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We apologise for the very reduced number of events this year. Unfortunately, we have been unable to plan a full listing due to the pandemic.


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


Solstice Walk

7.30 a.m. Monday 31st December

Location: Glendalough

A 100 minute guided nature walk, welcoming the dawn on the Winter Solstice. This is a pleasant walk but with some steep sections. We shall be starting in the dark, so each walker will need to bring a torch.

This event is compliant with all current Covid-19 regulations for outdoor events.

Booking: Booking is essential. To book, please phone 0404 45656 (Mon to Fri) or 0404 45425 (Sat & Sun) or email wickloweducationcentre@chg.gov.ie. This event is free of charge.


Christmas Wildlife Crime Challenge

Activity available daily between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

23rd December only (reduced schedule due to Level 5 restrictions)

This family friendly activity consists of a treasure hunt style challenge to try and solve a spate of wildlife crimes in Glendalough. Can you solve all the clues and identify the Criminal Mastermind behind these dastardly deeds?

Collect your free map and challenge sheet from the National Park Information Office. Please bring your own pen or pencil. The activity should take no more than an hour to complete. (Some Detective Geniuses may be a lot faster!)

Booking is not required.