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Wicklow Mountains National Park: Nature and St Kevin Walk, 29 Sept

Join National Park Guides for a gentle walk in the beautiful valley of Glendalough.

St Kevin is known as the ‘St Francis’ of Ireland. He is known for his deep love of wildlife. We will visit some of the sites associated with St Kevin, sharing the stories about St Kevin’s connection with nature and discussing possible meanings behind the stories, weaving them with current conservation concerns.

Where: Meet outside the O.P.W. Glendalough Visitor Centre (Eircode A98HC80)

When: Sunday 29th September 2019 @10.00 am

Duration: Approximately three and a half hours (including a break)

Adults only.
Wear footwear suitable for rough terrain and clothing suitable for wet weather.
The walk will start and finish at the OPW Visitor Centre.
Estimated walking distance approximately six kilometres and includes a short section of approximately 50 steps.
There will be an opportunity to buy a snack and beverage at a kiosk in the Upper Lake car park, or alternatively, bring your own refreshments.
Please leave your dog at home.

This event is free of charge but please be aware that the OPW Visitor Centre car park has a €4 charge for car parking.

Booking: Booking is essential. To book and 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 Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

For more information about events and the education service at Wicklow Mountains National Park please go online at: or email us at

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