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Blessington Lakes

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Blessington Lakes, Blessington
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Welcome to the Blessington Lakes (Poulaphouca Reservoir)

Set in the Wicklow Mountains, the Blessington Lakes cover 5000 acres water. The Lakes were formed 50 years ago by the building of the Poulaphouca Dam and hydroelectric station.

The Poulaphouca reservoir is the largest man made lake in Ireland and is a great base for various outdoor activities.

The road around the lake offers amazing views over the reservoir and the Wicklow Mountains.  Drive or Cycle around the lake going through historic villages such as Valleymount, Ballyknockan or Lacken.

Walk the popular Blessington Greenway, visit nearby Russborough House and its interactive exhibition or enjoy a paddle on the lake.

Discover Blessington

Crafternoon Tea

  • Blessington
  • wicklownews
  • Cafes & Deli's
Crafternoon Tea on Main Street Blessington is a little oasis of elegance that invites you to relax and enjoy your freshly baked cake and cuppa...

Activity Centre @ The Avon Blessington

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Activities at TheAvon With our unrivalled outdoor activity venue, access to the beautiful Blessington Lakes, and as proud caretakers of the Blessington Greenway, The Avon...

Group Accommodation & Self-Catering Lodges at Kippure Estate

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Whether you are coming to Kippure Estate for your wedding reception or family function, a...

Rathsallagh Tipi Village

  • Baltinglass
  • wicklownews
  • Accommodation
Rathsallagh Tipi Village     Comfortable Tipi accommodation adjacent to lovely Rathsallagh Golf & Country...

Abhainn Ri Farmhouse

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Luxury Guest Bedrooms:   The old Victorian farmhouse at Abhainn Ri has been in the...

Blessington Lakes Drive

  • Blessington
  • visitwicklow
  • Attractions
On this 26km round trip you will get to experience one of Wicklow's hidden gems....

Charles Camping

  • Blessington
  • wicklownews
  • Local Shops
Charles Camping is Ireland's leading leisure retailer, specialising in Caravans, Tents, Trailer Tents, Awnings and...

Russborough House - Ireland's Ancient East

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Russborough was built between 1741-1750 and is regarded as one of Ireland’s most beautiful houses....

West Wicklow Heritage Trail

  • Baltinglass
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
80 km / 50 miles / Full Day The county of Wicklow is naturally divided...

Blessington Lakeshore Heritage Trail

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
The Blessington Lakes are nestled in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains. The waters of...

Tulfarris Golf Resort

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Situated on a 200 acre estate overlooking Poulaphouca and the Blessington Lakes at the foothills...

June Blake's Garden

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
For the last eleven years June Blake has devoted her time to creating an exciting,...

Blessington Greenway Walk

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
The Blessington Greenway walk links the historic town of Blessington with the Palladian mansion at...

The Elbowroom Escape - Donard

  • Baltinglass
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Venue Hire The elbowroom escape is a treasure nestled in the Wicklow landscape. Feel the...

Blessington

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Towns & Villages
[vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column width="1/3"]Blessington is one of the biggest towns in West Wicklow.  Beside the...

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
This church, just 7km from Blessington, commands stunning views out over the Blessington Lakes. It...

Hunting Brook Gardens

  • Blessington
  • wicklownews
  • Attractions
At the heart of this excitingly contemporary Irish garden lies Jimi’s Wicklow home, a modest...

Pure Result Boot Camp

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Find a new you! Pure Results is a fitness retreat with a difference. A seven...
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