Wicklow County Tourism

Heritage Sites & Local Attractions

The Halpin Trail – Cpt Robert Halpin

Halpin Trail

Wicklow Town, The Halpin Trail – Cpt Robert Halpin
A Celebration Of One Of The Greatest Mariners The World Has Ever Known The name of Robert Halpin will always be honoured here in Wicklow town but, outside its environs, too little is known about the man himself and his magnificent servic

Hollywood, County Wicklow and Hollywood, California

Sign on Dragoon Hill overlooking Hollywood Village

Hollywood, Co Wicklow and Hollywood, California, Hollywood
Foreign tourists who stumble on Hollywood in the course of their travels can often be seen posing for photographs in front of Guirkes’ old shop. The prominent sign on the facade Oifig an Phoist – Hollywood Post Office is clearly what dr

Aghowle Church

Aghowle Church, Shillelagh
The early monastery is reputed to have been founded in the early 6th century by St. Finian of Clonard in Co. Westmeath. The church, dating to the 12th century, is the only surviving structural remnant. This is a long rectangular building of

Arklow Bridge


Arklow Bridge, Arklow
Arklow is divided by the river, which is crossed by the Nineteen Arches bridge, a stone arch bridge linking the southern or main part of the town with the northern part, called Ferrybank. The Nineteen Arches bridge is the longest handmade s

Arklow South Beach & Wind Farm


South Quay, Arklow
A short walk from the Town Centre to the harbour area and then further along the road via Qualceram is the south beach and the jetty. Picnic tables are provided. Embrace the sea air and watch the harbour activities as you stroll and pass by

Ballymurrin Quaker Farmstead


Kilbride, Wicklow Town, Tel.: +353 404 48206
Set in a historic landscape of undulating contours, moods and hues, Ballymurrin Quaker Farmstead opens its doors to welcome visitors. Uncover the stories of this farmstead; those who lived, died, were imprisoned & emigrated.  Visit the

Baltinglass Abbey


Church Lane, Baltinglass
The abbey is situated on the east bank of the River Slaney on the North side of Baltinglass town. The six beautiful Gothic arches on either side of the nave, supported by alternate round and square pillars, are a noteworthy feature of the r

Black Castle


Black Castle, Wicklow Town
This castle ruin stands on a rocky promontory over the sea, at the eastern side of the town. Following the arrival of the Norman’s in 1169 Earl Strongbow was granted the lands along the East Coast. He in turn granted those lands to Ba

Bray Wanderers

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Quinsborough Rd, Bray
Bray Wanderers A.F.C. is an Irish football club playing in the premier Division of the league of Ireland. The club, founded in 1942 and elected to play in the league in 1985, hails from Bray and play their home matches at the Carlisle Groun

Castleruddery Stone Circle


Castleruddery Stone Circle, Donard
Castleruddery Circle is 1/2 km west of Glen Lounge cross roads, on the left hand side. There is a stile into the farmland. Directly across the Glen Road from the Stone Circle is the site of an early Irish Castle with symmetrically terraced