Wicklow Day Tour

We cater for clients who want to do tours of Ireland and see some of the country’s historical sites like, day tours of The Boyne Valley, Kilkenny, Cliffs of Moher and Giants Causeway.

Wicklow Day Tour

“The Garden of Ireland “

The Wicklow Day Tour is a duration of 8hrs approximately. It is a one-day tour that explores Wicklow, its beautiful estates, Glendalough National Park, mountains,
wildlife and Gaol.

Tour Itinerary-Wicklow Tour

Powerscourt House, Gardens & Distillery

This magnificent period mansion is set in the mountains of wicklow. Surrounded by beautiful woodlands and glacier mountains. You’ll get the opportunity to tour the house, gardens, Avoca Wollen Mills (Traditional Irish Products, Clothes, Food, Household goods and Celtic Jewelry)

The Sally Gap and Luggala

Another home that once belonged to the Guinness family and because of its location and not being very accessible it, was a temporary home to Michael Jackson for 8 weeks.

Powerscourt House and Gardens-part of Wicklow Day Tour

Glendalough National Park
Our Glendalough tour begins in the beautiful setting containing the ruins of Monastic City founded by St.Kevin. today you can still visit the ruins of St.Marys Chapel and Tower. You can also see the stone bed of St.Kevin and the 2 beautiful lakes of Glendalough, the high lake and, the low lake.

Wicklow Gaol
This Gaol is renowned for its realistic tours which are acted out by very talented actors. Taking you back to the 1600 , 1700 and 1800. After you get out of Gaol you, get some free time to walk around the town of Wicklow and grab a bite of lunch in one of the traditional Irish pubs or restaurants.

Killruddery House
Built in the 1800’s this house is famous for its fantastic rounded conservatory and gardens . Killruddery is the location of many victorian set movies. This vast and enormous estate was and still is owned by the Brabrzon family since the early 1800’s. Passing down through generations each family member doing their bit to keep and preserve this magnificent piece of early architecture. Killruddery house is our last stop on the Wicklow tour.

Glendalough in Wicklow from across the river

Frequently Asked Questions about The Wicklow Day Tour

Is Wicklow worth seeing?

Answer: Absolutely. Wicklow, known as the “Garden of Ireland,” is famed for its breathtaking landscapes, including rolling mountains, pristine lakes, dense forests, and a rich history embodied in ancient sites. Its natural beauty and serene environment make it a must-visit destination for nature lovers, photographers, and history enthusiasts alike.

How long is the Glendalough tour?

Answer: The duration of a Glendalough tour can vary depending on the specific tour operator and the extent of the visit. A visit to Glendalough as part of a Wicklow Day Tour may last 1.5 to 2 hours. This allows visitors to explore the monastic site, including the iconic round tower, and leisurely walk by the lakes and valleys.

Can you drive the Wicklow Way?

Answer: The Wicklow Way is primarily a walking trail that stretches over 130 kilometres, offering some of Ireland’s most stunning scenery. While you cannot drive the trail, you can drive to various access points along the route for day hikes or scenic views. The route is designed for walkers, so driving offers a different experience, with scenic drives around Wicklow covering many of the same areas.

Is Wicklow a town?

Answer: Yes, Wicklow is a town as well as a county. Wicklow town is located on the east coast of Ireland, serving as the county town of County Wicklow. It has a rich maritime history, beautiful coastal scenery, and historic sites like Wicklow’s Historic Gaol. The town offers a mix of shopping, dining, and cultural experiences, making it a charming stop on any tour of the county.

What is the most beautiful village in Wicklow?

Answer: While beauty is subjective, many consider Enniskerry to be one of the most picturesque villages in County Wicklow. Enniskerry is known for its Victorian architecture, quaint atmosphere, and proximity to Powerscourt Estate and Gardens, one of Ireland’s most famous stately homes and gardens. The village’s charming setting against the backdrop of the Wicklow Mountains makes it a favourite among visitors.

What movie was filmed in Wicklow?

Answer: County Wicklow has been a popular filming location for many movies due to its stunning landscapes and historical sites. One of the most famous films shot in Wicklow is “Braveheart,” directed by and starring Mel Gibson. The Wicklow Mountains provided the backdrop for several of the film’s medieval Scotland scenes. The historical drama “P.S. I Love You” and the T.V. series “Vikings” have also filmed scenes in the beautiful countryside of Wicklow.

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