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Arklow is a lively town in the southern corner of county Wicklow.  Arklow  was, in its day, one of the busiest ports in Ireland and a renowned centre for boat building and sea fishing as well as having a fine tradition in the pottery industry.

Situated on the River Avoca, the N11 road and the Dublin/Rosslare rail line, Arklow is an excellent base for exploring County Wicklow and neighbouring counties. The town is a good base from which to explore the Vale of Avoca to the east and the glorious sandy beaches of Brittas Bay to the north.

The beautiful Clogga Beach is situated about 6.5km by road south of Arklow Town. Arklow has an attractive main street with ornate lighting and a charming riverside walk. The fishing village character is still evident in an area called ”The Fisheries” and the port still boasts a sizeable fleet of fishing boats.

The imposing St Saviours’ Church, impressively floodlit at night, dominates the high ground of the town.

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Raheenleagh Wind Farm

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
The Farm is located in South Wicklow, west of Arklow, between Woodenbridge & Tinahely This is an ideal family destination where the trails lead up...

Arklow Bridge

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Arklow is divided by the river, which is crossed by the Nineteen Arches bridge, a stone arch bridge linking the southern or main part of...

Clogga Caravan Park

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Clogga Caravan Park is the ideal place to relax and unwind. The views are truly...

Emoclew Slí na Slainte

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • 2 Hours or less Walks
The Emoclew Slí na Sláinte is 3km in length and starts at the roundabout at...

The Blue Cafe

  • Arklow
  • visitwicklow
  • Cafes & Deli's
Takes bookings, Walk-ins welcome, Good for groups or parties, Good for children, Takeaway, Catering, Table...

The Bridge Hotel

  • Arklow
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
The Arklow Bridge Hotel is a 15-bedroom accommodation ideally situated near both the River Avoca...
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