Wicklow County Tourism

West Wicklow

Baltinglass

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Baltinglass, Baltinglass
Baltinglass and the surrounding area is rich in archaeological and historical sites. On the highest point of the hill north-east of the village lies a passage grave from the stone age, whose outer walls are finished in chalk not native to t

Blessington

Blessington

Blessington, Blessington
Blessington is one of the biggest towns in West Wicklow.  Beside the Blessington Lakes and the Wicklow Mountains, Blessington is steeped in history.  Around every corner there are buildings, statues, and relics of the past staring back at

Donard

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Donard, Donard
Donard/ Glen of Imaal is a pretty village at the northern end of Glen of Imaal. The place is associated with Michael Dwyer and the cottage in which he fought the encircling British troops in 1799 and escaped over the snow-covered mountains

Dunlavin

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Dunlavin, Dunlavin
Dunlavin is situated about 5km west of the main N81 and is very close to the Kildare County border. It is a peaceful village characterised by its unusually wide streets forming an expansive T-junction. Its crowning glory is the Courthouse C

Grangecon

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Grangecon, Grangecon
Grangecon (Irish: Gráinseach Choinn, meaning “Granary of the Hound”) is a picturesque village in West Wicklow. The village, still known by many as “The Hall” is set in a valley, halfway between Baltinglass and Dunlavin, in between

Hollywood

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Hollywood, Hollywood
Hollywood is a pleasant village at the end of the Wicklow Gap road. It has a long association with St. Kevin’s of Glendalough and many pilgrims passed here on the their way to the monastic settlement, until the practice ceased in earl

Kiltegan

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Kiltegan, Kiltegan
Kiltegan is a pretty village and it won Ireland’s tidiest town previously. Humewood Castle in Kiltegan is where the famous Wicklow rebel leader Michael Dwyer surrendered to Mr. Hume, MP of County Wicklow in 1803. It was agreed that he