Glenmalure is a scenic valley located in County Wicklow, Ireland. It is considered one of the most beautiful and unspoiled valleys in the country. Nestled in the Wicklow Mountains, Glenmalure offers stunning natural landscapes, rugged mountains, lush forests, and meandering streams.


Glenmalure Valley & Waterfall

This remote and wild valley is the longest of its kind in Ireland and Britain. Along the route you will enjoy spectacular views along the valley and the Carawaystick Brook Waterfall.

The Glenmalure Valley offers great walking and hiking trails.  This is the most popular start to climb Lugnaquilla, Wicklow’s highest Mountain.




The Glenmalure Lodge

Address: Wicklow Way, Ballyboy, Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

The Glenmalure Lodge is situated in the heart of the longest glacial valley in Ireland. It makes the perfect base for exploring the rugged beauty of Wicklow, also known as the ‘Garden County of Ireland’. The Glenmalure Lodge is a friendly, family run business with a cosy pub atmosphere and has lots of old memorabilia, paying homage to the area’s rich and colourful history. Open fires and great food with plenty of good comfortable seating, add to its interesting character and old world charm.

Website: The Glenmalure lodge



Address: Coolalingo, Glenmalure, Rathdrum, County Wicklow

Coolalingo is located in the heart of the Glenmalure Valley and is within 150 metres of the Wicklow Way. A small farm holding adjoins the bed and breakfast which consists of a few paddocks that lead down to the Avonbeg River. The Ballyboy Brook runs along the western boundary line of the property and divides it from the Glenmalure Lodge car park.

The bed and breakfast has five bedrooms in total, each with an ensuite. A range of different sized rooms allows flexibility for groups of up to four people sharing a room. Tea and coffee are served on arrival at the house and are also available anytime downstairs upon request.