We climb Lugnaquilla mountain via Fraughan Rock Glen, which offers a more gradual and scenic route to the summit, at 925 metres.
Join us for our single day guided Wicklow hikes in the beautiful and tranquil Wicklow mountains, with walks at three grades to suit a range of ability levels.
Our Wicklow day hikes near Dublin are designed to show you both the best that the area has to offer, and some of the quieter and more remote parts that others never see.
We have itineraries for all tastes and abilities, from exploring the ancient monastic settlement on a Glendalough hike to summiting the highest mountain in Leinster, Lugnaquilla.
The hiking is graded easy, moderate and hard, and these grades are explained in detail in our FAQ’s section.
With such a wide range of varied hillwalking available, our Wicklow hikes offer a unique chance to experience the wilder side of Wicklow and one of the most magical parts of Ireland.
On this page you will find a brief summary of the walks that we regularly offer in the Wicklow Mountains. Read all about the hikes, find an available date and make a booking in these wonderful Irish hills.
The biodiversity of the Wicklow Mountains is stunning and protected by the Wicklow Mountains National Park; our hiking tour leader Russ has a broad knowledge of the flora and fauna and we regularly see birds of prey such as red kite, buzzards and kestrels as well as deer, wild goats and mountain hare. The mountains of Ireland are also home to otters, badgers, stoats, merlin and rare bats to name but a few.
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.