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Glenmacnass Waterfall - Things to Know Before Visiting

Carrigeenduff, Newtown Park, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

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About Glenmacnass Waterfall

The Glenmacnass Waterfall is a stunning scenic location and a popular photo stop for visitors touring along the uplands of the Wicklow Hills. The Waterfall is bounded to the west by Tonelagee, and to the east by Scarr mountain. The entire Glenmacnass Valley can be accessed by the R115 road , which connects the Sally Gap in the north, to the village of Laragh in the south.There is a car park above the Waterfall and the Waterfall is a 2 minutes walk.


Attractions Near Glenmacnass Waterfall

Scarr
Scarr1.98km from Glenmacnass Waterfall

Scarr is the 174th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 207th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Scarr is situated in the central sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, but off main "central spine" of the range that runs from Kippure in the north, to Lugnaquillia in the south. Scarr's sharp peak gives it a distinctive profile amongst the rounded summits of the Wicklow mountains, and it forms the backdrop to scenic views across the Guinness Estate and Lough Dan.

Lough Ouler
Lough Ouler2.47km from Glenmacnass Waterfall

A beautiful lough located in teh heart of Wicklow. this beautiful heart-shaped lake is tucked away at the side of Tonelagee mountain. A good picnic location and also there are so many things to see and do here.

Tonelagee
Tonelagee3.24km from Glenmacnass Waterfall

Tonelagee is the 25th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 33rd–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Tonelagee is situated in the central sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, and sits on the main "central spine" of the range that runs from Kippure in the north, to Lugnaquillia in the south; and in particular, the continuous "central boggy ridge" that runs from the Sally Gap in the north, via Mullaghcleevaun, to Tonelagee.

Knocknacloghoge
Knocknacloghoge3.98km from Glenmacnass Waterfall

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

Turlough Hill
Turlough Hill5.38km from Glenmacnass Waterfall

Turlough Hill is a 681-metre-high mountain in County Wicklow in Ireland and site of Ireland's only pumped-storage hydroelectricity plant. The power station is owned and operated by the ESB and can generate up to 292 megawatts of electricity at times of peak demand. A good trekking destination and also there are so many things to see and do here.

Luggala
Luggala5.76km from Glenmacnass Waterfall

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.

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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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