Wicklow Mountains National Park: Mining Walk, Sunday 9 September 2018

Date Released: Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Come and explore the old mining ruins of Glendalough. Learn about their rise and fall. Read the landscape and see how the Miners’ Village looked in its heyday.

Where: meet at the Education Centre, Miner’s Road, Upper Lake Car Park, Glendalough

When: Sunday 9 September at 11am

Duration: 2 to 2 ½ hours

Practicalities: This event is suitable for all ages but shall involve a gentle 30 minute walk to reach the site. Participants are advised to wear suitable hiking footwear (boots/trail shoes) and rain gear. Please leave your dog at home. This event is free of charge but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow County Council) has a €4 charge for car parking. 

Booking: Pre-booking is essential. To book & for more information, please phone the National Park Information Office 0404 45425.  

This event is organised by education staff based at Wicklow Mountains National Park who are employed by the National Parks & Wildlife Service under the aegis of Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

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