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Rathdrum

Rathdrum

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Rathdrum (Irish: Ráth Droma, meaning Ringfort of the Ridge) is a village in County Wicklow, Ireland. It is situated high on the western side of the beautiful Avonmore Valley and offers the tourist majestic views of the River Avonmore, which flows through the Vale of Clara.

Rathdrum was the birthplace of Charles Stewart Parnell, one of the greatest political leaders of modern Irish history. Visitors are introduced to Avondale House by way of a video presentation of the life of Parnell, which is followed by a stroll around this historic house. The house is set amongst the Avondale Forest, which is excellent for both picnics and walking. In the town there is the Parnell National Memorial Park.

GPS Coordinates

Latitude 52.932312
Longitude -6.231101

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National Botanic Garden @ Kilmacurragh

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  • Attractions
ATTRACTION GARDEN Location: Mid East Wicklow Description:  Around the ruins of a fine Queen Anne style house lie 52 acres of wild Robinsonian gardens. Began in...

Drumgoff Forest Walk (Mountain Access Route)

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
This route provides several access options to the open mountains below Carrawaystick Mountain. The route can also be started or finished at two of the...

Wicklow Way Baggage

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  • Activities
Wicklow Way Baggage is a highly reliable service offering door-to-door baggage transfers between B&Bs, hotels...

Shay Elliot Glenmalure - Mountain Access Route

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
The Shay Elliot car park sits on a high mountain pass between Laragh and Glendmalure....

Avondale Cairn Walk

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
Avondale House, famed for it’s beautiful forests and Charles Stuart Parnell's homeplace. This walk starts...

Hidden Valley Holiday Park

  • Rathdrum
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  • Accommodation
Hidden Valley Holiday Park is a serene haven of relaxation located in Rathdrum, County Wicklow....
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