Relax in a comfortable vehicle while admiring the best of what is one of the country’s six national parks only 18.5 miles (30 km) away from Dublin has to offer. Escape from the city and enjoy the stunning wild landscape so completely different from the typical greenery of the rest of the country.
The park features Glencree Valley and Sally Gap, along with one of Ireland’s highest waterfalls, Powerscourt, Powerscourt Gardens at the Powerscourt Estate. Lough Tay, also known as The Guinness Lake along with the round tower and ancient monastic ruins of Glendalough at the Glendalough Monastic Settlement founded in the 6th century by St. Kevin.
Stop in the beautiful Victorian village of Enniskerry for lunch or maybe save that treat for Ireland’s highest village Roundwood.
Visit Wicklow Gaol, a terrifying Irish jail for over two hundred years which opened in 1702 to imprison Catholics repressed under the Penal Laws.
There are many photo opportunities on this trip and your driver will ensure you get the most out of your day in the glorious surroundings of Wicklow.
Sample Itinerary Please note that it might not be possible to visit all of the suggested sites within the allotted time. The itinerary can be built around your interests ensuring you only visit the attractions that interest you most.
On this tour you will visit the following sites:
- Wicklow Mountains National Park
- Glencree Valley
- Sally Gap
- Powerscourt Estate and Gardens (entry fee not included)
- Powerscourt Waterfall
- Lough Tay
- Wicklow Gaol (entrance fee not included)
What’s not included:
Entrance fees to sites, tolls, lunches & gratuities.