Welcome to the Garden County, where Ireland comes out to play.

From mountain to sea, Wicklow’s varied landscape offers an amazing playground for a wide variety of outdoor activities.  Wicklow’s sceneries is an amazing backdrop to thousands of outdoor enthusiasts every week.

Wicklow is home to the largest mountain area in Ireland with rollling hills, dense forrests and mountains reaching close to 1000 meters or 3000 feet high.  Wicklow’s many lakes, rivers, and 30 km coastline along the Irish Sea create a varied playground for watersports activities.


Wicklow is organising the prestigeous Trail Running Event.  Ecotrail Wicklow will start and finish on Bray Seafront in September, and include some of Wicklow’s most scenic locations:  Bray Head, Killruddery, Sugarloaf, Powerscourt Waterfall, Lough Tay


The oldest and the most scenic long distance linear walk in Ireland.
Find at links below, extensive information, Google Map, Printable maps to help you plan your journey along the Wicklow Way


Go deepsea fishing, spend a night in a tipi, get on a fatbike, cruise on an e-bike, learn to surf, play disk-golf:  Wicklow offers some unique experiences to enjoy the outdoors!


Wicklow is home to many outdoors events throughout the year.  Find here a selection of some of the most iconic and challenging events in Wicklow.


Wicklow is home to more than 50 marked trails offering what is probably Ireland’s best walking destination.  Here are some of the most iconic walks Wicklow has to offer

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*** June #WicklowOutdoors photo competition*** VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE 😊 Some fabulous photos this month!

Just hit the like/love button on the photo you think should win one of our exclusive Wicklow Outdoors t-shirts!

1. Claire's post-hike photo, overlooking Lough Bray.
2. Forest Horse Trekking, by Wicklow Equi Tours
3. Reflections at Blessingon Lakes, by Stephen
4. Tommy peering into the Guinness Lake, by Gosia

If you'd like the chance to win your very own Wicklow Outdoors t-shirt, head over to our Instagram profile for more info - bit.ly/WicklowOutdoorsComp
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Blessington Greenway to be extended!!!
Wicklow County Council is being allocated €5million towards the development of the new Blessington E-Greenway.

The Department of Transport Tourism & Sport is to announce their 2019 offers of funds to Local Authorities under the National Greenway Strategy Funding Programme. The plans here are for the completion of a ‘state of the art’ 42kms of looped walking and cycling trail, encircling the Blessington Lakes.

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Nicky Condellstevens the boys would live this

Lisa Charles. This looks amazing !

Martin Blake

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Shanine Acedo

Shanine Acedo

About time, they should have done this in the 1980's

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Wicklow has some of the best food producers in all of Ireland, so we thought we'd let you know about some foodie events and courses taking place over the summer!

🎊 Taste of Wicklow is the South East's largest Food Festival, on from 28th to 30th June in #Wicklow town. Enjoy live cookery demos with top chefs Derry Clarke, Paul Kelly and Catherine Fulvio, visit over 30 food producers and enjoy lots of kids entertainment and music too! More - bit.ly/2Z75MUe

🍞 Bread Baking Masterclass' in July and August at Macreddin, with Evan Doyle of BrookLodge, #Aughrim. Take in a demo on how to bake bread the old fashioned way… using a Soda Pot over an open turf fire, and tips & recipes to take home. More - bit.ly/BreadMakingMasterclass

😋 Love Chicken Wings? Then head to Bray for the Wingsfoodfest 2019 in July. The weekend festival includes over 15 top-notch wing pop up’s who will be serving up some of the mightiest, hottest, finger-lickin’ chicken wings going! More - bit.ly/WingsFoodFest

🍰 Take a cookery short-break or class at Ballyknocken House & Cookery School, #Wicklow. A different theme runs every weekend from 'Super Foods', to 'Italian Kitchen' to 'Fresh from the Garden' Courses. More - bit.ly/BallyknockenCookerySchoolWicklow

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Bernadette Driscoll yummy!

The wings food fest looks interesting !🐓🍗🐓🍗 👍😂😂