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Laragh Glendalough

Glendalough Monastic City – Ireland’s Ancient East

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Glendalough, Laragh Glendalough

Glendalough is home to one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland. This early Christian monastic settlement was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century and from this developed the “Monastic City”. Most of the buildings that survive today date from the 10th through 12th centuries. Despite attacks by Vikings over the years, Glendalough thrived as one of Ireland’s great ecclesiastical foundations and schools of learning until the Normans destroyed the monastery in 1214 A.D. and the dioceses of Glendalough and Dublin were united. Close to the monastic city is the interactive centre. The centre features an audio visual and has a model of the monastic site on display. You will be welcomed by a friendly and knowledgeable staff where all your questions will be answered.  Glendalough is one of the top attraction on Ireland’s Ancient East

Welcome to Laragh & Glendalough

The Glendalough Valley is a fantastic base for outdoor activities.  It is also a great location to stay, eat & shop.  Find on the link below a list of activities, accommodation, food & drink, services and more.

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GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 53.01198
Longitude: -6.32984

Discover Laragh/Glendalough

Glendalough Upper Lake

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • wicklownews
  • Attractions
Glendalough Upper Lake is home to the cave that St. Kevin spent seven years. It is also not far from Monastic Settlement which has the...

Wicklow Way Baggage

  • Aughrim
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Wicklow Way Baggage is a highly reliable service offering door-to-door baggage transfers between B&Bs, hotels and hostels, for walkers, cyclists, horse riding or pony trekkers....

The Glendasan River Restaurant at The Glendalough Hotel

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Food & Drink
The restaurant is bursting with style and elegance, combines traditional yet modern interior boasting colours...

Adventure Kids

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Adventure Kids: Adventure Kids Wicklow is a kids trail running fun session run by JuJu...

Glendalough Distillery

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • visitwicklow
  • Activities
The aim of Glendalough Distillery is to recapture Ireland’s lost heritage of great spirit production...

Lynham's of Laragh

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Lynham’s family run hotel offers that warm welcoming friendliness that has made Irish hospitality world...

Hollywood Horse and Pony Trekking

  • Hollywood
  • Eoin Flood
  • Activities
We are a family run stables, set in the heart of the dramatic, timeless, unspoilt...

Wicklow E-Bikes - Electric Bikes Tours

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • wicklownews
  • Activities
On Dublin's doorstep Wicklow, "The Garden of Ireland", is a beautiful natural wilderness with stunning ancient...

The Round Tower - Glendalough

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
The most famous of all the landmarks in Glendalough is the Round Tower which stands...

Glendalough Spinc and Glenealo Valley Walk (White Route)

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 to 4 Hours Walks
The Spinc ridge overlooks the spectacular Glendalough Valley. A tough climb is rewarded with breathtaking...

Derrybawn Woodland Trail (Orange Route)

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 to 4 Hours Walks
This walks starts with a steep climbing up beside the Polanass Waterfall before turn left...

JuJu's Adventures

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • wicklownews
  • Activities
JuJu’s Adventures: Visiting Glendalough…..Why not unlock its beauty with a wonderful Wicklow Adventure? Trail run...

Pinewood Lodge B&B

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Nestled in a woodland setting just 1 kilometre from Glendalough, Pinewood Lodge offers high quality...

Glenmalure Lodge

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Glenmalure Lodge is situated in the heart of the Wicklow Hills. Old world friendly atmosphere,...

Monastic City Gateway

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Glendalough, also known as the city of the seven churches, was enclosed within a circular...

Glendalough Woollen Mills

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Local Art
Glendalough Woollen Mills sells knitwear of both traditional and modern design made by local knitters....

Poulanass and St. Kevin's Cell Walk

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
The ‘Info Office’ makes an ideal start point for this walk; pop in to see...

Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul - Glendalough

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
The Cathedral is the largest of the seven churches in Glendalough.  It was built in...
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