Wicklow Uplands Council  
Wicklow Uplands Council  
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Wicklow Mountains National Park

Wicklow is home to a large population of wild deer. they are particularly impressive in autumn when they 'rut'. National Park staff shall have telescopes set up on the Spinc walking trail and anyone walking on this route is welcome to stop by, view the deer and their ecology with the staff.

Location is the Spinc walking trail (white arrows), Glendalough. Participants are advised to visit the Information Office (Upper Lake, Glendalough) to get directions to the telescopes before setting out.

Practicalities: The Spinc Trail takes 3 hours. All are welcome although the hike may be too long for young children. Please note that participants will not be escorted on the hike. Hiking boots and rain gear are recommended. Bring binoculars if you have them. All dogs MUST be kept on leads. This event is free of charge but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (WCC) has a €4 charge.

Booking is not necessary. For more information please phone  0404 45656 (Monday to Friday) or 0404 45425 (weekends)

What's Happening
National Heritage Week
19-27 August 2017
Various events from 19-27th August 2017...read more
The Macreddin Mile Walk
19-27 August 2017
BrookLodge & Macreddin Village Co Wicklow...read more
Glendalough: Art and Atmosphere
19-27 August 2017
Glendalough Heritage Forum ...read more
Ballymurrin Quaker Farmstead
19-27 August 2017
Nr Beehive, Wicklow Part of National Heritage Week...read more
Tours of Archaelolgical Dig
19-25 August 2017
Glendalough Heritage Forum/UCD School of Archaeology 19-25th August 2017...read more

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Main Street
Co. Wicklow
Tel: (01) 2818406   Fax: (01) 2818418
eMail: info@wicklowuplands.ie

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