Attractions /things to do in wicklow



Attractions / Things to do in Wickklow

Biking in wicklow

Glendale  holiday cottages now offer a range of mountain biking services courtesy of High specification mountain bike rental, mountain bike tours and mountain bike lessons are available on request. Please contact us for further information or contact directly as below.


the wicklow way walking trail The Wicklow way

This 127 Km of marked trail across the Wicklow Mountains travels through Glendalough.

Sally Gap

A wonderful drive from Glendalough, visit glenmacnass waterfall, scenic sally gap, Lough Tay and Lough Dan and back to roundwood and then to Laragh.

Dwyers Cottage 1798 RebellionDwyer McAllister cottage

Traditional thatched cottage found in glen of Imaal. Scene of a famous shoot out durning the 1798 rebellion.

The Great sugar loaf

A very nice climb, one of the best views over the Irish Sea, Dublin and the Wicklow mountains.

killruddery house and gardens wicklowKillruddery House and Garden

Most successful Elizabethan Romanesque building in Ireland with 17th century gardens in their original layout.

National Sealife Centre bray

28 tanks of fish displaying over 90 different marine and freshwater species.

powerscourt gardens and waterfall enniskerryPowerscourt house and gardens

One of the world’s great gardens. Sweeping terraces, lovely walks, and ornamental lake. The house is an 18th century Palladian house. Powerscourt waterfall is the highest in Ireland and only a short drive from the gardens.

glencree visitor centreGlencree visitor centre

Time for a coffee and a look at former 19th century British army barracks.

National Garden Exhibition Centre Kilquade

24 individual gardens designed by different landscapers and designers a wonderful place for ideas and you can even buy your plants here.

mount usher gardens ashfordMount Usher Gardens Ashford

One of Wicklow’s most visited gardens, open all year this garden represents the Robinsonian style ie. informality and natural style .

Avondale House RathdrumAvondale House and forest park

This is the birthplace and home of Charles Steward Parnell set in a magnificent forest park.

Glenmalure Valley and waterfall

Spectacular drive through glacial valley only a 10 min drive form Glendalough.

Kilmacurragh Arboretum Kilbride

Extensive collection of rare trees and shrubs, the ruins of a wonderful house a great place to visit anytime of the year.

wicklow gaol wicklow townWicklow Gaol Wicklow town

Experience the harshness of prison life in the 18th century. Open all year. Well worth a visit

The Meetings of the Waters

At the meetings of the water the Avonmore river and the Avonbeg rivers meet to form the Avoca river. Thomas Moore wrote the wonderful song about this place.

Avoca Village

Beautiful Irish village made famous for the filiming of the series “Ballkissangel”.

Avoca Handweavers

The oldest surviving working mill in Ireland to day it dates back to 1723. Now also famous for its great food.

Annamoe Equestrian Centre


Annamoe Equestrian Centre

Only a 5 min drive to this centre enjoy a trek around this estate.


annamoe trout fishing wicklow

Annamoe Trout Fishery

Open all year, suitable for all ages.
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Hilltop Quad and sporting club

Great day out to ride a Quad, take up Archery or if more adventurous you can do a spot of shooting.

hilltop quad and biking wicklow

Ballinastoe mountain bike trail

For the energetic you can try out mountain biking trails in Ballinastoe on Djouce mountain.

Clara Lara FunparkClara Lara Fun Park

Only a 5 min drive to this childrens adventure and water park.

Glenroe Open Farm Kilcoole

Open farm for all the family with playground and nature walks.

greenan maze rathdrum wicklowGreenan Farm Museum and Maze

Challenging celtic maze and interesting farm museum.

Golf in Wicklow

Djouce (roundwood)

Durids Heath (newtownmountkennedy)

Delgany (Delgany)

Druids glen (Newtownmountkennedy)

The European club (Brittas bay)

Glen of the Downs (Delgany)

Greystones (Greystones)

Powerscourt golf course west (Enniskerry)

Powerscourt golf course east (Enniskerry)

Rathsallagh (dunlavin)

Roundwood (newtownmountkennedy)

Tulfarris (Blessington)

Wicklow (Wicklow town)

Woodenbridge (Avoca)

Seafield (Gorey)