Slievethoul and Lugg
Slievethoul (or Saggart Hill) and Lugg are on the westernmost edge of the Dublin Mountains. From the summit of Slievethoul there are fine views of the plains of Kildare and the rolling mountains to the east into Wicklow. Slievethoul was formed from glacial deposits of sandstone, siltstone and shale laid down at the end of the last Ice Age.
There are loads archaeological monuments in and around Slievethoul Wood and Lugg, tombs, cairns, barrows and ring forts, well worth checking out.
Things to do
Walk: There are two walking trails in Slievethoul and Lugg. The Slievethoul Lugg Walk (9 kms, 2 hrs, easy) a walk through both woods in a figure of eight; The Saggart Hill Loop (4 kms, 1 hr, easy) takes you for a nice gentle loop around the wood with the possibility of taking a spur off to the summit.
Visitors Facilities on site
Lay by – 2 cars