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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

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Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul - Glendalough

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
The Cathedral is the largest of the seven churches in Glendalough.  It was built in several phases from the 10th through the early 13th century....

Poulanass and St. Kevin's Cell Walk

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • 2 Hours or less Walks
The ‘Info Office’ makes an ideal start point for this walk; pop in to see the animals and learn more about the history of the...

St Kieran's Church

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
To the south-east of  St. Kevin’s church lie the remains of St Kieran’s, the smallest...

Shekina Sculpture Garden

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
Garden Description: This one acre garden includes a stream with a bridge, two ponds on...

Glendalough International Hostel

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Accommodation
Situated in a national park, Glendalough International Youth Hostel is a comfortable accommodation for travellers...

Glendalough Spinc Walk (Blue Route)

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • 2 to 4 Hours Walks
The walk follows the Poulanass Waterfall before entering the Lugduff Valley. From there, a steep...

Glendalough Woollen Mills

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

Glendalough Distillery

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

St Kevin's Cross

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
St. Kevin's Cross is a fine example of a plain cross remarkably carved from a...

Derrybawn Woodland Trail (Orange Route)

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

Casey's Bar & Bistro @ The Glendalough Hotel

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Food & Drink
The old bar and lounge were transformed into an open space in 2015 and renamed Casey's...

Tour Wicklow Your Way

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
Tour Wicklow Your Way is an independent owner operated private tour service. Your driver Eamon...

Bramble Rock B&B

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Accommodation
Bramble Rock is a family run B&B situated 350 metres from the centre of Laragh...

Priest House - Glendalough

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
To the west of St Kevin’s Cross lies a small building known as the Priest’s...

Trooperstown Wood Lodge Guesthouse

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Located in the spectacular Wicklow mountains in Glendalough, Trooperstown Wood Lodge offers high quality, affordable...

Annamoe Trout Fisheries

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Annamoe Trout Fishery is situated in close proximity to the villages of Annamoe and Glendalough....

St. Kevin's Kitchen - Glendalough

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
St. Kevin’s Church better known as St. Kevin’s Kitchen is a nave-and-chancel church of the...

Heather House B&B

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Idyllically situated in the picturesque village of Laragh, just minutes from Glendalough National Park, Heather...
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