Wicklow Scenic Walks
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Take time out with Wicklow Scenic Walks to enjoy unique sightseeing tours & leisurely guided walks on Dublin’s Doorstep. Delight in magnificent scenery, walking through peaceful forests, beautiful parks & seaside towns on Dublin’s Riviera.
Wicklow Scenic Walks specialises in sightseeing tours and leisurely guided walks on Dublin’s Doorstep. They offer a unique opportunity to avail of the services of a native French speaking guide. Beatrice Lasserre, comes from Lausanne, from the French region of Switzerland and she has lived in Co. Wicklow for over twenty years. Working in Glendalough Visitor Centre and leading guided tours of the monastic site in English, French and German gave her an insight into the local history and heritage. Over the years, Beatrice has developed a unique perspective on the local history and culture. She has trained with Fáilte Ireland as a tourist guide and completed a certificate in first aid.
Beatrice has also a wide experience of walking and leading groups in the Wicklow Mountains. She has created a series of scenic walks, with magnificent views over the mountains and the sea. The walks are 2-3 hours long on well-maintained trails and accessible to all fitness levels. The routes are set in beautiful locations in the Wicklow Mountains, the Dublin Mountains and the Dublin Riviera.
Day tours start in Dublin City Centre taking public transport to the starting points of the walks. Tours operate on two days per week schedule as advertised on the Calendar on the Wicklow Scenic Walks website. Tailored tours can be arranged for groups or individuals with their own transport and there is an option of meeting at the starting point. The fee is all inclusive of public transport, guide and route, ending in a local hostelry awaiting departure.
Routes offer an insight into the local heritage and culture, ranging from four thousand years old megalithic tombs in the Dublin Mountains to the 10th century ruins of the monastic site in Glendalough. The natural beauty of County Wicklow, known as the Garden of Ireland, has also attracted many writers and artists. Seamus Heaney, Nobel Prize of Literature lived for many years near the Devil’s Glen and to honour him, a forest trail was recently created there.
For groups and individuals with their own transport, meeting points are arranged according to the walk and/or the tour. For tours by public transport, meeting points are located at bus stops and train stations close tor Trinity College, in Dublin City Centre.
• Two hour guided walk: from €20
• Three guided walk: from €25
• Day tour by public transport: €40
See website for further information.