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Wicklow is only an hour from Dublin Airport and less than an hour from Dublin City Centre. When travelling around the county you will find a wide variety of Wicklow Hotels or Wicklow Guesthouses to choose from.
The Wicklow landscape is majestic, whether you are exploring the Wicklow Mountains or the sandy beaches of Brittas Bay or the glens, lakes and woodlands that abound.
If you want to get a real feel for the wilderness in County Wicklow visit the Wicklow Mountains National Park, which covers 20,000 acres of Wicklow uplands, the National Parks and Wildlife Service manage the park. Perhaps the most well-known and popular location within the park is the Glendalough valley, which, in addition to its spectacular scenery, “the valley of the two lakes” is also, knows for its monastic site and Round Tower.
The monastic city was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century and the largest church on the site dates from the 11th and 12th centuries and is know as St. Kevin’s Church or St. Kevin’s Kitchen. There are a number of walks, which allow you to explore the Glendalough valley and surrounding hills as well as the Glendalough Visitor Centre. The area was used as a film location in the John Boorman film Excalibur.
As the Garden of Ireland it is not surprising that there are a large number of wonderful gardens and country estates to visit in Wicklow. Each year the Wicklow Gardens Festival features over 30 gardens, both private and public. Some of the fine country estates in Wicklow include Powerscourt House and Gardens located only 20 minutes from Dublin is a fine example of an 18th century Palladian mansion.
Nearby is Kilruddery House and Gardens, home to the Earls of Meath since 1618 and a fine example of an Elizabethan-revival mansion and has featured in the TV production, the Tudors and in the film Becoming Jane. Its gardens are mainly 17th century in their layout with some later 18th and 19th century additions. Also worth a visit is Avondale House and Forest Park, located near the village of Rathdrum and once home to Charles Stuart Parnell, a famous Irish political figure. The house is set in a magnificent forest park of over 500 acres.
Located in West Wicklow is Russborough House, the house was built in 1741 and designed by the famous architect Richard Cassells. Lord and Lady Beit bought the house in the 1950’s and he established the Alfred Beit Foundation in the 1970’s. The house has a number of fine art and collectables as well as the Beit collection of paintings.
The house is located not far from the beautiful Blessington Lake, which covers over 500 acres. Mount Usher Gardens, located in Ashford on the east of the county are a fine example of a Robinsonian garden and also has a shopping courtyard and Avoca Café.
Other attractions to visit in County Wicklow include, Wicklow Gaol, Arklow Maritime Museum, Avoca Handweavers, Avoca Mines, Baltinglass Abbey and the Powerscourt and Glenmalure waterfalls.
There are plenty of walks and scenic areas to explore in County Wicklow including Ireland’s longest self-guided trail, the Wicklow Way, the Glen of Imaal, the Wicklow Gap, the Great Sugar Loaf, Tomnafinnogue Woodlands Walk, Glenmalure Valley, Bray and Greystones Cliff Walks, Loughs Tay and Dan and Trooperstown.
The Ireland Hotels website features 21 Wicklow hotels and Wicklow guesthouses. Use the accommodation search box on this page to select hotel breaks or a guesthouse in County Wicklow or browse through our great Value Hotel Breaks and special offers sections, featuring midweek and weekend activity and themed short breaks in Wicklow.
Situated in the Vale of Avoca, one if ireland's most beautiful locations, Woodenbridge hotel & lodge combines all the charm of yester year with all the facilities required of the modern hotel. Established in 1608 Woodenbridge Hotel is the oldest hotel in Ireland and has 22 well appointed bedrooms all ensuite and with complimentary wireless access. the Hotel overlooks the vale of Avoca and the amazing Woodenbridge Golf Club. Woodenbridge lodge is the more modern part of the Hotel, and is adjacent from the main hotel in wonderful landscaped gardens overlooking the Aughrim River. The lodge rooms have all the facilities of the main hotel, but are away form all the hustle and bustle. Twenty of the rooms here have there very own balconies.
Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort is surrounded by 200 acres of beautiful woodlands, overlooking the Blessington Lakes and the Wicklow Mountains, just a 1-hour drive from Dublin and 20 minutes from Punchestown Race course.
Guests can avail of the 18-hole championship golf course, 2 outdoor tennis courts, an indoor games room, 2 treatment rooms, outdoor play area for children and a large terrace area. All of the elegant, stylish rooms have contemporary en suite facilities, along with a TV, DVD player and Wi-Fi internet access. There are also luxurious suites with a private balcony, kitchenette and living room.
The Lime Tree Restaurant is located on the first floor and has stunning views over the 18th hole, it offers spectacular European cuisine and fine wines in an elegant space. Informal dining is offered in the Elk Bar and Lounge, where you can sit back and enjoy the grand piano playing at weekends.
The Glendalough Hotel is a 3* Family owned and run hotel, nestled in the heart of the Glendalough National Park, overlooking the historic Monastic City and St. Kevins Round Tower.
Converted from Queen Anne stables in 1798, Rathsallagh is a large comfortable house situated in 530 acres of peaceful parkland with a walled garden and its own 18-hole Championship Golf Course. Close to Glendalough, the Wicklow mountains, The National Stud (with its Japanese Gardens) and the Curragh, yet Dublin is less than one hour's drive. The O'Flynn family and their staff look forward to welcoming you to Rathsallagh. The atmosphere is relaxed with log and turf fires, central heating throughout and luxurious bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms.
3 star modern hotel on outskirts of Bray,The Wilton Hotel Bray offers quality hotel accomodation. It is one of the most popular hotels in Bray and renowned of Wicklow Hotels. We are ideally suited for walking, golfing, family breaks and touring the county of Wicklow.
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