Wicklow Way Relay Leg 4 Oldbridge to Glendalough 10 Km
Wicklow Way Relay
Oldbridge to Glendalough 10 Km
This stage starts immediately uphill on the road and continues for about a mile before turning RIGHT at a house with a green square post box outside it. The Wicklow Way sign is hard to see here.
You are now on a road/track. Continue on this track - past the houses, through the open gate to a fence. Go over this fence and turn immediately LEFT to go over another fence (W.W.signs here).You are now on a track with the forest on your right.Continue to the end of this track, go straight over the fence and follow the track over to the forest. Turn RIGHT keeping the forest on your LEFT. Keep watching for the Wicklow Way signs along here.You will be going RIGHT down a steep grassy hill to a fence. Go over the fence and straight on down to the forest track and go LEFT. Stay on this track all the way down to the road. At the road turn LEFT for a couple of hundred meters then turn RIGHT (W.W. signs). This will take you down and across a wooden bridge. Immediately after crossing the bridge follow a track which will take you to a bigger forest track. Turn RIGHT. Keep following the Wicklow Way signs --- there are plenty of them You will continue uphill, straight on, through a broken gate, up a short steep hill, down this hill to a gate which will be closed. Open the gate and SHUT it after you. Keep straight on and watch for a turn to the LEFT (W.W. sign) down a very steep hill through the trees. At the bottom of this hill there are TWO fences to go through, then down to the road - follow signs. Go straight across the road down a short narrow rocky/grassy path to another road. Turn LEFT and continue up the road to turn RIGHT into the visitors carpark and stage end. All fences have easy access by way of steps.
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