WICKLOW OUTDOORS

Welcome to the Garden County, where Ireland comes out to play.

From mountain to sea, Wicklow’s varied landscape offers an amazing playground for a wide variety of outdoor activities.  Wicklow’s sceneries is an amazing backdrop to thousands of outdoor enthusiasts every week.

Wicklow is home to the largest mountain area in Ireland with rollling hills, dense forrests and mountains reaching close to 1000 meters or 3000 feet high.  Wicklow’s many lakes, rivers, and 30 km coastline along the Irish Sea create a varied playground for watersports activities.

ECOTRAIL WICKLOW

Ecotrail Wicklow is Irelands largest Trail Running Event.  Choose from four distances 18k, 29k, 45k or 80k.  With a start and finish on Bray Seafong, participants run through some of Wicklows most scenic locations including Bray Head, Killruddery, Big Sugarloaf, Powerscourt Waterfall, the Wicklow Way, Lough Tay and the Vartry Reservoir.  Ecotrail Wicklow is scheduled the last weekend in September.

THE WICKLOW WAY

The oldest and the most scenic long distance linear walk in Ireland.
Find at links below, extensive information, Google Map, Printable maps to help you plan your journey along the Wicklow Way

UNIQUE OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES IN WICKLOW

Go deepsea fishing, spend a night in a tipi, get on a fatbike, cruise on an e-bike, learn to surf, play disk-golf:  Wicklow offers some unique experiences to enjoy the outdoors!

TOP OUTDOOR EVENTS IN WICKLOW

Wicklow is home to many outdoors events throughout the year.  Find here a selection of some of the most iconic and challenging events in Wicklow.

TOP TRAILS IN WICKLOW

Wicklow is home to more than 50 marked trails offering what is probably Ireland’s best walking destination.  Here are some of the most iconic walks Wicklow has to offer

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1 day ago

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For those of you missing the #wicklow Mountains, check out this emotive short film by Dooster, inspired by the Christy Moore song 'The Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains'.

This film comes in advance of the release on 13th April of the documentary, 'Coming Home: Ag Teacht Abhaile', about an ultramarathon runner returning to Ireland from San Francisco. Paddy O'Leary takes on the fastest known time in completing the 115km Wicklow Round, and rediscovEcoTrail WicklowugTrail Running Ireland - Irish OutdoorsaDoosterlow
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1 day ago

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Beat the quarantine blues and learn to paint! Rod Coyne of Avoca Painting School is offering a fantastic free download of his masterclass "Secrets of the Palette Knife”!

#StayatHome with Rod - download here - bit.ly/2JOdXyg

You can paint along with Rod Coyne at home, using this guide to landscape painting in the beautiful Vale of Avoca. Or just enjoy a welcome escape to the Wicklow mountains, with insights into the creative process.

Feel free to share this link with your art friends, friends and family the world over. 😊

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Beat the quarantine blues and learn to paint! Rod Coyne of Avoca Painting School is offering a fantastic free download of his masterclass Secrets of the Palette Knife”! 

#StayatHome with Rod - download here - https://bit.ly/2JOdXyg

You can paint along with Rod Coyne at home, using this guide to landscape painting in the beautiful Vale of Avoca. Or just enjoy a welcome escape to the Wicklow mountains, with insights into the creative process. 

Feel free to share this link with your art friends, friends and family the world over. 😊

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Gina Hynes

Mary Mac Neill

Justina McKeogh

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4 days ago

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Looking forward to enjoying beautiful #wicklow views again, like this one taken from the Spinc at Glendalough.

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Looking forward to enjoying beautiful #Wicklow views again, like this one taken from the Spinc at Glendalough. 

Thanks Ronan for the fabulous shot 😊
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Missing you beautiful glendalough... we will be back

Beautiful photo hope it's ok to share love walking up there

Great photo

Beautiful sight 😍

Fond memories.

Lovely photo

Wow!

It looks like the answers on down in that valley!

You could paint that Rita 🎨😊

One of my favourite spots

I think that isn't from the Spink?

Martin we do this when this is over 😉

Sharon Moran Lovely photo

Karen Nolan-Doyle Sinéad Greene 💗

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Louisiana CambiGermain Delaveau🤩

Heaven on earth.

Sarah Richardson the minute we can get out we're doing this

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