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Laragh Glendalough

Ballybraid / Ballyboy Trail

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Ballybraid/Ballyboy, Laragh Glendalough

A short and enjoyable walk which brings you to Ballyboy Viewpoint. From here you’ll get fantastic views south over the Wicklow Mountains. The highest mountain in Ireland outside of Kerry dominates the view: Lugnaquilla. Also in view are from left to right are Croaghanmoira, Carrawaystick then Lugnaquilla.

Grade: Easy, the route is marked with Blue marking.
Distance: 1km
Estimated time: 15  mins
Total height climbed: 100m
Highest point: 250m
Terrain underfoot: Forest trail
Suitable for: all the family

Notes: If you are planning on leaving this trail and entering the open mountains you must be able to navigate in poor weather and be properly equipped.

How to get to start point: Shay Elliot Memorial

  • GPS FOR START POINT: 52.968854,-6.318984
    • There is no public transport to this location. The nearest village is Laragh.
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