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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

Blessington Greenway Walk

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
The Blessington Greenway walk links the historic town of Blessington with the Palladian mansion at Russborough House. The trail starts at Blessington and leads south...

West Wicklow Heritage Trail

  • Baltinglass
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
80 km / 50 miles / Full Day The county of Wicklow is naturally divided by the granite expanse of the Wicklow Mountains, the largest...

Public Transport (bus-train)

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

Rathsallagh Tipi Village

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

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...

Prospect House

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Prospect House, is a charming Georgian house colourwashed in a deep traditional ochre lime finish,...

Blessington Lakes Drive

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

Disc Golf Course - Kippure

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

The Manor Kilbride

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Drive southwards from Dublin through the gloriously rugged Wicklow Mountains and, at the foot of...

Blessington

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Towns & Villages
[vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column width="1/3"]Blessington is one of the biggest towns in West Wicklow.  Beside the...

Blessington Lakeshore Heritage Trail

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

Blessington Tourist Office

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

The Cow House @ June Blake's Gardens

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
The Cow House is a recently restored 19th Century farm building set in the grounds...

Charles Camping

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Local Shops
Charles Camping is Ireland's leading leisure retailer, specialising in Caravans, Tents, Trailer Tents, Awnings and...

South West Wicklow Heritage Trail

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

St. Mark's Cross

  • Blessington
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
The 4.2m high cross at Blessington Village Cemetery known as St Mark's Cross, was previously...

The Elbowroom Escape - Donard

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