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“upper lake”(64 reviews)
“sally gap”(31 reviews)
Glendalough Village, Ireland
+353 404 45425
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Glendalough is one of that special places that will be in every visitor's heart forever. Impossible not to fall in love with the mountains. There are a few trails routes to choose depending on your fitness conditions. You can have an easy day by the...More

Thank Ligia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove south through the Wicklow Mountains and witnessed it's stunning vistas! It was a scenic ride that we thoroughly enjoyed!

Thank Patty J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful day exploring the Wicklow National Park. A must see for everyone. We had a lovely bus tour exploring this area and felt so serene and lovely.

Thank Mitzy570
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glendalough deserves a couple of days but if that is not possible, do the hilke with all the stairs backwards. It's much easier and you are following the cascade up with a better view of it.

Thank Albizia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful place to drive though vast open spaces stunning part or ireland i didnt expect to see as i had not planned going there but i recomend it .

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely clean area for a morning walk. Beautiful lagoons and nice country roads! Take supplies as there isn’t a huge amount in the way of shops or cafes.

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived around noon, there was only one tour bus in front of the Park Visitor Center, and the lot was not yet full. There parking lot is large and one of two noted on the Park map. The other lot is near the...More

Thank vliger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I often head up to the upper lake car park for either a trail run or maybe start a cycle from there. The scenery is amazing and the views of the lake from some of the trails is breathtaking. All the walks are well signposted...More

Thank Liam J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply breathtaking views, the highlight of our short trip. From deer to trails and waterfalls there's plenty to keep people occupied, young and old. Wear some comfortable walking shoes and prepare to be amazed.

Thank Derek-Jules
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Glendalough with our two boys and they absolutely loved it! Incredible history, beautiful place, even with a lot of people the area is big enough to not feel crowded or overwhelmed. We hiked up to Upper Lake which was an easy hike and...More

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Deborah D
June 5, 2018|
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Response from Dawn F | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The monastic site is located within the park. You have to walk there, not far. But, we’ll worth it. Experience history and read the names of those who are buried there on the tombstones.
Ashling D
April 22, 2018|
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Response from ger83 | Reviewed this property |
Heathers in Laragh. Perfect position. Try the walking over the Sally Gap. A desolate beauty. Or alternatively, the Wicklow Way.
Alexandre T
November 14, 2017|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Alexandre Sorry I can’t help anytime I have been to glendalough it has been by car