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Great Sugarloaf

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R755, Kilmacanogue

The Great Sugarloaf (Ó Cualann also Beannach Mhór) is 4km west of Kilmacanogue.  Its isolation from other hills, steep slopes, and conical shape makes it appear much taller than it’s 501m height above sea level.  It is composed of Cambrian quartzite and is an erosion-resistant metamorphosed sedimentary deposit that once formed part of the ocean floor.  The mountain has been a landmark for all those travelling along the east coast including pilgrims, and scholars on the way to and from the monastic city of Glendalough.

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Plucks of Kilmacanogue

  • Kilmacanogue
  • fredwicklow
  • Food & Drink
Plucks is a local pub serving great food and drink. With the views of the Sugarloaf mountains it is a great place to meet friends...

Deerpark Djouce

  • Kilmacanogue
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 to 4 Hours Walks
The ‘Long Hill’ provides road access to several car parks from which you can start this walk. Even before you start your walk the views...

Avoca Kilmacanogue

  • Kilmacanogue
  • fredwicklow
  • Cafes & Deli's
Set in the grounds of the old Jameson (of whiskey fame) estate, surrounded by ancient...

The Sugarloaf Trail

  • Kilmacanogue
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
Great Sugar Loaf Mountain dominates the skyline as you drive south from Dublin into Wicklow....

Djouce Woods Trail

  • Kilmacanogue
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
This route provides a shorter / easier option to the Deerpark Djouce route. The route...

Public Transport (bus-train)

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Services
Getting to and around Wicklow by public Transport (bus-train) Bus Route 183 (Local Link): Wicklow...

Kilmacanogue

  • Kilmacanogue
  • fredwicklow
  • North-East Wicklow
Welcome to Kilmacanogue, gateway to Glendalough and the Wicklow Mountains, situated at the foot of...

Sugar Loaf Way

  • Kilmacanogue
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
Route Description: The Sugar Loaf Way starts at Kilmacanogue 1916 Commemorative Garden close to Kilmacanogue...

Great Sugarloaf

  • Kilmacanogue
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
The Great Sugarloaf (Ó Cualann also Beannach Mhór) is 4km west of Kilmacanogue.  Its isolation...

Glen of The Downs Nature Reserve

  • Delgany
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Glen of The Downs Nature Reserve is also known as Bellevue. The Reserve is the...
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