Military Road Drive Wicklow

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For further information contact your local tourist information office, Wicklow Town, Wicklow, Republic of Ireland
 +353(0)40469117
 wicklow@failteireland.ie

This Self Drive Tour runs in a north south direction beginning north of Glencree, with its German War Memorial and cemetery and former military barracks to Avhavannagh.

This Self Drive Tour runs in a north south direction beginning north of Glencree, with its German War Memorial and cemetery and former military barracks to Avhavannagh.

This road has the highest section through road in Ireland reaching a height of just over 520m north of Sally Gap. It crosses a spectacular wilderness of the main ridge of the Wicklow Mountains which was built after the rebellion of 1798 to give the army easier access to the rebel strongholds in the hills. This winding and twisting road provides spectacuar scenery along its entire route, including the Glencree valley, lough Bray, Kippure mountain, Sally Gap, Glenmacnass waterfall, Lugnaquilla, Aghavannagh, Keadeen mountain and the Glen of Imaal.