Short video introducing the walks goes live!

We have put together a very short video introducing the guided walks and myself, Martin Swords.

I am currently working on a more expansive piece but happy to have this for now.


Glendalough Guided Walks from Martin Swords on Vimeo.

Welcome to my new site


Welcome to the new Glendalough Guided Walks website. Here you will find all you need to know about the service we offer and as well as booking details.

I am delighted to include some photos of our beautiful valley from my good friend and local photographer Deborah McCoy .



If you want to get in contact with me directly,you can call me on           087 2600 548

or email 

Tour of Monastic City, Lakes and Valley

Glendalough Guided Walks

offers visitors the opportunity to journey

into the secret heard of Ireland’s

most beautiful and historic valley

The walk will cover:

  • The History of Glendalough Valley
  • The Ancient Folklore of the Area
  • The Culture of the People
  • Stories of Local Place names
  • Other Points of Interest

This is a gentle walk of approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.  There are no mountains or hills to climb.

The walk will finish in the historic Glendalough Hotel with a cup of Tea or Coffee