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Welcome to Arklow

Arklow is a lively town in the southern corner of county Wicklow.  Arklow  was, in its day, one of the busiest ports in Ireland and a renowned centre for boat building and sea fishing as well as having a fine tradition in the pottery industry.

Situated on the River Avoca, the N11 road and the Dublin/Rosslare rail line, Arklow is an excellent base for exploring County Wicklow and neighbouring counties. The town is a good base from which to explore the Vale of Avoca to the east and the glorious sandy beaches of Brittas Bay to the north.

The beautiful Clogga Beach is situated about 6.5km by road south of Arklow Town. Arklow has an attractive main street with ornate lighting and a charming riverside walk. The fishing village character is still evident in an area called ”The Fisheries” and the port still boasts a sizeable fleet of fishing boats.

The imposing St Saviours’ Church, impressively floodlit at night, dominates the high ground of the town.

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Arklow Bay Hotel - Howard's Restaurant

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Food & Drink
At Howards Restaurant our experienced team of chefs combine traditional Irish dishes with an international twist, ensuring a meal not to be forgotten. We offer...

Arklow Bay Conference Leisure & Spa Hotel

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
The Arklow Bay Conference, Leisure & Spa Hotel is nestled in the heart of Co. Wicklow overlooking The Arklow Bay. A warm welcome awaits you...

The Ferrybank Lounge @ The Arklow Bay Hotel

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Food & Drink
This social centre is suitably located at the heart of Wicklow. No stay at Arklow...

Raheenleagh Wind Farm

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
The Farm is located in South Wicklow, west of Arklow, between Woodenbridge & Tinahely This...

Moneylands Farm Self Catering

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
The self-catering apartments are converted stone-built coach houses that sit overlooking the sea and mountains....

Clogga Caravan Park

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Clogga Caravan Park is the ideal place to relax and unwind. The views are truly...

The Bridge Hotel

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
The Arklow Bridge Hotel is a 15-bedroom accommodation ideally situated near both the River Avoca...

Bridgewater Shopping Centre

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Large Stores & Shopping Centres
Bridgewater Shopping Centre, Arklow is the South East's top shopping destination with more than 40...

Arklow Bay Leisure Centre & Spa

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
A prestigious building with a superb location, the Hotel's Leisure Club overlooks the Arklow estuary where...

Join Fleet - Peer to Peer Car Rental

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Car & Camper Van Hire
Fleet is the new peer to peer car rental app launching on iOS and Android...

Arklow South Beach & Wind Farm

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
A short walk from the Town Centre to the harbour area and then further along...

The Blue Cafe

  • Arklow
  • visitwicklow
  • Cafes & Deli's
Takes bookings, Walk-ins welcome, Good for groups or parties, Good for children, Takeaway, Catering, Table...

Stunt Drive Ireland

  • Arklow
  • wicklownews
  • Activities
We are Stunt Drive Ireland we are based in Avoca River Park, Arklow, Co Wicklow....

Emoclew Slí na Slainte

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
The Emoclew Slí na Sláinte is 3km in length and starts at the roundabout at...

7 Blackberry Glade

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
No 7 Blackberry Glade is situated close to the centre of Arklow Town. It is...

Glenart Walk

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
This loop walk allows views of Glenart Castle and on through woodland which includes oaks...

Arklow Bridge

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Arklow is divided by the river, which is crossed by the Nineteen Arches bridge, a...

The Bluewalk Tour - Arklow Tidy Town

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
The Bluewalk Tour in Arklow was developed by Arklow Tidy Town and follows the St....
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