NYC Walking Group October 2015

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmailwalk Sunday, 4th October 2015 Djouce Meet at The Wicklow Way/Wicklow Trails Car Park on the R759 at Lugalla/Ballinastoe Woods at 10.45 a.m. Please note – Walk starts punctually at 11am. Take the N11/M11 to Kilmacanogue. At the Topaz Petrol Station, bear left up the slip road and across the fly-over and follow the R755 towards Roundwood. You will pass Djouce Golf Club on your left. Approximately 1.8km from Djouce Golf Club turn right onto the R759, signposted for Sally Gap. Approximately 3km from this turn you will see The Pier Gates (the entrance to Lugalla Lodge) on your left. Travel on for a further 1km, passing the car park for Ballinastoe Woods on your right, to arrive at the next car park on your right, with a Wicklow Way/Wicklow Trails map board. (i.e. the second car park on the right after The Pier Gates) Grade: – Moderate (Grade 3 on a Scale of 1 – 5) Easy 1; difficult 5. Walking boots recommended – no trainers/runners. Some rough ground and muddy in places. Don’t forget the raingear. Bring a light picnic lunch. No Dogs. (Regrettably, we cannot allow dogs due to the possible risks involved with sheep and deer) This walk is approximately 10k with an overall ascent of 253 metres. It will take approximately four hours, including a picnic stop “en route”. Maps – Wicklow East – EastWest Mapping; The Dublin & North Wicklow Mountains – EastWest Mapping; Ordnance Survey Discovery Series – Sheet 56. For further information please contact Kevin Browne at or Mob: 086 600 5264.