Alexandra F
County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there on a terrible rainy day ... even so, it was still possible to see how this place and beautiful. It is good for take pics, hiking, dont forgete your coat

Thank BelAlgebaile
Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one place I wish we would have had more time to spend. We visited in the morning and saw three deer on a walk to the lower lake crossing directly in front of us on the pathway. St. Kevin's medieval monastic settlement ruins were beautiful to photographic although somewhat busy at times due to tour buses. You can... More 

Thank patcal4
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was one of the most gorgeous parks I have ever been to. You can feel the magical irish aura oozing from it. The view from the top of the mountain is breathtaking and the colours of the nature makes you feel like you are in a dream. Don't miss it!

Thank Ana R
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with a group of friends for a long hike around the Glendalough mountains. The national park contains numerous routes for all abilities, meaning it's a great place for people of all ages and interests. The view of the lakes from the highest points are pretty spectacular and showcase the Irish landscape at its most impressive (as can be... More 

Thank dmac1991
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mystical and beautiful, from the pilgrims entrance accompanied by the bagpipe player, to the cemetery and stone churches. The walk to the loughs is ethereal, and the falls delicate and clear through the shamrocks. A friend I was traveling with heard an owl hoot in the cemetery, although no one else did. She spoke with a visitor guide in the... More 

Thank Katie B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both of the lakes are cold but we still got in to our feet (in August ;-) The kids (15,11,4) enjoyed it very much. We also visited the monastic city and its very impressive to see this piece of history

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