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Rathdrum

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

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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...

Wicklow Way - Part 4: Glendalough to Glenmalure

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Above 6 Hours Walks
The Glendalough Visitors Centre is your start point and first port of call on Day 4. From here you cross the bridge and take the...

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...

Rathdrum

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Mid-East Wicklow
Rathdrum (Irish: Ráth Droma, meaning Ringfort of the Ridge) is a village in County Wicklow,...

Jubilee Looped Walk Rathdrum

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
One of the finest walks in the area, the Jubilee Loop takes in Famine Graveyards,...

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...

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...

Clissmann Horse Drawn Caravans

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Clissmann Horse Drawn Caravans offers you a holiday with a horse and a covered wagon,...

Shekina Sculpture Garden

  • Laragh Glendalough
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Garden Description: This one acre garden includes a stream with a bridge, two ponds on...

Glenmalure Valley & Waterfall

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
This remote and wild valley is the longest of its kind in Ireland and Britain....

Avondale Cairn Walk

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
Avondale House, famed for it’s beautiful forests and Charles Stuart Parnell's homeplace. This walk starts...

Hidden Valley

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

Greenan Maze

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Greenan Maze is set amidst the beautiful Wicklow hills on a pretty countryside farm.  With...

Wilderness Activities Ireland

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Wilderness Activities Ireland was founded to bring together peace, health and happiness to people in...

Clissman Donkey Walking Holidays

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
A most original walking holiday in the Wicklow Mountains - together with your donkey companion...

Coolalingo B&B - Glenmalure Valley

  • Rathdrum
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Coolalingo is located in the heart of the Glenmalure Valley and is within 150 metres...

Jacobs Well Pub & Restaurant

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

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...
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