After a few hours walking around Glendalough, you’ll understand what compelled St Kevin to settle here 1500 years ago. Its name derives from the Irish for ‘Valley of the Two Lakes’ and its st...
Driving or walking through the Sally Gap, you’ll experience a sense of remoteness which makes it hard to believe that Ireland’s capital is so near. Sometimes inaccessible in winter, the Sally G...
Avondale Forest Park
Avondale Forest Park is the location of Avondale House, birthplace of statesman Charles Stewart Parnell. However, the Park is also regarded as the birthplace of Irish forestry as tree species from...
One of Ireland’s top tourist destinations, Wicklow Gaol offers a fascinating glimpse of life in prisons of the past via an interactive tour led by experienced and passionate actor guides. BrookLo...
Dominated by dunes that cover approximately 100 hectares and shelter many species of flora and fauna, Brittas is a 5 km stretch of powdery sand that’s also an area of ecological importance. The b...
The Meeting of the Waters, Avoca
Fifteen minutes from BrookLodge & Macreddin Village, the meeting place of the Avonmore and Avonbeg Rivers was immortalised by poet Thomas Moore in his poem ‘The Meeting of the Waters’.
Mount Usher Gardens, Ashford
Just thirty minutes away, Mount Usher Gardens cover 20 acres and contain over 5,000 different species of plants and trees.
Tinahely Farm Shop
Fifteen minutes from BrookLodge and Macreddin Village, Tinahely Farm Shop’s friendly farm animals, activity barn and gift shop offer something that everyone in the family can enjoy.
Located between Blessington and Ballymore Eustace, Russborough House is reputed to be the longest house in Ireland and was built to enjoy unspoilt views of the Wicklow Mountains and Blessington Lak...