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Events

We shall be publishing our future events on a month by month basis.

All our events are Free of Charge.

For more information about any event, or to book (if booking is required) please phone the Education Centre (0404 45656) or the Information Office (0404 45425).

If you wish to receive notifications by email of upcoming events, please email us at wickloweducationcentre@chg.gov.ie

Christmas Events

Christmas Card Workshop

11 am, Sunday 15th December

Join us and make Christmas cards for the festive season. We will take a stroll around the Upper lake area collecting inspiration from the winter landscape and the species that live in the Wicklow Mountains National Park. Then we will bring our ideas together, in the cosy Education Centre and explore methods for creating Christmas cards and make some samples.

Where: National Park Education Centre, Miners’ Road, Glendalough.

When: Sunday 15th December from 11am to 3pm with a break for lunch. Tea and Coffee will be available. Duration: approximately 4 hours

Practicalities: This event is free of charge. Suitable for all ages over 7 years. Children need be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Paper and coloured pencils will be provided. But please bring any art materials you may have. Bring a packed lunch and rain gear. Please leave your dog at home.

Parking: Please be aware that the Wicklow County Council Upper Lake car park (Eircode A98W778) has a €4 charge for car parking.

Booking: This event is free of charge but booking is essential. To book or for more information, please phone 0404 45425.

Christmas Nature Walk

11 am, Sunday 22nd December

Also at 2 pm Sunday 22nd December – due to popular demand.

Need a break from the Christmas rush? Why not get back to nature!

Join us for a gentle stroll and explore the symbols of Christmas, from Robins and Wrens, to Holly and Ivy and the tradition of the Christmas tree. And some tales of Christmas past in Glendalough!

Where: Information Office, Upper Lake, Glendalough

When: Sunday 22nd of December at 11am. Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours.

Booking: Booking is essential. To book and for more information, please phone the National Park Information Office 0404 45425.

Practicalities: This event is suitable for adults and older children. This event is free of charge but please be aware that the Wicklow County Council Upper Lake car park (Eircode A98W778) has a €4 charge for car parking. Please leave your dog at home.