Trails and Tombs of the Dublin Mountains Trek

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Accessible and close to the city, but far from the hustle and bustle of the madding crowds. A leisurely hike through fields and forests of ancient history and mythology.

Highlights

  • Enjoy stunning mountain and sea views over Dublin and Wicklow
  • Learn about Irish history, archaeology and mythology
  • Feel invigorated from leisurely activity in the fish mountain air
  • Choose to receive a free personalised digital souvenir after the hike
  • Choose to eat in a rustic family run cafe

Description

Take local bus through the backroads of the Dublin foothills to a remote mountain village. Following a meandering mountain path, visit an ancient burial “”wedge”” tomb from the second millennium B.C., nestled in a forest. Continuing along the Dublin Mountains Way, arrive at a popular vantage point and take in the panoramic views over Dublin and the bay area, perched on a mountain top rock. Depending in the season, pause to pick some delicious wild berries, to add to cream or ice-cream later, or just eat as is! Continuing along a ridge, with views of Dublin to the north, and Wicklow to the south, arrive at a second burial tomb, this time an ancient stone circle and burial pace of the man for whom the mountain top upon which it sits is named. After a leisurely wander down a meandering path through an evergreen forest, followed by a rural back-road, arrive at a quaint, rustic, cafe and restaurant to enjoy a well earned lunch made of local produce and cuisine. An Alternative bus returns back to the finish point via a different but equally enchanting route.

Includes

Public bus tickets for transportation to and from the hike Conversation and story telling with a local, qualified guide Personalized digital souvenir

Important Information

  • Previous hiking experience is preferable but not essential. Participants must be in good health and have a reasonable level of fitness

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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