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Glenmalure Valley & Waterfall

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Glenmalure Valley

This remote and wild valley is the longest of its kind in Ireland and Britain. Along the route you will enjoy spectacular views along the valley and the Carawaystick Brook Waterfall.

The Glenmalure Valley offers great walking and hiking trails.  This is the most popular start to climb Lugnaquilla, Wicklow’s highest Mountain.

Glenmalure nearest villages are Rathdrum or Laragh / Glendalough

Popular Walks in the Glenmalure Valley

Miners Path Glenmalure

Once used by miners to reach the mines high above the valley floor this zigzag track starts in the Ballinafunshoge carpark.

Drumgoff Forest Park

This route provides several access options to the open mountains below Carrawaystick Mountain

Ballinafunshogue Walk

This access route, which is an enjoyable walk in itself, gains you access to the Mullacor Saddle.

Lugnaquilla Mountain

Standing at 925m Lugnaquilla or Lug as it’s better known, is the highest mountain in Ireland outside of Kerry

GPS Coordinates

Latitude 52.958262
Longitude -6.356945

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