Walking Holiday in Ireland on
Wicklow Way is a way-marked walking route through the heather clad Wicklow
Mountains National Park from Clonegal to Marley Park, via Shillelagh, Glendalough
with it's Monastic City and cathedral, round tower and lakes, the Guinness
Estate, the stunning gardens and waterfalls at Powerscourt and the charming
village of Enniskerry.
You end, or start, your walking tour at Ireland's capital city of Dublin.
Wicklow Way hiking trail begins at Clonegal and is an 83 mile hiking tour
through Ireland's stunning Wicklow Mountains. Our total mileage of 96 miles
includes walking distances to accommodations.
Wicklow is known as the Garden of Ireland and provides some of the best mixture of landscape Ireland has to offer, with a great selection of Irish pubs and bars along the way.
The Wicklow Way hiking trail is one of Ireland's national walking routes, along with the Kerry Way and the Dingle Way, and was devised by Dubliner J.B Walker in 1966.
|Online Booking Available|
8 days walking
96 miles / 155 kms
Min/max daily distance:
Average Daily distance:
moderate to strenuous
Monastic City of Glandalough
|Day 1: Arrive at Bunclody|
|Day 2: Bunclody to Shillelagh 15.5 miles/25kms|
|Day 3: Shillelagh to Tinahely 11.5 miles/18.5kms|
|Day 4: Tinahely to Moyne 8 miles/13kms|
|Day 5: Moyne to Glenmalure 15 miles/24kms|
|Day 6: Glenmalure to Glendalough 9 miles/14.5kms|
This is a popular Irish walking tour, so we have carefully selected comfortable accommodation to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing.
|Day 7: Glendalough to Roundwood 7 miles/11kms|
|Day 8: Roundwood to Enniskerry 16.5 miles/26.5kms|
|Day 9: Enniskerry to Marlay Park/Dublin 13.5 miles/22kms|
|Optional Day: Extra day in Dublin|
Day 10: Depart after breakfast
can walk this hiking tour over 8 days at about 12 miles per day. Our mileages
include walking distances to accommodations.
This Irish walking holiday operates March to October and in either direction.
Short walking breaks are also available, with 2 or 3 days walking. Just select the part of the path you want to walk.
These distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of Ireland or the UK.
This walk can be combined with
The Kerry Way or The Dingle Way or The Ulster Way
to explore more of Ireland.
Online booking available. A deposit of £55 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
|How to get there|
Plane to Dublin where we can arrange transfer to Bunclody
By Car to Bunclody where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Bunclody
By Ferry to Dublin where we can arrange transfer to Bunclody