Glenealo Valley Nature Reserve

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: August 28, 2012
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Wicklow
  • DistanceInstructions
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  • Distance36.79 km
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude142 m
  • Peak698 m
  • Climb1314 m
  • Descent1313 m

Glenealo Valley Nature Reserve is a broad open valley surrounded by mountains and generally consists of a large plateau of mixed heathland and peatland at an area of 1,958 acres.

It is within the Wicklow Mountains National Park which was established by the government in 1991 with an initial core area of 3,700 ha (37 square km). This core area comprised the statutory nature reserves of the Glendalough Woods and the adjacent Glenealo Valley, both of which were established in 1988.

Species:

Merlin (Falco columbarius) [A098]

Peregrine (Falco peregrinus) [A103]

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Glenealo Valley Nature Reserve is a broad open valley surrounded by mountains and generally consists of a large plateau of mixed heathland and peatland at an area of 1,958 acres.

It is within the Wicklow Mountains National Park which was established by the government in 1991 with an initial core area of 3,700 ha (37 square km). This core area comprised the statutory nature reserves of the Glendalough Woods and the adjacent Glenealo Valley, both of which were established in 1988.

Species:

Merlin (Falco columbarius) [A098]

Peregrine (Falco peregrinus) [A103]

Gallery