Great Sugar Loaf Climb (Short Route)

If you are looking for a reasonably short climb with a great view then you must visit the Great Sugar Loaf (often just called the Sugar Loaf). The Great Sugar Loaf (Beannach Mhór) is located in County Wicklow, south of Bray. It’s roughly 30-40 minutes drive from Dublin. The short route starts at the car park at the base of the hill (link to car park … Continue reading Great Sugar Loaf Climb (Short Route)

Bray to Greystones Cliffwalk

The Bray to Greystones Cliffwalk is a fantastic walk along the coast. There is a well kept path that is quite popular. It can be walked in both directions but if you only fancy going one way just take the DART back. We parked in Bray, walked to Greystones and got the DART back.  From the Bray side it starts just after the Bray Head Hotel. … Continue reading Bray to Greystones Cliffwalk

Maulin & Powerscourt Waterfall

Great walk that passes by the Powerscourt Waterfall as you climb the summit of Maulin in Wicklow. The walk takes about 3 hours. Start the walk by parking at Crone Car Park. We found this hike from the following great website http://www.wicklowwalks.com/powerscourt-waterfall. More details of the hike can be found here or below.   Route Starting from the car park at Crone, follow the forest trail … Continue reading Maulin & Powerscourt Waterfall

Fenton’s Pub to Lugnaquilla Mountain

This is one of the shorter hikes to reach Wicklow’s highest point, Lugnaquilla. Start off by parking near Fenton’s Pub (link). The hike has a pretty straightforward path up to the top. Follow the route and there is a path all the way to the top. A round trip hike is just over 13km and should take about 4.5/5.5 hours going at an average pace. Always … Continue reading Fenton’s Pub to Lugnaquilla Mountain