WICKLOW OUTDOORS

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.

ECOTRAIL WICKLOW

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 WICKLOW WAY

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

UNIQUE OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES IN WICKLOW

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!

TOP OUTDOOR EVENTS IN WICKLOW

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.

TOP TRAILS 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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23 hours ago

Visit Wicklow

Great news! We are delighted to reveal that #Wicklow attractions and businesses have been shortlisted in a fantastic SIX categories in the 2020 Irish Independent Reader Travel Awards! #IndoTravelAwards

🏞️ Glendalough - 'Ireland’s Favourite Visitor Attraction' category.
🚶‍♂️ Bray to Greystones Cliff Walk - 'Ireland’s Favourite Local Attraction' category.
🌊 Brittas Bay - 'Ireland’s Favourite Beach' category.
🍽 Avoca Ireland - 'Ireland’s Best Breakfast' category.
🏕️ Hidden Valley Holiday Park - 'Ireland’s Favourite Small Stay' category.
💆 ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel, Autograph Collection- 'Ireland’s Favourite Spa' category.

Winners announced on 17th January 2020. Good Luck to all the nominees 🤞

Independent.ie Travel
Wicklow County Council
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Great news!  We are delighted to reveal that #Wicklow attractions and businesses have been shortlisted in a fantastic SIX categories in the 2020 Irish Independent Reader Travel Awards!  #IndoTravelAwards

🏞️ Glendalough - Ireland’s Favourite Visitor Attraction category.
🚶‍♂️ Bray to Greystones Cliff Walk - Ireland’s Favourite Local Attraction category.
🌊 Brittas Bay - Ireland’s Favourite Beach category.
🍽 Avoca Ireland - Ireland’s Best Breakfast category.
🏕️ Hidden Valley Holiday Park - Ireland’s Favourite Small Stay category.
💆 ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel, Autograph Collection-  Ireland’s Favourite Spa category.

Winners announced on 17th January 2020. Good Luck to all the nominees 🤞 

Independent.ie Travel 
Wicklow County Council

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3 days ago

Visit Wicklow

The Wicklow Calendar 2020 is now available, packed full of stunning pictures of the beautiful landscape of #wicklow. This makes an ideal gift for friends and family near and far.

Buy it online in time for Christmas - bit.ly/36SURBo

All photos have been donated by 10 loThe Wicklow Calendarraphers, and money raised from The Wicklow Calendar will go straight to Wicklow Hospice Foundationes in the County and the Wicklow Hospice Foundation.
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The Wicklow Calendar 2020 is now available, packed full of stunning pictures of the beautiful landscape of #Wicklow. This makes an ideal gift for friends and family near and far.

Buy it online in time for Christmas - http://bit.ly/36SURBo

All  photos have been donated by 10 local, talented photographers, and money raised from The Wicklow Calendar will go straight to the 7 Cancer support centres in the County and the Wicklow Hospice Foundation.Image attachmentImage attachment

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