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The Wicklow Way is a 131 km long distance walking route that starts in Marlay Park and finishes in the village of Clonegal, Co. Carlow. It is the oldest such route in Ireland, having opened in 1981. It was originally devised in 1966 by J.B. Malone, an author who wrote a regular column on hillwalking for the Evening Herald newspaper. The Wicklow Way forms part of the European long-distance walking route E8 that runs from Dursey Head, County Cork, Ireland to Turkey. The first stage, between Marlay Park and Knockree in the Glencree Valley is approximately 20km long. It starts amid the pleasant surroundings of Marlay Park in the south suburbs of Dublin before ascending Kilmashogue Mountain where panoramic views of Dublin can be enjoyed before the trail passes over the top of Kelly's Glen and into the Glencullen Valley. The city is quickly left behind as the vista of the Dublin and Wicklow mountains opens up for the first time. The trail descends into the Glencullen Valley near Tibradden Mountain and follows the road to the hamlet of Bornaraltry. The path then begins the ascent of the southern side of the Glencullen Valley, climbing towards Prince William's Seat. Close to Prince William's Seat, near a rocky tor known as Raven's Rock, the trail reaches the Glencree Valley, leaving County Dublin and entering County Wicklow. It descends into the valley through Curtlestown Wood before passing along the side of Knockree, a solitary hill sitting in the middle of the valley. In this list are 5 segments. The entire route can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/ireland/wicklow/wicklow-way-complete?u=i

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