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Lough Tay - Things to Know Before Visiting

Lough Tay, Ballinastoe, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

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About Lough Tay

A small but scenic lake set in the Wicklow Mountains in County Wicklow. The lough is fed by the Cloghoge River, which then drains into Lough Dan to the south. The stunning scenery of the Lake surrounded by the mountains makes it one of the most iconic location in Ireland.The shape of the lake with the white sand at the top makes it look like a Pint of Guinness.


Attractions Near Lough Tay

Luggala
Luggala1.07km from Lough Tay

Luggala is the 230th-highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale. Being below 600 metres , it does not rank on the Vandeleur-Lynam or Hewitt scales. Luggala is in the northeastern section of the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland, and overlooks the Lough Tay, which lies at the base of the steep granite cliffs on Luggala's eastern face. As well as a noted scenic point in County Wicklow, Luggala's eastern cliffs have many graded rock-climbing routes.

Knocknacloghoge
Knocknacloghoge2.48km from Lough Tay

Knocknacloghoge is a mountain summit in the region in the county of Wicklow, Ireland. A good trekking destination with stunning views around.

Djouce
Djouce3.45km from Lough Tay

Djouce is one of the most accessible of the higher Wicklow Mountains at a height of 725 metres above sea level. Views from Djouce include the Dargle River valley and Powerscourt Waterfall which is the highest falls in Ireland or Britain. The area is a good jumping off point for accessing the mountain area of Djouce, War Hill, White Hill and Maulin and the Glensoulan valley. It also gives access to the Wicklow Way.

Victor's Way
Victor's Way3.94km from Lough Tay

Victor's Way, located near Roundwood, County Wicklow, Ireland, is a privately owned meditation garden notable for its black granite sculptures. Covering 22 acres, the park includes a series of dancing figures of Ganesh, Shiva, and other Hindu deities. Most of the park's statues are made of black granite, with some in bronze and range in height from 1.5m to 4.9m.

Wicklow Mountains National Park
Wicklow Mountains National Park5.11km from Lough Tay

The National Park which covers much of upland Wicklow, contains an area of approximately 20,000 hectares. This includes large areas of mountain blanket bogs, including the Lugnaquilla and Liffey Head Bog complexes and Glendalough Wood Nature Reserve. The primary purpose of Wicklow Mountains National Park is the conservation of biodiversity and landscape. The Park is also an invaluable recreational space for locals and visitors alike.

Powerscourt Waterfall
Powerscourt Waterfall5.98km from Lough Tay

This is the second highest waterfall in Ireland Set at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains. The waterfall is a favourite destination for family picnics and visitors are also welcome to enjoy a barbecue. There is a vast amount of space to keep children entertained and a playground for younger children. The waterfall is part of the Powerscourt Estate, which is open to the public for an entrance fee.

Where is Lough Tay

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Wicklow
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County Wicklow is a county in Ireland. The last of the traditional 32 counties, having been formed as late as 1606, it is part of the Mid-East Region and the traditional province of Leinster. It is bordered by the Irish Sea to the east and the counties of Wexford to the south, Carlow to the southwest, Kildare to the west, and Dublin to the north.

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