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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9 hours ago

Visit Wicklow

Amazing take-away Afternoon Tea options for that special occasion or treat ☕🍰🥂

Glenview Hotel Wicklow has an 'Afternoon Tea To Go' which is available each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12pm - 4pm. Book in advance by 5pm on Thursday evening by calling 01 2740000.

Fabulous 'Afternoon Tea Box' by FOOD at Fishers #Newtownmountkennedy. A tiered mix of finger sized sandwiches, mini fruit scones with jam and cream, a selection of desserts & tea for two! Book with 24 hours notice by calling 01 2812892.

Victorian Tea Times #Arklow presents 'Quarantine Tea', bringing the unique Victorian Tea Times experience to your home. You will be equipped with white linen to dress your table, tea servers, tea pots, sugar bowls, tea cups and saucers, candles and of course your Afternoon Tea! Call 089 4285848 to order.

What a fantastic treat for birthday, anniversary or to celebrate family time at home!
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Amazing take-away Afternoon Tea options for that special occasion or treat ☕🍰🥂

Glenview Hotel Wicklow has an Afternoon Tea To Go which is  available each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12pm - 4pm.  Book in advance by 5pm on Thursday evening by  calling 01 2740000. 

Fabulous Afternoon Tea Box by FOOD at Fishers #Newtownmountkennedy. A tiered mix of finger sized sandwiches, mini fruit scones with jam and cream, a selection of desserts & tea for two! Book with 24 hours notice by calling 01 2812892. 

Victorian Tea Times #Arklow presents Quarantine Tea, bringing the unique Victorian Tea Times experience to your home.  You will be equipped with white linen to dress your table, tea servers, tea pots, sugar bowls, tea cups and saucers, candles and of course your Afternoon Tea! Call 089 4285848 to order.

What a fantastic treat for birthday, anniversary or to celebrate family time at home!Image attachmentImage attachment

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Kathy

Might be a good idea to put prices up on post too 😋

Looks fab.

Shannon O'Brien we may need to get the Glenview one

Ann Dickenson you and Margarer can day at home with tea cake wine

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3 days ago

Visit Wicklow

Tonight, Friday 23rd October, at 7pm, RTÉ One Nationwide comes to #wicklow!

The show visits the 'Miners Way', a new 19km hiking trail linking the three valleys of Glendasan, Glendalough and Glenmalure, by way of 10 historical mining sites.
Hear Robbie Carter talk about the explosion in 1957 that changed his life, and from Poet Jane Clarke, as she recites a poemBelmont Demesnebbie's story.

From the grouEcoTrail Wicklowemesne, we will also hear from the EcoTrail Wicklow race team of Paul Mahon and René Borg, who introduce us to the concept of this innovative International Trail Running Event.

Viewers will also see chef Tadgh Byrne cook uKillruddery House and Gardenshes', at the stunning Killruddery House and Gardens. These dishes have all been inspired by the natural lanWicklow Naturallyge of the County and developed by Wicklow Naturally to showcase Wicklow fWicklow Way WinesAnd see the process undertaken by Wicklow Way Wines in making their delicious range of Móinéir Wines – Blackberry, Strawberry and Raspberry Irish wines!

Should be a fantastic showcase of Wicklow, so be sure to Wicklow County Councilit the RTE Player later 🙂

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Aisling Barry

Caroline Hannan Angela Higgins

Síle O Byrne

Judy Brierton👍

Keith Grant

Gina Megannety Ciara Kelly Anne Bateman

We spent half a day hiking around Glendalough in October 2018. An almost spiritual experience. Absolutely stunning. Highly recommended.

Great programme - really interesting and of course, the scenery was stunning!

Shauna Padraig Greg Claire the new miners way route sounds like a nice route. Shauna, there's your run goal for post lockdown! 🏃‍♂️

Looking forward to this....

Great program .

Sean Hunt

Amazing places to visit x

Lovely Wicklow

Have to.check out on player

Tellement beau🤩😍

Love Wickla 💚

That's one for Dec

Great programme. Mademehomesick!

Will watch x

Niall Whelan

Craig Tyner. This is what I was talking about.

Ann-Marie, might be worth a look 👀.

Louise Smith

Karen Brierton

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4 days ago

Visit Wicklow

As we press pause on travel plans for now, we look forward to the better days ahead; when we can travel freely, spend more time with loved ones, and enjoy new or familiar experiences.

In the meantime, we will bring you beautiful images from Wicklow. Our dedicated tourism businesses can't wait to be able to welcome you back to the 'Garden of Ireland'.

Until then, Stay Safe and Stay Local 💚
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As we press pause on travel plans for now, we look forward to the better days ahead; when we can travel freely, spend more time with loved ones, and enjoy new or familiar experiences.  

In the meantime, we will bring you beautiful images from Wicklow.  Our dedicated tourism businesses cant wait to be able to welcome you back to the Garden of Ireland. 

Until then, Stay Safe and Stay Local 💚

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Lovely picture I used love crossing that river

Beautiful

We will be here to invite you to our beautiful county. Visit our beautiful forest walks . Kilruddery, Powerscourt, Wooden Bridge, Russborough. Great base to do Ireland Ancient East.

Lovely