Brockagh East and Glendalough – Winter guided hike (Easy/Moderate)

december, 2016

This is a repeating event

29decAll DayBrockagh East and Glendalough - Winter guided hike (Easy/Moderate)


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, 10.30am

Pick up point in Dublin: Tourist office, Suffolk Street, 09.30am (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 €30.00 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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