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Laragh Glendalough

Glendalough Monastic City – Ireland’s Ancient East

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Glendalough, Laragh Glendalough

Glendalough is home to one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland. This early Christian monastic settlement was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century and from this developed the “Monastic City”. Most of the buildings that survive today date from the 10th through 12th centuries. Despite attacks by Vikings over the years, Glendalough thrived as one of Ireland’s great ecclesiastical foundations and schools of learning until the Normans destroyed the monastery in 1214 A.D. and the dioceses of Glendalough and Dublin were united. Close to the monastic city is the interactive centre. The centre features an audio visual and has a model of the monastic site on display. You will be welcomed by a friendly and knowledgeable staff where all your questions will be answered.  Glendalough is one of the top attraction on Ireland’s Ancient East

Welcome to Laragh & Glendalough

The Glendalough Valley is a fantastic base for outdoor activities.  It is also a great location to stay, eat & shop.  Find on the link below a list of activities, accommodation, food & drink, services and more.

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GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 53.01198
Longitude: -6.32984

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Wicklow Mountains National Park - Information Centre

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
Wicklow Mountains National Park - information Centre Situated off the Green Road close to the Upper Lake, and approximately 100m from the Upper Lake Car Park...

Saint Kevin's Way

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  • fredwicklow
  • Above 6 Hours Walks
St Kevin’s Way follows in the footsteps of St Kevin through the hills of Wicklow to the monastic ruins in Glendalough. The main start for...

Shekina Sculpture Garden

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
'Catherine turned a visit into a little therapy session on the senses:  being told to...

Monastic City Gateway

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
Glendalough, also known as the city of the seven churches, was enclosed within a circular...

Glendalough Woollen Mills

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Local Art
Glendalough Woollen Mills sells knitwear of both traditional and modern design made by local knitters....

Trinity Church - Glendalough

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
The Trinity Church is part of the monastic settlements in the Glendalough Valley. The Church...

GLENDALOUGH GLAMPING

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Accommodation
Glendalough Glamping  is a family run enterprise. The family have lived in the Wicklow mountains...

Lynham's of Laragh

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Lynham’s family run hotel offers that warm welcoming friendliness that has made Irish hospitality world...

Ballybraid / Ballyboy Trail

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • 2 Hours or less Walks
A short and enjoyable walk which brings you to Ballyboy Viewpoint. From here you’ll get...

Avonmore Way

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • 2 to 4 Hours Walks
Description of Trail The Avonmore Way follows a mixture of minor road, forest road and track...

St Kevin's Cross

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
St. Kevin's Cross is a fine example of a plain cross remarkably carved from a...

Glendalough Visitor Centre

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
The visitor centre brings visitors back in time to the golden age of Irish History: ...

Trooperstown Wood Lodge Guesthouse

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Accommodation
Located in the spectacular Wicklow mountains in Glendalough, Trooperstown Wood Lodge offers high quality, affordable...

St. Kevin's Kitchen - Glendalough

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
St. Kevin’s Church better known as St. Kevin’s Kitchen is a nave-and-chancel church of the...

Glenmacnass Waterfall

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
The Glenmacnass River follows the Old Military road from Sally Gap to Laragh and Glendalough....

Glenmalure Lodge

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Accommodation
Glenmalure Lodge is situated in the heart of the Wicklow Hills. Old world friendly atmosphere,...

Wicklow Mountains Tour

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
The Wicklow Mountains Tour is an award-winning day trip from Dublin, that allows you to...

The Round Tower - Glendalough

  • Laragh Glendalough
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  • Attractions
The most famous of all the landmarks in Glendalough is the Round Tower which stands...
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