Glendalough is one of the most-visited ancient sites in Ireland. This illustrated guide to the valley is also a book of Celtic spirituality, based on a pilgrimage journey through Glendalough. The book should be useful for general visitors. For those with a more spiritual journey in mind, it helps them to explore and appreciate the mystery of the ancient and sacred place. The authors reveal the traditions of the area, the stories of its patron, St Kevin, and the lives, lifestyles and beliefs of its inhabitants since ancient times.