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Avoca Red Kite Loop
Avoca, Co. Wicklow
Free to visit
Free car parking
Red Kite Walk at Kilmagig Woods in the heart of the garden county. This is a mixed woodland which provides the backdrop to the picturesque village of Avoca. On this 2.5km looped walk where it may be possibility to spot a Red Kite bird.

Avoca Red Kite Loop takes you through some wonderful woodland and you can view the village from the forest walk that overlooks it, just follow the red way signs.

Not only will walkers love this 2.5km trail, but birdwatchers are in for a real treat too! Red Kite birds who have made their habitat around the Red Kite Walk, which is part of the forest. This self-guided walk overlooks Avoca Village and has some stunning scenery along its route. There’s also a cemetery along the trail dating back to the 1800s, along with beautiful flora and fauna.

Trail details

Walking Trail
Kilmagig Woods
Dogs allowed:
    Time:1 hour
    Nearest town start:Avoca
    Nearest town finish:Avoca
    Start point:Car park opposite church in Avoca Village
    Finish point:Car park opposite church in Avoca Village
    Waymarking:Red arrow on black background
    Facilities:Shops, pubs, accommodation
Tips from locals

Look out for St Patrick's Well & Hilltop Cemetery along the trail. Car Park is opposite the church, in Avoca Village.

Contact details
Kilmagig Forset Recreation Area, Kilmagig Lower, Co., Kilmagig Lower, Wicklow, Ireland
Leave no trace
  • Plan ahead and prepare
  • Be considerate of others
  • Respect farm animals and wildlife
  • Travel and camp responsibly
  • Leave what you find
  • Dispose of waste properly
  • Protect nature from fire
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