East Brockagh and Glendalough (Easy)

november, 2018

08novalldayEast Brockagh and Glendalough (Easy)



The hike starts at the Glendalough visitor centre and follows forest trails as it gradually ascends before opening out onto the open moorland. We now take a mountain path as it winds uphill before reaching the summit of Brockagh East at 471 metres.  After taking in the wonderful views we descend via a pleasant grassy path into the forest and follow part of the Wicklow Way back to the Glendalough monastic city.

Grade: Easy/Moderate (Forest tracks and mountain paths).

Meeting point: Glendalough visitor centre, 11.00am

Pick up point in Dublin: Tourist office, Suffolk Street, 10.00am (Transport can be provided, but spaces are limited, €10 per person, please contact us).

OSI Sheet: 56

Height gain: 400 metres (1310 ft.)

Distance: 11.0 km (6.5 miles)

Time: Approx. 4.5 hours

Cost €25.00 per person

(Please note: to do this hike you must have waterproof walking shoes, a waterproof jacket, warm clothing and warm hat and gloves. Without these items you will regrettably be excluded from participating. We have a limited supply of gear available to loan, but not boots. Please contact us.)


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