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The Road To Lough Dan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. - DK Travel Pix
The Road To Lough Dan Day Tripping in The Wicklow Mountains Hidden away and down stony lanes, over grassy hills, banked by screens of bracken fern, walk through the verdant ever changing weather and vista to reach the quiet shores of Lough Dan in Co Wicklow, Ireland. Along the path, snatched glimpses of the Cloghoge River catch the eye, until it banks curve and wend to greet you as you arrive at the lake shores and the abandoned and forlorn white house. Meanwhile in the fields below herd of Sika deer pause to look before returning to graze. Flowering heather’s, gorse, nodding golden grasses and jutting stone all add to a warm and colorful landscape. Fork in the road, take the track to the right for Lough Dan. Step from shaded pathways into glorious open countryside. A wind torn pine shaped by the weather and the winds. Herd of Sika Deer in the near distance Ancient dry-stone walls frame the grassy pathways to the Lough. The house and fallen Sycamore in foreground. There appears to be little information available on either the ownership, or history, of the abandoned white house. From what I could find out it was …