Wicklow Way 2024 : Stage 5



The Wicklow Way from Knockananna to Shillelagh is a beautiful and moderately challenging 21-kilometer section of the famous trail.

This leg of the Wicklow Way is known for its rolling hills, lush farmlands, and peaceful forests.

There are fine views of Lugnaquilla and the Blackstairs Mountains as well as the Wicklow Mountains.

Pass the iconic Dying Cow pub with its large wooden carving of a hiker and dog as the final section of this scenic and moderately challenging hike into the village of Shillelagh.

Date: Saturday 10th August

Time: 10am

Distance: 21 km

Ascent: 443 metres

Duration: 5.5-6.5 hrs


There will be a bus transfer provided from car park to walking start point for each walk. Walkers then complete walk and their cars will be at finish of walk. We have walking guides, leaders, sweepers, stewards on the walk along with first aid and a support vehicle. There will also be refreshments to enjoy after each walk.

Event Details

Date: August 10, 2024

Start time: 10:00

Venue: Shillelagh