This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your device to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.
Nearby features appear when you click the map.
Declutter tracks on map.
Place Search
Pub: by
Wicklow Area , NE: Fancy Subarea
Feature count in area: 115, by county: Wicklow: 108, Kildare: 4, Wexford: 2, Carlow: 3, of which 1 is in both Wexford and Wicklow, of which 1 is in both Carlow and Wicklow, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW, EW-DM, EW-LG, EW-WE, EW-WS
Highest Place: Lugnaquilla 924.7m

Starting Places (205) in area Wicklow:
1916 Memorial Car Park, Aghavannagh Ow Bridge, Aghowle Wood, Altidore Wood Entrance, Annacurra National School, Annalecka Bridge, Asbawn Brook L8350, Aughrim National School, Ballard Road, Ballinabarny Gap, Ballinagappoge Bridge Layby, Ballinagappoge Mountain Hairpin, Ballinagore, Ballinahinch Wood, Ballinastoe MBT CP, Ballinastraw South, Ballineddan Upr Fork, Ballinfoyle Upr Cross, Ballycoog, Ballycreen Brook Bridge, Ballycumber, Ballycumber Bridge, Ballycumber Lane, Ballycumber Wicklow Way, Ballylerane, Ballylow Bridge, Ballylusk Quarry, Ballymanus Lane, Ballymoyle Shooting Lodge, Ballynultagh Gap, Ballynultagh Lane, Ballyreagh Wood, Ballyross Forest, Ballysmuttan Long Stone, Baravore, Barnbawn South, Barranisky North, Barranisky West, Bohilla Land Roundabout, Bohilla Lane Mid, Boranaraltry Bridge, Bray Harbour, Brewel West, Brittas Bay North CP, Buckroney Sand Dunes CP, Bus Terminus, Camera Hill Track Cross, Castletimon Wood North, Clara Vale, Clone House Road, Clonegal, Cloon Wood Cp, Coate Bridge, Coolballintaggart Ledge, Coolbawn House Lane, Cransillagh Brook , Crone Wood CP, Crossbridge, Crossoona Rath, Cummer Wood South, Curtlestown Wood CP, Deputy's Pass CP, Derralossary Church, Derry River Bridge, Devil's Glen CP, Devil's Glen Wood, Djouce Wood Calary, Djouce Wood Lake, Djouce Wood Long Hill, Donard, Donnelly's Lane Car Sales, Drumgoff Forest, Dunranhill North, Dunranhill SE, Dunranhill South, Dwyer McAllister Cottage CP, Enniskerry, Fentons Pub, Fitzsimons Park GAA, unuseableFlemings Footbridge Glen Rd, Gap Pub, Gap Road, Glen Beach CP, Glen of the Downs CP, Glenbride Lane, Glenbride Lodge, Glencree Reconciliation, Glendalough, Glenealy GAA, Glenmacnass Tonelagee CP, Glenmalure Hostel, Glenmalure Lodge, Glenmalure Waterfall, Glenview Hotel, Gowle House, Great Sugar Loaf CP, Grove Bar, Heffernans Well Wood, Hill View, Hollywood Glen, JB Malone CP, Johnnie Fox Pub, Keadeen NE trail, Keadeen Trailhead, Kevins Way Footbridge, Kilbride Army Camp Entrance, Kilcandra South, Kilcommon View, Killalongford Wood, Kilmacrea Cross Roads, Kilranelagh House Gate, Kilruddery Car Park, Kilruddery Cottages, Kings River, Kippure Bridge, Kippure Estate, Kippure Transmitter Gate, Knickeen Cross, Knocknaboley Lane Leeraghs Bog, Knocknaboley Lane Stone Cottage, Knockrath Little, Knockree west, Kyle Loop North, Lackan Wood S, Lake Dr Fraughan Brook, Lake Drive, Lake Park Cross, Lake View Pub, Laragh Free Car Park, Laragh NSch, Lead Mines CP, Liffey Bridge, Liffey Head Bridge, Lough Bray Lower, Lough Bray Upper, Lough Tay North Viewing Point, Lough Tay Wicklow Way CP, Luglass Lane L97561, Lugnagun Track, Macreddin Village, Mangans Lane, Military Road Carrigshouk Hill, Military Road Inchavore River Nth, Military Road Inchavore River Sth, Military Road NW Lough Tay, Military Road Ballyboy Bridge, Military Road Cloghoge Brook, Military Road Croaghanmoira, Military Road Fananierin, Military Road LaraghWicklow Way, Military Road Slieve Maan, Monspolien Bridge, Moortown House, Mountain Rescue HQ, Muskeagh Little Wood, Nahanagan Lough NE, Novara Avenue, Bray, Oiltiagh Brook Knickeen, Old Bridge Cross, Old Bridge Scouts , Old Wicklow Way entrance, Paddock Hill SE, Pier Gates CP, Powerscourt Waterfall CP, Putland Road, Quintagh East, Raheen Park CP, Raheenleagh East, Railway Walk CP, Rathdrum Railway Station, Rednagh Wood, Rocky Valley, Roundwood, Sally Gap, Sally Gap N, Seefin Trailhead, Seskin SE, Shankill Tributary Bridge, Shay Elliott, Sheepshanks Bridge, Shillelagh, Slievecorragh Track, Slievefoore South, Sraghoe Brook, St John's Church, St Kevins Chair, St Kevins Church, St Kevins Way R756, Stone Circle Bridge, Stookeen South, Stranahely Wood, Stranakelly Cross Roads, Tallyho, Templeboden, Tithewer, Tomcoyle Lower, Tomriland Wood, Toor Brook, Trooperstown Hill Access, Turlough Hill CP, Upper Lake CP, Vallymount GAA CP, Vartry Reservoir Upper, Zellers Pub

Summits & other features in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North: Brockagh Mountain 556.9m, Brockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5m, Brockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7m, Camaderry East Top 677.3m, Camaderry Mountain 698.6m, Conavalla 734m, Tomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South: Carriglineen Mountain 456.6m, Cullentragh Mountain 510m, Derrybawn Mountain 476.1m, Kirikee Mountain 474.5m, Lugduff 653.2m, Lugduff SE Top 638m, Mullacor 660.7m, Trooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee: Carrignagunneen 561m, Fair Mountain 571.2m, Stoney Top 713.7m, Tonelagee 815.8m, Tonelagee E Top 668m, Tonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue: Bray Head Hill 238.9m, Carrigoona Commons East 242m, Downs Hill 372.9m, Great Sugar Loaf 501.2m, Little Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce: Djouce 725.5m, Knockree 342.1m, Maulin 570m, Tonduff 642m, Tonduff East Top 593m, War Hill 684.8m, White Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy: Ballinafunshoge 480m, Kanturk 527.4m, Knocknacloghoge 532.4m, Luggala 593.3m, Robber's Pass Hill 508.9m, Scarr 640m, Scarr North-West Top 559.8m, Sleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry: Ballinacorbeg 336m, Ballycurry 301m, Dunranhill 342m, Mount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington: Carrigleitrim 408m, Lugnagun 446.2m, Slieveroe 332m, Sorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun: Black Hill 602.2m, Carrigshouk 572.5m, Carrigvore 682.4m, Duff Hill 720.8m, Gravale 719m, Moanbane 703m, Mullaghcleevaun 846.7m, Mullaghcleevaun East Top 796m, Silsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills: Cushbawn 400m, Killeagh 249m, Moneyteige North 427m, Preban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira: Ballinacor Mountain 529.3m, Ballycurragh Hill 536m, Ballyteige 447m, Carrickashane Mountain 508m, Croaghanmoira 662.3m, Croaghanmoira North Top 579.5m, Fananierin 426m, Slieve Maan 547.8m, Slieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella: Annagh Hill 454m, Croghan Kinsella 606m, Croghan Kinsella East Top 562.1m, Slievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills: Lakeen 357m, Monaughrim 206m, Seskin 344m, Stookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills: Ballycumber Hill 429.7m, Eagle Hill 296m, Muskeagh Hill 398.2m
SE: Wicklow South East: Ballinastraw 284m, Ballyguile Hill 188m, Barranisky 280m, Carrick Mountain 381m, Collon Hill 238m, Kilnamanagh Hill 217m, Westaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass: Ballyhook Hill 288m, Baltinglass Hill 382m, Carrig Mountain 571m, Carrigeen Hill 298m, Cloghnagaune 385m, Corballis Hill 258m, Keadeen Mountain 653m, Spinans Hill 409m, Spinans Hill SE Top 400m, Tinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla: Ballineddan Mountain 652.3m, Benleagh 689m, Camenabologue 758m, Camenabologue SE Top 663m, Cloghernagh 800m, Corrigasleggaun 794.6m, Lugnaquilla 924.7m, Slievemaan 759.7m
W: Donard: Brewel Hill 222m, Church Mountain 544m, Corriebracks 531m, Lobawn 636m, Slievecorragh 418m, Sugarloaf 552m, Table Mountain 701.7m, Table Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Sleamaine, 430m Hill Sliabh Meáin A name in Irish,
Place Rating ..
, Slievemaan, Wicklow County in Leinster province, in no lists, Sleamaine is the 803rd highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference O17000 05508, OS 1:50k mapsheet 56
Place visited by: 122 members, recently by: nupat, NualaB, No1Grumbler, Kaszmirek78, hak493r, michaelseaver, owen, SenanFoley, Aongus, Dee68, megk971, arthurdoylephoto, Ansarlodge, JoHeaney, Fjon
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -6.254259, Latitude: 53.087702, Easting: 317000, Northing: 205508, Prominence: 24m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 716940 705547
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Slmn, 10 char: Sleamaine

Gallery for Sleamaine (Sliabh Meáin) and surrounds
Summary for Sleamaine (Sliabh Meáin): Simple to reach, easier to leave.
Summary created by Colin Murphy 2019-05-16 11:15:01
   picture about Sleamaine (<em>Sliabh Meáin</em>)
Picture: Knocknocloge as seen from top
Park at the entrance to the Wicklow Way - A (O17327 06289). Follow track for about 6-700m until you encounter a sharp bend and the forest begins on your right. Follow the edge of this forest west for several hundred metres, and then turn south, continuing along the edge of the forest, following a fence. Where fence turns left (east), you will see the broad mound of the summit ahead. You can pick up a narrow track directly opposite the corned of the forest, which will take you virtually all the way to the top. The top is unmarked and featureless, basically a broad, heathery rise, but offers good views to the west.
Member Comments for Sleamaine (Sliabh Meáin)
Comment create / edit display placeholder

   picture about Sleamaine (<em>Sliabh Meáin</em>)
Picture: View SW from the uninspiring top of Sleamaine.
Easy, when you know the way!
by Harry Goodman 1 Jun 2012
Heading home from a day's walking in Wiclow on 28 May 2012 I decided to go and visit two hills that can be approached from the Wicklow Way near L Tay, Sleamaine and Ballinafunshoge. I parked to the side of the forest entrance near the Pier Gates and signed for the Wicklow Way A (O17327 06289), and as suggested by csd walked along the track to B (B (O17205 05915)) to access a forest ride that would give me "easy" access to the top. Not so, things have changed since csd was there in July 2007, in particular the trees have been harvested between the road and the quoted access point/forest ride. However as I could see evidence of a track going up the line of what previously would have been a forest ride I decided to plough on! The area is covered with the remains of debris from harvesting the trees and progress along called for much clambering over same for about 200m to the end of the forest and open ground. Once there it was relatively easy to make progress left (SSW) along the forest edge and pick up a narrow but distinct path that could be followed along to the unmarked top of the hill on a flat heather covered area C (O16995 05505). On retracing my steps back along the forest edge, about 250m along, I passed an obvious path D (O17011 05755) going off to my right (SE) and followed it down for some 400m to return to the Wicklow Way track. While some felling has taken place in this area there were no obstructions on the path (May 2012) to hinder progress. For anyone wishing to go to the top I would there fore recommend the use of this path, some 700m along from the start, at E (O17402 05653) to gain "easy" access to the top of this hill. Once back at the Wicklow way I could have made a simple turn to the left and back to the start but as I also wanted to include Ballinafunshoge in my walk I turned right (S) and followed the track for about 2k in search of an access point. But that is another storey, for another place! Linkback:
Read Less
Read More

dhmiriam on Sleamaine
by dhmiriam 6 Dec 2007
Sleamaine, to the ear very much resembles, the gaelic word sleamhain (pl) sleamhna) which means slippery, smooth or sleek, (ag sleamhnu - meaning to slip or slide). Just add water.... as the recipe puts it, and one may not be too wide of the mark. Linkback:
Read Less
Read More

   picture about Sleamaine (<em>Sliabh Meáin</em>)
padodes on Sleamaine
by padodes 10 Dec 2007
Not the most impressive top in Wicklow, but it does have the redeeming grace of affording one of the best views of Lough Tay and Luggala (Fancy) to the north, as can be seen in the photo. The etymology of the name itself seems to have stumped Mountain Views, and a wider search on the Internet drew a blank as well. In his "East and South" walk guide, David Herman describes a full five-hour, low-level circuit of Lough Dan, which includes Sleamaine and Ballinafunshoge. Be aware, though, that to find a suitable place to cross the Inchavore River, you may have to walk a good distance up the valley between Kanturk and Knocknacloghoge. As I found to my discomfort one late evening, it tends to carry a lot of water, even after a spell of dry weather. Linkback:
Read Less
Read More

djouce on Sleamaine
by djouce 23 Mar 2008
Sleamaine is just a short walk from the entrance to the Wicklow Way near Guinness gates F (O173 063). Park at the entrance to the Wicklow way and walk a short distance through the trees to the edge of the wood. Follow the edge of the forestry plantation until you get to Sleamaine (which is an undistinguished summit but has good views to the west). Continue along the edge of the forestry plantation to Ballinafunshoge. There is an east-west ride from the boundary which goes to or near the summit (which I could not locate for certain among the trees) Linkback:
Read Less
Read More

   picture about Sleamaine (<em>Sliabh Meáin</em>)
Picture: The view over to Tonelagee from the summit of Sleamaine.
csd on Sleamaine
by csd 15 Jul 2007
Sleamaine is easily reached from the forestry entrance near Pier Gates. After about 250 metres, turn right at the forest ride at B (O17205 05915), which will bring you up on to the open ground west of the forest. There are some nice views over to Knocknacloghogue and Luggala, spoiled only by the power line that runs along the ridge. Linkback:
Read Less
Read More
EDIT Point of Interest

Recent Contributions
Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks, shared GPS tracks or about starting places may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.

OSi logo
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills