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Knocknacloghoge - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Ballinrush, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

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About Knocknacloghoge

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

Attractions Near Knocknacloghoge

Luggala2.14km from Knocknacloghoge

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.

Lough Tay
Lough Tay2.48km from Knocknacloghoge

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.

Scarr3.78km from Knocknacloghoge

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.

Glenmacnass Waterfall
Glenmacnass Waterfall3.98km from Knocknacloghoge

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.

Victor's Way
Victor's Way4.75km from Knocknacloghoge

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.

Djouce5.93km from Knocknacloghoge

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.

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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.