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Blessington Lakes

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Blessington Lakes, Blessington
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Welcome to the Blessington Lakes (Poulaphouca Reservoir)

Set in the Wicklow Mountains, the Blessington Lakes cover 5000 acres water. The Lakes were formed 50 years ago by the building of the Poulaphouca Dam and hydroelectric station.

The Poulaphouca reservoir is the largest man made lake in Ireland and is a great base for various outdoor activities.

The road around the lake offers amazing views over the reservoir and the Wicklow Mountains.  Drive or Cycle around the lake going through historic villages such as Valleymount, Ballyknockan or Lacken.

Walk the popular Blessington Greenway, visit nearby Russborough House and its interactive exhibition or enjoy a paddle on the lake.

Discover Blessington

The Avon

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
The Avon, situated at the start of the Wicklow Greenway and only 30min drive from Dublin city. With spectacular views of Blessington Lakes, The Avon...

Group Accommodation & Self-Catering Lodges at Kippure Estate

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Whether you are coming to Kippure Estate for your wedding reception or family function, a corporate event, outdoor activities, hillwalking or simply to get away...

Kippure Adventure Activity Centre

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Whether you are looking for adventure and fun, for an educational experience, or if you...

Hunting Brook Gardens

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
At the heart of this excitingly contemporary Irish garden lies Jimi’s Wicklow home, a modest...

National Bird of Prey Centre

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
At the National Bird of Prey Centre you will get a chance to meet Birds...

June Blake's Garden

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
For the last eleven years June Blake has devoted her time to creating an exciting,...

Blessington Lakeshore Heritage Trail

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
The Blessington Lakes are nestled in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains. The waters of...

Blessington Lakes

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Welcome to the Blessington Lakes (Poulaphouca Reservoir) Set in the Wicklow Mountains, the Blessington Lakes...

Activity Centre @ The Avon Blessington

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Activities at TheAvon With our unrivalled outdoor activity venue, access to the beautiful Blessington Lakes,...

Blessington Lakes Drive

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
On this 26km round trip you will get to experience one of Wicklow's hidden gems....

Mermaid Arts Centre

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Arts Centres & Galleries
Since our launch in August 2002, Mermaid Arts Centre has made a splash in the...

Abhainn Ri Self Catering

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Abhainn Rí is a superb self-catering accommodation found in the heart of Wicklow, surrounded by...

CP Adventure Centre

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
We are an Outdoor Adventure Activity Company located at Russborough House & Parklands in Blessington,...

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
This church, just 7km from Blessington, commands stunning views out over the Blessington Lakes. It...

Crafternoon Tea

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Cafes & Deli's
Crafternoon Tea on Main Street Blessington is a little oasis of elegance that invites you...

The Elbowroom Escape - Donard

  • Baltinglass
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Venue Hire The elbowroom escape is a treasure nestled in the Wicklow landscape. Feel the...

West Wicklow Heritage Trail

  • Baltinglass
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
80 km / 50 miles / Full Day The county of Wicklow is naturally divided...

Disc Golf Course - Kippure

  • Blessington
  • JM Publishing
  • Activities
Kippure Estate is opening Ireland’s first official Disc Golf Course. We are extremely excited about...
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