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Glendalough Miners Road Walk (Purple Route)

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Glendalough Miners Road Walk (purple Route), Laragh Glendalough

This easy ramble starts in the Upper car park and brings you along the shoreline of the lake. As you get deeper into the valley the rugged mountains loom high above. Here you can explore the old mining works. Don’t forget to keep an eye for Saint Kevins Bed on the other side of the lake.

Grade: Easy , the route is marked with purple arrows
Distance: 5km
Estimated time: 1hrs 10mins
Total height climbed: 20m
Highest point: 130m
Terrain underfoot: forest road and track.
Suitable for: families with young children

Notes: the upper end of the walk can be very exposed to wind

How to get to start point:

Upper Lake Car Park Glendalough

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