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Wicklow is home to more than 50 marked trails offering what is probably Ireland’s best walking destination.  Below are some of the most iconic walks Wicklow has to offer: BRAY HEAD CLIFF WALK This linear walk takes you from Bray to Greystones along the stunning coastal path. Grade: Moderate Distance: 7km MORE INFO BLESSINGTON GREENWAY The Blessington [...]

SHILLELAGH UNVEILS IT'S SHILLELAGH STICK + SHILLELAGH HERITAGE TRAIL Saturday 10th of November, The village of Shillelagh unveiled the oak carved Shillelagh Stick sculpture in the village green, followed by the official launch of the stunning Shillelagh Heritage trail. Next to the sculpture, the interprative sign celebrates the fascinating history of the stick from its [...]

Wicklow Launches its new Outdoors Brand Wicklow County Tourism in partnership with Wicklow County Council, have launched its new promotional brand:  Wicklow Outdoors! Because of its unique varied terrain and landscape Wicklow is offering its residents and visitors a tremendous playground for many outdoor activities:  walking, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, golfing, kayaking, surfing, [...]

REFERENCES MAPS VIDEO Two days E-Bike Journey from Dublin to Wicklow This has probably been one of the most exciting and exhilarating two days trip we have put together.  For a long time we have been wondering about doing Wicklow on electric bikes.  We recently found an e-bike rental company that operates right in the [...]

Delgany team beat Balmoral Team to hold the Ryder Cup 8 Celebration Trophy for 2 years when it will again be played for in Balmoral. Delgany Golf Club, Co Wicklow and Balmoral Golf Club, Belfast are the only two clubs in the world who can claim a direct link to four Ryder Cup players. To [...]

New Wicklow Way Online Resource Section Available on VISITWICKLOW.IE Wicklow County Tourism has recently made available an extensive online resource section on, dedicated to help users plan and enjoy the Wicklow Way.  Find there an online map, printable or downloadable maps, planning suggestions, and detailed information for each of the sections on of the [...]

REFERENCES MAP VIDEO Two Days along the Wicklow Way from Tinahely to Glendalough This August, we decided to check the Southern part of the Wicklow Way from Tinahely to Glendalough. The stretch is roughly 45km and turned out to be a great challenge through exiting landscape and sceneries. The Woodenbridge Hotel was going to be [...]

REFERENCES MAP Walk / Run from Bray to Glendalough:  Three Days in Wicklow! For our June 2018 Press Trip, with the support of Fáilte Ireland & Tourism Ireland we invited Outdoors journalists from Southern Europe to experience some of Wicklow's best trails.  Ultra runner Pablo Criado and Photographer Quim Farrero represented Spain and Trail Magazine, while [...]

Image Copyright Lorraine Teevan Strip and Dip Wicklow Saturday 9th June – 2,505 took  part  to beat Guinness World Record of 786 2,505 ladies took part and absolutely smashed the record held by Perth Australia.  Certified by Guiness Book of World Records.  While Perth has a sea and air temperature of 22 degrees, the Irish [...]

Wicklow's Hidden Gardens - Two Day Tour May 2018 Our May 2018 Press Trip brought us through some of Wicklow’s best hidden gardens:  Start at June Blake’s and Hunting Brook Gardens in Blessington. Quick lunch at Grangecon Cafe,  Check the Rhododendrons and Birds of Prey Centre at Russborough House and finish the day in Kiltegan [...]