Rathdrum Walking Festival:  Viking Ship, Heritage and fantastic outdoors In the Viking Ship Museum of Roskilde in Denmark, a reconstruction of the second largest Viking ship ever found can be seen. The name of the ship is the Havhingsten fra Glendalough or the Sea Stallion from Glendalough. The original ship was built in Dublin around [...]

Stunning Timelapse and Aerial Footage of Wicklow Purple Peak Adventures have created some of Wicklow's most beautiful timelapse and aerial footage.  See below a collection of some of their current work showcasing County Wicklow Scenes of some of Wicklow's most stunning sceneries, shot over 12 months Shot in January and February of 2016 using time lapse [...]

Video:  Wicklow, Created by Nature, Made by the People A landscape molded by an ice-age that thawed 10,000 years ago;  Where glacier valleys lye between towering mountains; Where dense woodland blankets rolling hills;  where bubbling streams feed mountain lakes; and where patchwork fields meet the Irish Sea:  Wicklow! The Garden of Ireland has been blessed [...]

Choose the cover of the 2017 Tourism Map! This year, we are presenting four images from Wicklow Photographer David Heath Williams (braybeach@gmail.com).  David offered four stunning images, and we want you to decide which you want to feature on Wicklow Tourism's annual tourism map. Fill the form below and be in to win a Family Pass [...]

Destination South Wicklow:  Rathgall, Aghwole & Rathwood A mix of Bronze Age, Early Christian, Chocolate & Family Fun! Welcome to the Deep Southern end of County Wicklow.  This is probably the most remote location in the County: beyond the villages of Aughrim, Tinahely and Shillelagh, on the Carlow border.  Yet, as remote as it might [...]

To Begin Again. Return Again – Winter Migrants on Kilcoole Beach by Seán Ó Súilleabháin – January 11th 2017 Photo Nick Bradshaw www.fotonic.ie On Wednesday the 4th of January, The Irish Times had a photo by Nick Bradshaw of a gaggle of geese flying over Kilcoole beach, silhouetted against an ochre sky as the sun went down behind [...]

Wandering in a Wicklow Wonderland By Seán Ó Súilleabháin – Dec 2016 In Joni Mitchel’s song River, as everyone is busy preparing for Christmas, she sings of skating away on a river, wishing for her feet to fly and escape the city. I suspect that this may be a sentiment felt by some people over the […]

New Book:  ‘Wicklow Bound’, A Seasonal Guide by Seán Ó Súilleabháin After ten years of living in and exploring Wicklow, Seán Ó Súilleabháin has composed a magnificent and unique guide to Ireland’s Garden County. Commencing in January, each chapter covers a new month and thoughtfully details the subtle changes to be observed in the countryside […]

Rocking around the Christmas trees ♫ Choose/Cut your own Christmas Tree in Wicklow! By Annette Kelly Every December, buying our Christmas tree is a major event in the children’s Advent calendar – and all they want for Christmas is a real Christmas tree! For the first time last year, we decided to make an experience […]