National and Forest Parks

National and Forest Parks

Wicklow Mountains National Park


Upper Lake
Republic of Ireland

Wicklow Mountains National Park, which covers much of upland County Wicklow, contains an area of approximately 20,000 hectares. This includes large areas of mountain blanket bogs, including the Lugnaquilla and Liffey Head Bog complexes and Glendalough Wood Nature Reserve. The National Park provides protection for the landscape and wildlife, from rare orchids to the wild and beautiful Pergrine Falcon.
The information Point and Education Centre for the park are located nearby in Glendalough Valley. The Education Centre provides a range of courses and tours for schoolchildren, students and other groups. These are related to nature conservation and the ecology of the National Park.

Open: Daylight hours. Guided Tours Available:
Scheduled guided walks For times telephone 0404-45425. Leaflet/Guide Booklet: English.

Disabled Access: This centre is accessible for people with disabilities.

Education Centre Information
Address: Bolger`s Cottage, Upper Lake, Glendalough Phone: 0404-45656 Fax: 0404-45710. Opening Times: Open throughout the year for group and school bookings.

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