• 16Nov

    The Enniskerry Walking Association was formed in 2004 to protect traditional walking routes in the area and to promote walking for recreation, for health, as a safe alternative to car use, and to help us all to learn more
    about our locality.
    Our popular Tuesday evening walks usually meet at the Spar at 7.00 pm. Saturday walks meet at 1.30pm. All who are interested,adults or children, are most welcome. Walks vary in length but most last between one-and-a half and two-and-a-half hours; some (but not all) involve a bit of climbing. Please wear appropriate warm and rain-proof clothing, and proper walking boots for the occasional muddy or rocky track.
    Some walks are designated below as not suitable for dogs and you should bring a lead if you take a dog on other walks.

    SATURDAY AFTERNOON WALKS
    WINTER WALKS 2009 – 2010

    Nov 14 Three Rock, Fairy Castle and Two Rock Mountains. Approx. 4 miles,2.5 hours, over 1,000 ft. climb. Meet outside Spar 1.30pm. Meet Blue Light Pub, 1.50 pm.

    Nov 28 Rathmichael Church to Carrigollogan. Approx 4miles 2.5 to 3 hours
    Meet Outside Spar 1.30pm. Meet Rathmichael Church 1.50pm

    December 12 Djouce Wood to Earls Drive and Waterfall. Approx 2.5 to 3hrs.
    Meet Outside Spar 1.30pm. Meet Paddock lake car park 1.50pm

    December 26 St Stephens day Special. Glendalough. Details to be confirmed

    January 9 Barnaslingan Wood to Ballybetagh via Killegar Approx 3 hours.
    Meet outside Spar 1.30pm Meet at Barnaslingan lane car park 1.50pm

    January 23 Bray Head from Southern Cross Meet Outside Spar, 1.30pm Southern Cross Roundabout Bray 1.50pm Some climbing! Approx 2.5hrs

    February 6 Glencullen to Prince William¹s Seat Wicklow Way. 2.5 hours Meet Outside Spar, 1.30pm, Foxs Pub overflow car park at 2.00pm

    February 20 Mass-path to Killegar, returning via Knocksink Woods. Approx. 4.5 miles, 2 hours, little climbing. Meet Bog Meadow car park, 1.30 pm.

    March 6 Crone Wood to Maulin via Waterfall Overlook. Approx. 4 miles, 2.5 hours, 1,500ft. climb. Meet Outside Spar 1.30pm Meet Crone Wood Car Park,1.50 pm

    March 20 Pier Gates to Lough Dan and back. Approx. 5 miles, 2.5 hours,700ft. climb. Meet outside Spar 1.30pm Meet OPier Gates¹ on Roundwood-Sally Gap Road, 2 pm.

    April 3 Wicklow Way, Knockree and Glencree River from Curtlestown 2.5 hours. Moderate climb. Meet Outside Spar 1.30pm Curtlestown Car Park 1.50pm

    Feel free just to turn up (sharp!) on any of the Saturday or Tuesday walks. But, if you want any further information, phone Niall Lenoach, EWA Chairperson, (087-928 4934) or Noel Barry, EWA Secretary(286 0043). email: enniskerrywalking@eircom.net

    NB This is a community activity organised by volunteers who accept no liability for injuries or loss caused to participants in any of the above walks.

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