Wicklow Mountains National Park, Glendalough Village

With historical sites, walking trails, rock climbing, fishing, and swimming, Wicklow Mountains National Park offers a great day out. Explore Glendalough—valley of two lakes—a 3 km (1.9 mi) tract of verdant greenery, which contains many important ancient buildings and ruins. Visit the monastic city, a series of partially ruined buildings that made up the monastery, which was founded by Saint Kevin in the 6th century. Here you can see the gateway, the round tower, the cathedral, the priest's house, St. Kevin's kitchen, and St. Kieran's church. Visit the upper lake, and walk one the many trails that wend their way through woods, bogs, grasslands, heath, and scree. For rock climbers, try the cliff faces at Miners' Road and bouldering in upper Glendalough. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Wicklow Mountains National Park and many more Glendalough Village attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Glendalough Village trip itinerary planning tool .
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  • The weather is master up here, on the moors. It was cold and windy and wet the day we went, but we still made a day of it with the views and the brief hikes, running back to car to warm up. Go, see...  more »
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