10km Moonlight Walk around the Lower Vartry Reservoir in Roundwood
Saturday, 11th February 2017
Wicklow Hospice and Vartry Walks Project, Roundwood are partnering to organise this joint fundraising walk
Saturday 11th February is a full moon night. If the weather is on our side, the walk promises to be a very special experience.
Indicative map and brief route description moonlight-walk-route
Sign in for walk at 5.30pm Kavanagh’s Vartry House, Roundwood. The walk will start at 6.00pm.
As there will be limited parking available in Roundwood village, An Tochar GAA have kindly agreed to also make their car park available on the evening. Stewards on the street in the village will direct you to the GAA car park if you’re not aware of its location
There are two options available for you to take part in the walk:
1. Pay registration cost: €20 per adult or €40 for a family.
You can register online now: https://
2. Register for the walk and undertake to raise additional funds. Use link above to register. Download and print your sponsorship card: moonlight-walk-sponsorship-card
Bring your sponsorship card with you on the evening of the walk to be entered in a prize draw.
The walk is 10km along a route that is mostly flat. You can download a map and description of the route at the link above
The majority of the walk will be on a walking trail (similar to a forest path) with some parts on footpath and the road. Parents will be the best judge if a route of this nature and distance will be suitable for their children.
Clothing and other practical matters:
Please ensure you wear warm and weatherproof clothes and footwear suitable for trail walking.
Please also bring your own drinking water, a torch (most of the route is not lit) and wear high-vis outer wear.
Dogs are permitted on the walk but only if they are on a lead. Bins are located on the route for dog waste.
Refreshments will be available in Kavanagh’s Vartry House after the walk.
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