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Rathdrum

Rathdrum

DISCOVER RATHDRUM

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

Discover Rathdrum

Ballygannon Green Walk

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
This trail starts in the car park and is an ideal outing for all the family. It’s a short walk through Norway Spruce and Oak....

Wicklow Way-Avonmore Way

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • wicklownews
  • 2 to 4 Hours Walks
Description of Trail The Avonmore Way follows a mixture of minor road, forest road and track as it skirts around Trooperstown Hill and winds its way...

Ballygannon Red Walk

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
Ballygannon Woods forms part of the Millennium Forests project, where over 1.6 million native trees...

Jacobs Well B&B

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Jacob's Well Bed and Breakfast accommodation is located on the Main Street in Rathdrum, County...

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....

Jacobs Well Pub & Restaurant

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Food & Drink
Our comfortable and welcoming pub is a multiple winner of the highly prestigious Black &...
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