"A day in County Wicklow" Top 5 Page for this destination County Wicklow by Maryimelda
County Wicklow Travel Guide: 228 reviews and 729 photos
Co. Wicklow is one of the 12 counties of the Province of Leinster. It was enlarged to some extent in 1957 when part of Co. Dublin was detached and added to Co. Wicklow. It is a truly beautiful part of Ireland and is where some of the very popular tourist attractions of the country can be found. The rolling hills and the green and purple landscape of the Wicklow Mountains provide a sightseeing banquet beyond compare.
Co Wicklow is a perfect choice for a day trip from Dublin. Best if you have a car at your disposal as I think that public transport might be at a premium if you really want to get out amongst the wild landscapes of Co. Wicklow.
Two of the most popular stops in the county are Sally Gap and of course, Glendalough. Both are must sees when visiting this part of Ireland, but just the drive and all the beauty along the way will remain in my mind forever.
I thought I'd seen most of what was worth seeing in Ireland but I hadn't counted on Co. Wicklow.
- Pros:Hauntingly beautiful.
- Cons:Not a one.
- In a nutshell:Beauty and history in copious quantities.
There are some stunning Celtic Crosses in the graveyard at Glendalough. Unfortunately I don't have a photo of the ruins... more travel advice
The stone Church of St Kevin at Glendalough over time, became known as St Kevin's Kitchen. This was due to the fact that... more travel advice
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