16km (10 miles)
480m (1575 ft)
Height gain
Dublin Mountains
Mountain range
Nearest town

Glendoo to Glencullen Mountain – Walking the Border (Moderate)

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Glendoo, Knocknagun and Prince William’s Seat.

The hike starts at the scenic viewing point at Kilkee, where there is parking for a number of vehicles. From here we head for Cruach and Glendoo, before following the Dublin/Wicklow border over Knocknagun and Prince William’s Seat. We retrace our steps to Glendoo and then head down to Killakee hill and back to our start point. The route can be wet in places with rough mountain paths throughout. It is approximately 16 km with 480 metres of ascent.

HIKE TIME Approx. 5 hours
EQUIPMENT Good hiking boots and a waterproof jacket are required. Walking trousers or comfortable athletic clothing, (no jeans please); spare warm layer e.g. fleece; hat and gloves; lunch and/or snacks; water or juice drink, (1.5 litres); small rucksack to carry it all in. Walking poles are optional.
Transport is not available from Dublin for this hike.
Professional mountain leader with first aid certification and full insurance.
Insights into the flora, fauna and history of the Wicklow uplands.
Specialist hiking clothing.
Food and drink.

How to get to the start: To get to Killakee from Dublin take the R115  and go past the Hellfire Club. A link to the car park will be forwarded when booking.

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Glendoo Mountain