Roundwood Reservoir Walk

moderate.png
 
 

TV presenter and broadcaster Aoibhin Garrihy and her husband, explorer John Burke present this episode of Tracks and Trails in County Wicklow, featuring walks through the stunning landscape around Roundwood and Vartry Reservoir.

 
 

Presenter
Aoibhin Garrihy and John Burke

About
In this second video set around Roundwood having walked a further 6km of country roads, Aoibhin and John stop for lunch in the scenic village of Roundwood. They finally complete a 12km looped walk around the two lakes at the Vartry reservoir, where local engineer Ned Fleming tells them about the reservoir’s water connection into Dublin and its history and Edwardian architecture.

Grade
Moderate, the route is marked with Slí markers

Distance
12km

Estimated time
full day. ( This can be broken up into shorter walks)

Total height climbed
Flat

Highest point
238m

Terrain underfoot
Forest path, road.

Where to Start
Roundwood

Suitable for
Everyone, The longer walks are suitable for people with moderate fitness.

Notes
Transport is available from Roundwood where the walk ends. How to get to start point: Buses to Roundwood from Bray and Dublin.