Wicklow Way Hiking Trail in Glendalough

DAY 1: Arrival in Tinahely

From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Tinahely.

DAY 2: Tinahely - Iron Bridge

21km • 4 - 6 hours • (↑) 400m

Starting off on a grass track around Coolafunshoge Mountain, the route skirts the tiny village of Moyne before heading into dense woodland around Ballygobban Mountain. A descent into the Ow River Valley brings you down to Iron Bridge.

DAY 3: Iron Bridge - Glenmalure

13km • 3 - 5 hours • (↑) 370m

You start with a climb from the Ow River Valley that brings you close to the summit of Carrickashane Mountain. Cross over the road onto the shoulder of Slieve Maan before starting your descent into the picturesque valley of Glenmalure.

DAY 4: Glenmalure - Laragh

16km (18km via Spink) • 4 - 6 hours • (↑) 430m

Today’s walk starts with a climb up to the northern ridge of the Glenmalure valley before you descend into Glendalough either along the Wicklow Way or by taking the slightly longer, but arguably more beautiful, route via the Spink.

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