The ‘Info Office’ makes an ideal start point for this walk; pop in to see the animals and learn more about the history of the valley. This walk takes a steep track up beside the beautiful Poulanass Waterfall before descending along the forest road to bring you Saint Kevins Cell with fantastic views over the valley floor.
This trail rises steeply on a path alongside Poulanass Waterfall, leading you through Glendaloughs oak woodlands before winding gently down on a forest road to the site of St. Kevin’s Cell and a scenic viewpoint overlooking the Upper Lake with its surrounding mountains.
Markings: The route is marked with bronze arrows – Loop trail
Estimated time: 45mins
Total height climbed: 70m
Highest point: 210m
Terrain underfoot: Forest road and track.
Suitable for: Families with children, not suitable for pushchairs/wheelchairs etc
Notes: Do not cross over the fence near the waterfall as there are cliffs underneath.
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 www.glendaloughbus.com/ +353 (0)1 281 8119