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#59114 - 08/12/10 06:52 PM Wicklow Way
scaredovheights Offline
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Registered: 21/09/09
Posts: 125
Has anyone done this? I would be interested in what you thought of it and are there any bad drops, cliff edges, I was assured on here about the Coast to Coast and the advice proved correct.

Also, does anyone know where I can get a copy of the J B Malone guide book to the walk?

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#59312 - 06/01/11 01:58 PM Re: Wicklow Way [Re: scaredovheights]
Janice & Rottie Offline
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Registered: 30/06/05
Posts: 516
Loc: Coniston, Cumbria, UK
I have a book on this as I had planned to do it. I don't think there were any major drops or anything to worry about.
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#59315 - 06/01/11 03:55 PM Re: Wicklow Way [Re: Janice & Rottie]
rogere Offline
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Registered: 15/12/04
Posts: 120
Loc: UK
I did it a long time ago before Irish O/S maps were available and it was a nightmare of route finding. I'm hope it has improved now, but I wouldn't be surprised if it hasn't as they are not very diligent about waymarking in Ireland.......


Cordee maps has a guide:

http://www.cordee.co.uk/walktrek-guides-ireland.php

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#59356 - 08/01/11 02:30 PM Re: Wicklow Way [Re: scaredovheights]
Stottie Offline
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Registered: 21/02/07
Posts: 568
Loc: Derbyshire, England
Hi scaredofheights

Try this link. http://www.rucsacs.com/books/Wicklow-Way/
There you'll also find a link to a forum for the Wicklow Way
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#59397 - 10/01/11 09:14 PM Re: Wicklow Way [Re: Stottie]
scaredovheights Offline
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Registered: 21/09/09
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Thanks a lot Stottie, just the job.

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#70499 - 04/07/12 07:44 PM Re: Wicklow Way [Re: scaredovheights]
Scott H Offline
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Registered: 21/01/04
Posts: 21
Loc: Ontario Canada
Did you complete this? I'm looking at Ireland next summer (2013) and would appreciate your comments on this walk.

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#70500 - 05/07/12 07:12 PM Re: Wicklow Way [Re: Scott H]
scaredovheights Offline
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Registered: 21/09/09
Posts: 125
No Scott, sorry I didn't but would love to hear how you go on if you do it.

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#405686 - 24/07/13 12:58 PM Re: Wicklow Way [Re: scaredovheights]
cosmic cowboy Offline
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Registered: 18/11/09
Posts: 7
Hi guys.

I realise this post might be a bit late for some who asked questions regarding this walk.

My wife and I walked the Wicklow Way in June 2013. it's a very easy walk compared to some long distance walks, the only complaint we have is that a lot of the trees have been cleared in the many woods/forests that dominate the walk but other than that it is a good walk with some great views. The main thing that sticks in our mind is the B&B's we stayed in, the owners are so helpful and the accommodation is first class.
It's a walk well worth doing.

Cosmic.

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