Wicklow Uplands Council

Working for people, places and nature

Wicklow Uplands Council is an independent voluntary organisation representing over 50 diverse member groups and individuals in the Wicklow Uplands

Wicklow Trails

The Wicklow/Dublin uplands are renowned as a spectacular area due to the diversity and quality of its landscape. Throughout this spectacular landscape there are numerous waymarked trails which cater for recreational users of all abilities. To demonstrate just some of what the Wicklow/Dublin uplands has to offer and the range of walking trails available a very small sample of trails are listed below.

The Avonmore Way

The Avonmore Way is a new walking route which follows a mixture of minor road and forest tracks and trails. Beginning in Trooperstown car park the […]

Tinahely Loop Walks

The village of Tinahely lies in the south of Co Wicklow just over an hour from Dublin. The village provides a fantastic base to explore the […]

The Wicklow Way

The Wicklow Way is Ireland’s oldest and most popular long distance walking route and offers a range of terrain and stunning landscapes […]

The Sugar Loaf Way

The Sugar Loaf Way starts at Kilmacanogue at the 1916 Commemorative Garden close to Kilmacanogue village. Crossing the R755 this trail winds its way […]

The St Kevin’s Way

St Kevin’s Way is a 30km trail beginning in Hollywood or Valleymount in West Wicklow and finishing in Glendalough. Following the death of St Kevin in […]

Roundwood Reservoir Vartry Trails

There are a number of beautiful trails around the reservoir with thriving wildlife, flora, fauna and mountain views […]

SUAS Pilot Project

The ‘Sustainable Uplands Agriculture-environment Scheme (SUAS)’ pilot project aims to use innovative means to develop practical and innovative solutions that will address the complex agricultural, environmental and socio-economic challenges associated with the land management of commonages and hill farms in the Wicklow/Dublin uplands.

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