Attractions
/
Roundwood

Lough Tay – The Guinness Lake

Address
Lough Tay, roundwood

Welcome to the Guinness Lake!

Lough Tay is, along with Glendalough, one of the most photographed location in Wicklow.  The stunning scenery of the Lake surrounded by the mountains makes it one of the most iconic location in Ireland.

Lough Tay is fed by the Cloghoge River and then drains into Lough Dan, located to the south.  The beach on the northern side is bright white sand.  It was imported by the Guinness family who’s estate runs through part of the Lough Tay area.  The shape of the lake with the white sand at the top makes it look like a Pint of Guinness!

The best viewing point to see Lough Tay is along the Military Road above, at the junction with the Wicklow Way.  From there, enjoy the stunning views over the Wicklow Mountains.

NOTE:  Lough Tay itself is on private property and cannot be visited.

GPS Coordinates

Latitude 53.106598
Longitude -6.26667

Discover Roundwood

Wicklow Way - Part 2: Knockree to Roundwood

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Above 6 Hours Walks
This section has plenty of treats in store. First on the list is Powerscourt Waterfall, Irelands’ largest, as you climb high through Crone Wood the view...

Ireland Ways

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Walk Ireland's classic mountain trail, the spectacular Wicklow Way with IrelandWays.com, the cycling and walking holiday specialists. IrelandWays.com offers self-guided tours, as well as group...

Byrne & Woods Restaurant - Roundwood

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Food & Drink
Byrne & Woods Bar & Restaurant is a hidden gem. An old world cottage, transformed...

Wicklow Way Baggage

  • Aughrim
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Wicklow Way Baggage is a highly reliable service offering door-to-door baggage transfers between B&Bs, hotels...

Biking.ie

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Biking.ie are Wicklow's Cycling Experts Mountain Bike Rental 'The best hire bikes in Ireland' Helmet...

Legends of Glendalough

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Legends of Glendalough Glendalough is one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. It has...

Lough Tay - The Guinness Lake

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Welcome to the Guinness Lake! Lough Tay is, along with Glendalough, one of the most...

Special Ops Paintball

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Special Ops Paintball is the perfect place for an action-packed day out for any group...

Roundwood Reservoir - Vartry Trails

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
Welcome to Roundwood Vartry Reservoir.  There are a number of beautiful trails around the reservoir...

Loughdan House Walking Holidays

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Guided and Self guided Walking Holidays in the remote areas of Wicklow and Dublin Mountains...

Lough Dan House

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
'County Wicklow offers wonderful opportunities for anglers of every level. Wild Brown Trout are plentiful...

Footfalls Walking Holidays

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Footfalls Walking Tours; offering you over a decade of experience. You can choose from one...

Roundwood Caravan & Camping Park

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Roundwood Caravan and Camping Park is a four-star park situated in County Wicklow and just...

Wicklow Way Lodge

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Looking for elegant lodgings (Bed and Breakfast) en-suite and home cooking at affordable rates? Welcome...

The Coach House Roundwood

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
The Coach House, Roundwood, Co.Wicklow is one of the finest and highest pub restaurants in...

Public Transport (bus-train)

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

Loughdan House

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
'County Wicklow offers wonderful opportunities for anglers of every level. Wild Brown Trout are plentiful...

St Kevin's Bus Service

  • Roundwood
  • fredwicklow
  • Services
Founded in 1927, St. Kevin's Bus Service is a 100% Irish Family owned business. Starting...
Read More
Amenities not found.