A short and enjoyable walk which brings you to Balybraid/ 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 and further views over Cullentragh, Mullacor and Cloghernagh Mountains.
Markings: The route is marked with Blue marking.
Estimated time: 1hr
Total height climbed: 30m
Highest point: 250m
Terrain underfoot: Forest trail
Suitable for: All the family
Notes: If you are planning on leaving this linear 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 Carpark
- GPS START POINT: 52.969,-6.319 GRID REF: T 130 922
- There is no public transport to the start point, the nearest village located is Laragh