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Seefin Passage Tomb - Things to Know Before Visiting

Scurlocksleap, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

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About Seefin Passage Tomb

Seefin Passage Tomb is a passage grave and National Monument located atop Seefin Hill, County Wicklow, Ireland. The tomb was built circa 3,300 BC. It was excavated by R. A. Stewart Macalister in 1931, but no artefacts or human remains were found, suggesting that no-one was ever buried there, or that the remains were later removed. There are large kerb stones around the base of the tomb and the tomb has a passageway 7 mlong which opens into a chamber with five compartments.

Attractions Near Seefin Passage Tomb

Kippure4.28km from Seefin Passage Tomb

Kippure is the 56th-highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 72nd-highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Kippure is situated in the far northern sector of the Wicklow Mountains, where it lies on the border of the counties of Dublin and Wicklow in Ireland. The summit can be easily accessed from the east via a path that lies off the R115 road along the route to the Sally Gap.

Lough Bray Upper
Lough Bray Upper6.38km from Seefin Passage Tomb

A beautiful lake located in the heart of Wicklow. It has stunning views around and there is also trekking options too. A good picnic location and also fishing is possible,

Lough Bray Lower
Lough Bray Lower6.39km from Seefin Passage Tomb

Lough Bray is located on one of the most beautiful mountain saddles in Ireland. Its path has stunning views over both lakes from the rim above, and across the Glencree Valley to the conical Great Sugar Loaf mountain. It is also one of the iconic location for a picnic and also It is an option for some water adventures.

Wicklow Mountains National Park
Wicklow Mountains National Park7.37km from Seefin Passage Tomb

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.

Mullaghcleevaun9.29km from Seefin Passage Tomb

Mullaghcleevaun is a bulky mountain in NW Wicklow. It is in the central sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, in Wicklow, Ireland; it is the 2nd highest peak in Wicklow after Lugnaquilla. A common route to the summit of Mullaghcleevaun is from the south via an 8.5-kilometre 3-4 hour walk which starts from a small car-park in the forest below Carraigshouk 572 metres just off the R115 road.

Poulaphouca Reservoir
Poulaphouca Reservoir10.19km from Seefin Passage Tomb

Poulaphouca Reservoir is an active reservoir and area of wild bird conservation in west County Wicklow, Ireland. It is also known locally as Blessington Lake. It has a surface area 22.26 km2, making it the largest artificial reservoir in Ireland by capacity and surface area. It has a 27.5-mile shoreline, and is 24.6 miles from the sea.

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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.