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Travel Guide of Wicklow in Ireland by Influencers and Travelers


County Wicklow is a county in Ireland. The last of the traditional 32 counties, having been formed as late as 1606, it is part of the Eastern and Midland Region and the province of Leinster.


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1 - Dublin

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. Situated on a bay on the east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey, it lies within the province of Leinster. It is bordered on the south by the Dublin Mountains, a part of the Wicklow Mountains range.

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2 - Wicklow Mountains National Park

Wicklow Mountains National Park is a 220-square-kilometre protected area in Ireland, one of six national parks in the country. The park stretches through County Wicklow as well as small areas of South Dublin and Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown in County Dublin.

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3 - Mountain bike in County Wicklow

The peaty highlands of Roundwood Village represent a terrain untouched by the hands of time. Explore its feral spinneys, hidden bogs and secret fairy circles on enchanted mountain biking tours through the surrounding Vartry Lakes...A landscape t...

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4 - Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral, more formally The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, is the cathedral of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough and the cathedral of the ecclesiastical province of the United Provinces of Dublin and Cashel in the Church of Ireland.

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5 - Glendalough

Glendalough is a glacial valley in County Wicklow, Ireland, renowned for an Early Medieval monastic settlement founded in the 6th century by St Kevin. From 1825 to 1957, the head of the Glendalough Valley was the site of a galena lead mine.

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6 - Bray

Bray is a coastal town in north County Wicklow, Ireland. It is situated about twenty kilometres south of Dublin city centre on the east coast. It has a population of 32,600 making it the ninth largest urban area within Ireland.

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7 - St Patrick's Cathedral

Saint Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland, founded in 1191, is the national cathedral of the Church of Ireland. Christ Church Cathedral, also a Church of Ireland cathedral in Dublin, is designated as the local cathedral of the Diocese of Dublin and Glendalough.

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8 - County Wicklow

Bray is a coastal town in north County Wicklow, Ireland. It is situated about 20 km south of Dublin city centre on the east coast. It has a population of 32,600 making it the ninth largest urban area within Ireland. Bray was a resort town, and its proximity to Dublin make it a destination for tourists and day-trippers from the capital.

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9 - Bray Head

Bray Head is a 241 m hill and headland located in northern County Wicklow, Ireland, between the towns of Bray and Greystones. It forms part of the Wicklow Mountains and is a popular spot with hillwalkers.

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10 - Wicklow Mountains

The Wicklow Mountains form the largest continuous upland area in the Republic of Ireland. They occupy the whole centre of County Wicklow and stretch outside its borders into the counties of Dublin, Wexford and Carlow.

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11 - Lough Tay

Lough Tay or The Guinness Lake, is a small but scenic lake set on private property in the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland. The lake lies between the mountains of Djouce 725 metres, and Luggala 595 metres, and is dominated by Luggala's east-facing granite cliffs.

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12 - Grangecon

Grangecon is a village in County Wicklow, Ireland. It has a population of about 200 people, and is located between Baltinglass and Dunlavin.

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13 - Greystones

Greystones is a coastal town and seaside resort in County Wicklow, Ireland. It lies on Ireland's east coast, 3.5 km south of Bray and 24 km south of Dublin city centre and has a population of 18,140.

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14 - Temple Bar

Temple Bar is an area on the south bank of the River Liffey in central Dublin, Ireland. The area is bounded by the Liffey to the north, Dame Street to the south, Westmoreland Street to the east and Fishamble Street to the west.

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15 - Lough Dan

Lough Dan is a scenic boomerang-shaped ribbon lake largely set on private property, in the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland. Lough Dan lake lies at the base of Luggala 595 metres and Knocknacloghoge 534 metres mountains.

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16 - St Stephen's Green

St Stephen's Green is a city centre public park in Dublin, Ireland. The current landscape of the park was designed by William Sheppard. It was officially re-opened to the public on Tuesday, 27 July 1880 by Lord Ardilaun.

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17 - Howth

Howth is a village and outer suburb of Dublin, Ireland. The district as a whole occupies the greater part of the peninsula of Howth Head, which forms the northern boundary of Dublin Bay.

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18 - Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo, in Phoenix Park, Dublin, is a zoo in Ireland, and one of Dublin's most popular attractions. Established and designed in 1830 by Decimus Burton, it opened the following year. The zoo describes its role as conservation, study, and education.

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19 - Courtown

Courtown is a village in County Wexford, Ireland. It was developed after Lord Courtown ordered the construction of a harbour during the Famine years, 1839–1846.

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20 - bulloch harbour

Bullock Harbour or Bulloch Harbour is a small working harbour located near the heritage town of Dalkey on the southeast coast of Dublin Bay in Ireland.

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Why should you visit Wicklow ?


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County Wicklow on Ireland's east coast is one of its most beautiful regions, encompassing rolling mountains, pristine beaches and plenty of historic sites. It's also home to many things you'll only find in Wicklow, from the country's tallest waterfall to Saint Patrick's landing site.

 The beautiful Wicklow Mountains National Park is the largest of Ireland's six national parks, spanning 220 square kilometers, and the site of the historic Glendalough Abbey. Wicklow Way's self-guided walking trail, part of the mountains was listed in the 2015 book 1001 Walks You Must Experience Before You. Wicklow National Park is only about a 40-minute drive south of Dublin, but you'll feel as if you're in a whole other world, amid some of Ireland's most breathtaking sights. In fact, you may have caught a glimpse of it before, either on television or in film, as it was used as the setting for the “History of Vikings” TV series, the 2007 rom-com.

A satellite garden of the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, the Kilmacurragh Botanical Gardens are peaceful on the site of a former estate whose acidic soils and moderate temperatures have turned them into a haven for plants. rare. It has welcomed critically endangered species like the monkey puzzle tree, whose population in Chile has been so devastated that they are now a national monument. The arboretum is also home to many of the Irish champion trees - selected as one of the country's tallest, oldest or largest trees.

The two famous seaside towns of Bray and the Greystones are linked by a 6km trail around the Bray Head peninsula. Overlooking the Irish Sea with unrivaled views north of Wicklow and south of Dublin, this is one of the most beloved walking routes on the east coast. In Bray you can visit The Harbor Bar, once voted the best pub in the world Lonely Planet.













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