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simon3: Track 3577 in area near Brides Hill, Wicklow Coastal Hill (Ireland)
Exploration of Wicklow Head from the north.
Length: 6.6km, Creator time taken: 2h 9m, Ascent: 126m,
Descent: 149m

Places: Start at T32816 93086, Brides Hill, end at Start
Logged as completed by 1
As you will immediately see from the track this was an exploration of what is possible thoroughly exploring various dead ends. Although there is some information about the route on the web, there are also suggestions that parts of it are unavailable for one reason or another.
View of part of the rocky coastline.

This should be a lot easier since it is an obvious recreational area on public land as far as I know.
Sea arch visible on the walk.
Brides Hill summit towards Wicklow Head
The start is in a car park adjacent to but not part of a golf course. From the car park there is a path across the golf course. There is a large sign saying the the route is unsafe because of falling debris, however most users of this website accustomed to hillwalking would not find much difficulty in the route and the 2 or 3 places of slightly damaged path. Of much greater concern would be the risk from flying golfballs. Keep an eye out for golfers playing in your direction. Consider stopping when there is a risk of being struck.
The actual head has a curious narrow access road and a few functional looking
buildings.
Revisiting Brides Head.
Returning there is an encouraging sign somewhat at odds with the various other signs pointing out the way back via Brides Head. Afficionados of tv adaptations of novels will of course recognise the comic potential recommending going back this way as Brides Head Revisited.

Uploaded on: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 (20:00:22)
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