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County Wicklow

County Wicklow Attractions
— Glendalough Valley
— Guinness Lake (Lough Tay)
— Wicklow National Park
— Wicklow Mountains

 

Wicklow Mountains
The Wicklow Mountains (the "Garden of Ireland") are a range of mountains running southeast from Dublin through County Wicklow.

Wicklow Mountains National Park is located about an hour south of Dublin. Open year-round, the spectacular park (a popular weekend retreat for Dubliners) draws over one million visitors every year.



Free public events are held at the park throughout the year — special interest walks, bat walks, wildflower walks, lectures and fun family days.



Guinness Lake
Don't miss seeing the small, but scenic Guinness Lake (Lough Tay), a deep brown lake with a white beach at one end — when viewed from the nearby mountains, it resembles a huge pint of Guinness topped with foam!


Powerscourt House & Gardens
One of Ireland's most beautiful country estates is nestled in the picturesque mountains of Wicklow — Powerscourt House & Gardens. Its grounds include a a charming walled garden, fish and lily pond, terraces, grottos, and Ireland tallest waterfall — it's a truly magical setting.

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Glendalough Valley, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Wicklow, East Coast of Ireland - Tourism Ireland

Glendalough Valley
Scenic Glendalough Valley (pictured above) is one of Ireland's most beautiful places — and the most visited area of Wicklow Mountains National Park.

The ancient monastic settlement of St. Kevin is located in Glendalough Valley. Ruins include several early churches, a round tower, and historic sites.

The area also offers visitors stunning scenery, an Info & Education Center — and nine walking trails (for all levels, from short strolls to mountain hikes.


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Wicklow Mountains National Park


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