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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

Charles Camping

  • Blessington
  • wicklownews
  • Local Shops
Charles Camping is Ireland's leading leisure retailer, specialising in Caravans, Tents, Trailer Tents, Awnings and Accessories. At our premises in Blessington you can view the...

CP Adventure Centre

  • Blessington
  • wicklownews
  • Activities
We are an Outdoor Adventure Activity Company located at Russborough House & Parklands in Blessington, Co Wicklow. Only 30 mins drive from Dublin, this beautiful...

Blessington Lakeshore Heritage Trail

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

Public Transport (bus-train)

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Services
Getting to and around Wicklow by public Transport (bus-train) Bus Route 183 (Local Link): Wicklow...

Blessington Tourist Office

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Services
Blessington Tourist Office provides comprehensive information on what to do and places of interest to...

Threecastles, Oldcourt

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
A rectangular tower house with a barrel vault (a vault arched structure of monastery)  forming...

Rathsallagh Tipi Village

  • Baltinglass
  • wicklownews
  • Accommodation
Rathsallagh Tipi Village     Comfortable Tipi accommodation adjacent to lovely Rathsallagh Golf & Country...

Mermaid Arts Centre

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

Disc Golf Course - Kippure

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

Tulfarris Golf Resort

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Situated on a 200 acre estate overlooking Poulaphouca and the Blessington Lakes at the foothills...

Blessington Bookstore

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Cafes & Deli's
Opened since 2005, The Blessington Bookstore is nestled on the bustling, leafy green Blessington Main...

Seefin - Passage Grave

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
More interesting and more exciting to the general visitor are tombs known as Passage-Graves, which...

West Wicklow Heritage Trail

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

Activity Centre @ The Avon Blessington

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

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

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

The Avon

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
The Avon, situated at the start of the Wicklow Greenway and only 30min drive from...

Crafternoon Tea

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

National Bird of Prey Centre

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