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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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Miners Path Glenmalure

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
Once used by miners to reach the mines high above the valley floor this zigzag track starts in the Ballinafunshoge carpark. The narrow path leads...

Avondale Slí na Slainte

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
The Avondale Sli starts in front of the main house and takes you onto the Great Ride- the beautiful tree lined lawn which leads you...

Croneybyrne Courtyard Holiday Homes

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Travellers can enjoy a wonderful break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life...

Tipi Adventures

  • Rathdrum
  • wicklownews
  • Accommodation
Tipi Adventures Ireland is inspired by love for the outdoors. Camping with family and close...

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...

Hidden Valley

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Cycle the Sally Gap... Have you thought about cycling the Sally Gap, but thought it...
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