This is a pleasant walk through one of the more secretive areas of Glendalough. It weaves through mixed woodlands into the neighbouring Glendasan Valley. The trail follows the Glendasan River back towards Glendalough, where it then joins up with the boardwalk which runs through the Lower Lake wetlands.
This pleasant walk weaves on forest track and path through mixed woodlands into Glendasan Valley, on sandy road by the Glendasan River, with boardwalk through the Lower Lake wetlands and a section by the Upper Lake. Initial views are glimpses through the trees, then of the impressive valleys and surrounding mountainsides.
Markings: The route is marked with silver arrows – Loop Trail
Estimated time: 1.75hrs
Total height climbed: 80m
Highest point: 210m
Terrain underfoot: Rough tracks.
Suitable for: Those with a reasonable level of fitness
Notes: Not suitable for pushchairs
How to get to start point: Upper Lake Car Park Glendalough
- GPS START POINT: 53.005,-6.3449
- GRID REF: T 111 961
- Bus: St Kevins Bus +353 (0)1 281 8119 /www.glendaloughbus.com