Kippure Estate - Walking in Wicklow
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Kippure Estate, Manor Kilbride, Blessington, Wicklow,
Within easy reach of Dublin, Kippure Estate is tucked away in a magnificent valley, surrounded by unspoilt mountains, forest scenery, and the Wicklow Mountains National Park, offering an incredible variety of trails and walks.
Whatever your level of ability, you’ll love discovering the wide range of hill walking trails located around Kippure Estate. Within easy reach of Dublin, Kippure Estated is nestled in a stunning valley surrounded by unspoilt mountains and breath-taking forest scenery, as well as the Wicklow Mountains National Park and the River Liffey.
If you want a challenging hike, look no further than Wicklow’s highest peak, Lugnaquilla. An impressive 925 metres (3039 feet), this glorious mountain is one of the tallest in Ireland and if that isn’t enough for you, there are more than twenty other similarly-sized summits within the range waiting to be explored.
If you prefer something a little gentler, there is a wealth of waymarked routes through valleys, forests and moors suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Whichever you choose, you’ll find that the routes are generally uncrowded, allowing you to take in the scenery undisturbed.
County Wicklow is renowned for its hospitality and pop into any pub or ask any local for directions and you’ll find yourself greeted with a genuinely warm welcome that frequently leads to friendships being forged.
Walkers come to Kippure Estate for the scenery and discover a whole lot more along the way, including quaint villages, archaeological sites and fascinating historical houses and gardens. With so much to explore, you’ll find that one visit just isn’t long enough.