Glenmalure Hostel

Location:         Glenmalure, Greenane,

                         County Wicklow

Phone:              + 353 (0) 1- 8304555

Open Times:     June to August - every day

                           only Saturday nights through

                           rest of year


Manager:         Volunteer Team




-peaceful and quiet

-simple mountain hut

-stunning location

-situated next to a river

-gas lights bright enough for reading

-stunning location

-no running water

-no electricity

-well-equipped kitchen

-no flush toilets

-gas powered cooker

-nearby stream for water to boil

-gas-powered fridge

-chemical toilet


-Glenmalure Lodge up the road provides

showers for guests for a small fee.

Things to Know Beforehand:

-flashlight recommended

-insect repellant recommended

-bring ample food supplies

-no postal service - inquiries must

be sent to Main Office of An Oige

Directions to Glenmalure Hostel :

Road/Car/Bike: From Laragh, follow the 'Wicklow Way' trail to Drumgoff Bridge, turn up the Glenmalure Valley and follow the lane to the mountain hut.

Bus: St. Kevin's Bus (01-2818119): Dublin-Laragh, 14km from mountain hut (11.30 and 18.00 from Stephen's Green). 10% discount to An Óige/ Hostelling International members with valid card.

Things To Do In The Area:

-enjoy hiking



-visit Avondale House

-visit Forest Park

-visit Glendalough Visitor Centre

-visit Greenan Farm Museum

  and Maze

-visit Mount Usher Gardens

-enjoy traditional music - Glenmalure

  weekend music sessions

-visit Lynham’s Laragh Inn


-visit The Wicklough Heather


-Meals available at Glenmalure Lodge

    up the road


Rooms            Oct.-April        May-Sept.

under 18’s          12 euros          12 euros

over 18’s             14 euros          15 euros

Room Breakdown:

Room Type                 Quantity

6 bed                                 1

10 bed                               1

Total Number Beds          16


Opening Dates:  July 1-Aug. 31    

Check-in Times:

            limited access   check-in 5 p.m.

                                      check out - 10 a.m.

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