Glendalough, Wicklow Mountains National Park - Ireland
7 days Immersion from 17 - 23 August 2019
(for both Certified Forest Bathing Guide and certified Forest Therapy Guide Trainings)
Forest Bathing Practice Ends: 23 November 2019
3 days - CPD Immersion of Forest Therapy from 15-17 November 2019
Forest Therapy Practice Ends: 23 February 2020
Wicklow Mountains National Park is situated just south of Dublin. The Park covers 20,000 hectares of mountain scenery, with oak woodlands and beautiful waterfalls.
The Glendalough Valley is located in the Wicklow Mountains National Park and has many attractions to entice, entertain and enthral visitors, from its world famous Monastic Site with Round Tower to its scenic lakes and valleys, as well as a selection of walks and trails in the area including The Wicklow Way. It is one of Ireland’s most beautiful visitors’ destinations. For thousands of years people have been drawn to ‘the valley of the two lakes‘ for its spectacular scenery, rich history, archaeology and abundant wildlife. Glendalough is a remarkable place that will still your mind, inspire your heart and fill your soul.
The Glendalough Hotel is in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains National Park. The Glendalough Hotel has views of the ruined Glendalough Cathedral. The hotel offers en suite rooms, a restaurant and pub. As Glendalough is located in a valley, most of the rooms have charming countryside and mountain views. All rooms have a work desk, hairdryer and iron.T he Glendassan River Restaurant serves local and international cuisine created using fresh, local ingredients. The Glendalough Tavern aims to create a friendly, Irish pub atmosphere and serves bar food.
Shared Rooms (ensuite) twin or family room, with breakfast for 7 days: E570 per person
Check in 16th Aug-23rd Aug
3 course dinner can be added for E20 per day
Lunch available in hotel for additional cost.
- Full board: (to be published soon)
- Breakfast: (to be published soon)
- Lunch: (to be published soon)
- Dinner: (to be published soon)
HOW TO GET THERE
There are limited public transport options for accessing Wicklow Mountains National Park. Many private tour companies operate tours to the Park, and in particular to Glendalough.
Access to the National Park is currently easiest by private transport. Two main roads run alongside the Wicklow Mountains – the N11/M11 to the east and the N81 to the west. From these roads, many smaller secondary roads cross through the National Park. Some main routes to Glendalough are outlined here.
Private taxi services may be available in some areas to transport you further.
Glendalough is also serviced by a private bus service – the St. Kevin’s Bus. It travels from Dublin city centre via Bray and Roundwood. (www.glendaloughbus.com)
Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus services reach some of the towns close to the National Park – Enniskerry to the north, Rathdrum, Wicklow and Arklow to the east, and Baltinglass and Blessington to the west.
The closest airport to Glendalough is Dublin airport which is 75Km and 1hr 20mins.