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Explore scenic nature walks in the Valley of Glendalough with local pilgrim guide, Michael Rodgers, SPS. Explore the lives of monks and scholars who lived here during Ireland's Golden Age of spiritual Christianity in the 6th Century AD and the Monastic City that followed in the 11th Century AD. Enjoy lake walks during Spring time, visit a ruined 19th Century miner's village with feral goats bleating in the background, or climb the Spinc boardwalk to panoramic vistas across the valley.
Glendalough is now yours to explore with Michael providing a spiritual backdrop to what is spread out before you. Listen to his words of wisdom and seek that peace and solitude that Saint Kevin did, in this very same spot, all those hundreds of years ago.
St Kevin's Bed & Miner's Road, Glendalough, County Wicklow
Start at the river in Glendalough and cross a little wooden bridge to begin your journey under the awning of thousands of larch trees, planted by miners in the early part of the 19th century. Along the way you will pass close to the first dwelling place of Saint Kevin at the base of the cliffs a...
Poulanaas and the Spinc, Glendalough, County Wicklow
This trail starts at Poulanaas waterfall and quickly takes you away from the lakes and rivers, delving deep into coniferous forests. The forest path strikes steeply uphill along 600 wooden steps placed there by the National Parks and Wildlife Service.