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The Bray to Greystones Cliff Walk was the winner of the Best Local Attraction at the 2020 Irish Independent Tourism Awards. The ceremony in the Mansion House saw the Wicklow Walk top the polls as Ireland Best Attractions. "We're absolutely delighted with the awards" says Fred Verdier, Tourism Officer at Wicklow County Council. "The stunning [...]

WEXFORD, WICKLOW AND WATERFORD TO PARTNER WITH THREE WELSH COUNCILS An exciting international project which brings together local authorities in Wicklow, Wexford and Waterford with colleagues in Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion in Wales was launched today (Tuesday). The Celtic Routes project aims to encourage visitors to explore new areas of South East Ireland and West [...]

Cool Planet Experience Awarded Top Global Honour in Themed Entertainment Sector Enniskerry attraction to be awarded for outstanding achievement by international body, the Themed Entertainment Association Ireland’s Cool Planet Experience has been awarded a ‘TEA Thea Award of Outstanding Achievement’ by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). The announcement was made by TEA on 19th November [...]

Taste the Island: The Most Mouth-Watering Wicklow Food Experiences. Wicklow is a melting pot for quality cuisine and this Autumn foodies can embark on several unique “Taste the Island” experiences, which showcase local food and drink.  Meet the makers of fabulous local fare, including growers, bakers, distillers and brewers, take on a food trail and [...]

BUY YOUR WICKLOW CALENDAR ONLINE HERE! The calendar is packed full of stunning pictures of the beautiful landscape of Wicklow which have been donated by 10 local talented photographers. All money raised from The Wicklow Calendar will go straight to the 7 Cancer Support Centres in the County and the Wicklow Hospice Foundation. This year, both West Wicklow Cancer Support and Roundwood Cancer [...]

Ecotrail Wicklow took place on Saturday 28th with start and finish line on Bray Seafront.  More than 1100 participants ran up the Wicklow Mountains, through iconic locations such as Bray Head, Killruddery, Big Sugarloaf, Powerscourt Waterfall, The Wicklow Way and Roundwood Reservoir. Ecotrail Wicklow offered 4 distances to choose from:  18k, 28k, 45k and 80k. [...]

For the first time ever, the Taste of Wicklow 2019 becomes a 3-day event. The fun-filled weekend kicks off on Friday 28th June with the showing of the family outdoor movie “The Greatest Showman”. Doors open at 9pm, with snacks, music and a full bar available with the movie starting at 10.20pm. The fun-filled weekend [...]

LocalLink is operating a new service from Wicklow Town to Glendalough. There are up to 4 daily services scheduled from Sunday to Thursday and 6 Fridays and Saturdays. The bus stops at the following locations: Wicklow Town (Wicklow Gaol, Grand Hotel & Train Station) Rathnew Ashford Roundwood Annamoe Laragh Glendalough Fares:  Free Travel Pass holders [...]

The guidelines are provided by the Wicklow Outdoor Recreation Committee (WORC) for the use of any individual, community group or professional body that are involved in organising an event that takes place in Wicklow’s Outdoor Recreation Areas. Examples of these events include: walking festivals; challenge walks; adventure and multi-sport races; mountain marathons; charity challenges; fund-raising [...]

FOOD AND BEVERAGE STRATEGY FOR WICKLOW LAUNCHED Developing County Wicklow as a leading food and drink location is the objective of a major new strategy launched by Wicklow County Council and the Local Community Development Committee. The County Wicklow Food and Beverage Strategy 2019-2021 highlights the county’s strengths and opportunities in the sector and sets [...]

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