Wicklow Video Travel Guides


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Valleys and Glens

The beauty of the Wicklow countryside, valleys and glens can be inspiring to both young and old. So don't be surprised to see young families picnicking or walking in Glendalough or Glendasan and older walkers hiking through the upper Dargle Valley or at the base of Glenmacnas Waterfall..

"Valleys and Glens " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

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Wicklow has many accessible and beautiful lakes, such as the small corrie lakes nestled under towering cliffs to the large man made reservoirs at Roundwood and Blessington. While other lakes can be enjoyed from a distance such as the private heart shaped Lough Tay..

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Blessington Lake
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Mountains and Hills

Walking through the mountains and hills of Wicklow is one of the major tourist attractions of the area. While the mountains are generally safe, the walker still needs to be prepared, equipped and mindful of changing weather. There are various routes depending on ability. The Sugar Loaf always looks attractive and is easily accessed. While Tonelege bordering the Sally Gap can be more challenging..

"Mountains and Hills " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Wicklow Gap
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Villages and towns

Wicklow's towns and villages have vaious characteristics, from the hillside villages of Enniskerry and Roundstone to the seaside towns of Bray and Greystones. The towns and villages are readily accessible if driving from Dublin..

"Villages and towns " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Bray Head
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Powerscourt Estate

The Powerscourt Estate is nestled in the Wicklow Mountains below the Sugar Loaf. The views from the house which overlook an ornamental walled garden are stunning, while the waterfall has one of the highest drops in Ireland..

"Powerscourt Estate " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Powerscourt House
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Glendalough , the valley of the two lakes is not only one of the most scenic areas in Wicklow but has a long historical past dating back to monastic times..

Further Reading on Wikipedia : Glendalough
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Spinc Walk

The Spinc walk starts/ends at the tourist information cottage close to the upper lake. The route is circular so its easy to walk either direction..

"Spinc Walk " Highlights and Places/Things of Interest

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Lugnaquilla Walk

Lugnaquilla the highest mountain in Leinster is very accessible to experienced hill walker. The walk starts in the Glenmalure and rises up through the Fraughan Rock Glen and on to blanket bog ridges till it reaches the cairn on the top. The descent is to follow the path across to Cloghernagh and descend by the zig zags..

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Wicklow Walks

Wicklow has a variety of walking routes for the novice and experienced walker. See some of the beautiful walking countryside on our Moving Postcards. Walk Details can be found on : See website http://www.wicklowwalks.com/

Dublin Wicklow Mountains

The Dublin Wicklow Mountains are on the doorstep of Dublin City. You can walk some or all of the Wicklow Way, starting in Marley Park Dublin and pass though the best Mountain scenery in Dublin and Wicklow. For easier access you can take a bus to Glendalough and be in the heart of the mountains, lakes and hills.


On the east coast both Wicklow and the Mourne Mountains provide the best and most varied walks. On the west coast the variety is even greater - around Killarney National Park there are many walks for novice and experienced walker. All along the west coast from West Cork to North Donegal there are many mapped out trails and loop walks. See some of the beautiful walking areas in Connemara See More

Hill Walking

Being so close to Dublin City, Wicklow with its wild and scenic mountains hills and lakes ( See Moving Postcards ) is a popular hill walking area. The Wicklow way passes through some of the most scenic areas.


Ireland is a great destination for a walking holiday. The mountains and hills while not so high can rise steeply and provide a chance to even the experienced walker. Many of the best routes are circular though there are many long distance walks along the west coast. Wicklow is the best hill walking area on the east coast.

Powers Court

Powers Court House and Gardens in the heart of Wicklow are part of the privately owned Powers Court Estate. Visitors can enjoy lunch or coffee from the restaurant with its panoramic views of the mountains or buy tickets to wander about the garden or waterfall. You can see Moving Postcards of the spectacular waterfall. See More


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