Wicklow Mountains National Park

The National Park which covers much of upland Wicklow, contains an area of approximately 20,000 hectares (49,420 acres).

Location

Upper Lake Glendalough, Co Wicklow

History

The National Park which covers much of upland Wicklow, contains an area of approximately 20,000 hectares (49,420 acres). This includes large areas of mountain blanket bogs, including the Lugnaquilla and Liffey Head Bog complexes and Glendalough Wood Nature Reserve. The National Park provides protection for the landscape and the wildlife, from rare orchids to the wild and beautiful Peregrine Falcon.
The Information Point and Education Centre for the park are located nearby in Glendalough Valley. The Education Centre provides a range of courses and tours for schoolchildren, students and other groups. These are related to nature conservation and the ecology of the National Park.

The centre is accessible for people with disabilities.

Admission

No Admission Fees

Information

Leaflets: Yes Guided Tours: Yes Audio Visual: Yes Exhibition: Yes

Opening Times

April and September Weekends 10:00-18:00
May - August Daily 10:00-18:00
Open throughout the year for group and school bookings.

Visit Length

1hr 30mins

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

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