Wicklow Uplands Council is an independent voluntary organisation representing over 50 diverse member groups and individuals in the Wicklow Uplands
Farming and forestry have left a strong imprint on the Wicklow countryside. Generations of farmers have earned their livelihoods from the area and today remain an integral part of the uplands environment.
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.
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.