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Sugarloaf - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Sugarloaf, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

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About Sugarloaf

Sugarloaf is a 552 metres peak in west Wicklow, Ireland that lies on the northern edge of the Glen of Imaal. With a prominence of only 14 metres, it is not listed in any of the recognised categories of mountains in Ireland, and is a subsidiary summit of Lobawn 636 metres (2,087 ft), to the north. A good trekking destination and also there are so many things to see and feel in this nature.


Attractions Near Sugarloaf

Lobawn
Lobawn1.93km from Sugarloaf

Lobawn, is the 182nd–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 219th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Lobawn has a flat boggy summit plateau with a "war department" concrete post to mark the top. Lobawn lies in the west section of the Wicklow Mountains, in Wicklow, Ireland, and has a subsidiary summit called Sugarloaf 552 metres.

Castleruddery Stone Circle
Castleruddery Stone Circle5.43km from Sugarloaf

A well preserved ceremonial circle stands four and half km south of Donard village in Castleruddery Lower. This site consists of an inner circle of twenty nine large stones, some standing erect, others lying surrounded by a flat earthen bank. Two extremely large quartz boulders on the eastern side, possibly mark the entrance. Locally, the circle is thought to have special healing properties.

Slievemaan
Slievemaan7.38km from Sugarloaf

Slievemaan is the 54th–highest peak in Ireland on the Arderin scale, and the 70th–highest peak on the Vandeleur-Lynam scale. Slievemaan is situated in the southwen sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, and is part of the large massif of Lugnaquilla 925 metres , Wicklow's highest mountain. Slievemaan lies at the southern end of the Glen of Imaal. It is a good trekking destination and also you can spend some beautiful time here.

Athgreany Stone Circle
Athgreany Stone Circle7.91km from Sugarloaf

Athgreany is a picturesque circle of 16 grey granite stones and an outlier. Some of these pillars and boulders are up to two meters high and enclose an area of about twenty two meters across. Now the site is composed of 16 granite boulders, with 5 remaining in their original placements.

Lugnaquilla
Lugnaquilla8.03km from Sugarloaf

Lugnaquilla is the highest mountain in the Wicklow Mountains National Park, and at 925 metres it is the highest point in Ireland outside of Co. Kerry. It has a range of walks of different difficulties and distances. Overall, it is a wide, bulky mountain with a large flat peak and five ridges extending outwards from it. The summit is flanked on two sides by steep glacial corries or cliffs.

Cloghernagh
Cloghernagh9.68km from Sugarloaf

Cloghernagh is a 800-metre mountain in County Wicklow in Ireland. It is situated in the southern sector of the Wicklow Mountains range, and is part of the large massif of Lugnaquilla 925 metres (3,035 ft), Wicklow's highest mountain. A good trekking destination and also there are so many things to see and do here.

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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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