The walking tours of Wicklow Scenic Walks offer a great opportunity for discovering Dublin’s Doorstep. The tours include a two hour leisurely guided walk. You will have time to admire the magnificent landscapes over mountains and sea and to explore the fascinating heritage of the area. Lying in the heart of Ireland Ancient East, its history goes back some 5000 years.
- The guided walk included in the walking tours is two hour long and it is graded easy.
- The guide meets you in Dublin and travel with you to the start of the walk and back.
- Transfers are by public transport. A great opportunity to discover off the beaten track itineraries and meet the friendly Dubliners.
- Walking tours for solo travellers, families, groups or corporate.
- Tailored walking tours on request. Ask for a free quote.
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Half-day walking tours
Giant’s Grave, Dublin Mountains – Half Day Tour
The walk takes place in the Dublin Mountains, on the South-West of the city. We travel by tram and then by bus along a narrow and winding road at the foot of the mountains. The walk follows a forestry trail which leads to a small clearing. We can see there the ruins of the Giant’s Grave, a Megalithic tomb built some 4000 years ago. Walking on through the forest, we soon reach Three Rock Mountain from where magnificent views open up over Dublin City and its bay. The walk continues on down the mountain to a picturesque village where we take the bus back to Dublin.
Price: €60 per person (no tour on Saturday and Sunday)
Ballycorus Chimney – Half Day Tour
Ballycorus chimney stands on a plateau in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, on the South-West of the city. After travelling by bus to the start of the walk, we follow a forestry trail leading to the top of a small hill. Magnificent views open up over the Wicklow Mountains and the country side. Continuing on, we soon reach a plateau where the elegant silhouette of a chimney stands overlooking the coast. It is a reminder of the mining tradition once present in the area. The walk proceeds down to a village where we take the bus to Dublin.
Price: €60 per person
Killiney Hill Park – Half Day Tour
It only takes half an hour by train to reach the start of the walk. The train follows the coast where sandy beaches alternate with sheer cliffs and picturesque harbours. On the way to the park, we pass by Bono’s house, the founder and director of U2. As the Park is built over two hills, there are stunning views over the coast and the mountains. From the Park, the walk proceeds down the hill to a picturesque harbour with lovely views over a small island. The harbour is close to Dalkey heritage town where we take the train Dublin.
Price: €60 per person
Full day tours
Valley of Glendalough & Monastic Site – Full Day Tour
Lying at the heart of Wicklow Mountains National Park, the Valley of Glendalough is well known for its magnificent landscapes and its two lakes. It is also home to a once famous monastery and its round tower. After travelling there by bus, admiring some fine views over the mountains, we start with a guided tour of the ruins of the monastic site. The walk proceeds then along the valley passing by the two lakes nestling at the foot of the mountains.
Price: €100 per person
Avonmore Valley & Monastic site – Full Day tout (3h walk)
The bus brings us to the start of the walk. It walk follows the Wicklow Way, a long distance way which starts in one of Dublin Southern suburbs. After following the valley for a few kilometers, the Wicklow Way joins the Valley of Glendalough. It reaches soon a viewpoint with a beautiful perspective over the Valley of Glendalough, the two lakes nestling on the valley floor and the round tower overlooking the ruins of a monastic site. The walk ends with a guided tour of the ruins of the monastic site founded in the 6th century.
Price: €100 per person
Victorian Trails – Full Day Tour
Morning – Cliff Walk
We travel by train to Greystone along the coast. Starting in the harbour, the Cliff Walk follows a coastal path linking Greystones to Bray. As we leave Greystone, the trail meanders uphill towards Bray Head with breath-taking views over the sea. On reaching the top of the trail, we go down toward Bray through a wild area where the silence is only disturbed by the birds singing, the crashing of the waves and the train passing by. Carved in the steep slopes of Bray Head, the Cliff Walk offers dramatic views over the rugged coast line.
Aternooon – Killiney Hill Park
The walk goes through the beautiful woodlands of Killiney Hill Park, built over two small hills overlooking Killiney Bay. On the way, we pass by Bono’s House, founder and director of U2. After walking through the park enjoying the stunning views over the coast, the mountains and Dublin city, we go down to a picturesque harbour where there are lovely views over a small island. The walks ends shortly afterwards in Dalkey heritage town where we take the train back to Dublin.
Price: €90 per person