Wicklow has always been known as the Garden of Ireland. With its picturesque rocky landscape, wild lush glens and sea shores. The region is south of Dublin and the unassuming community of a similar name sits directly on the bank of the Irish Sea.
Mountain climbers and bikers can meander the moving slopes and valleys of the Wicklow Mountains National Park and there’s a true to life shoreline holding on to be investigated. Once the evening hits, you can absorb the environment in the inviting entertainment venues that dab the open country.
Hostels in Wicklow are both cost effective and sociable. All of the hostels within Wicklow town are run by locals who have lived their whole life in Wicklow and this friendly area will have no shortage of locals recommending attractions that you must see for yourself.
Wicklow Mountains National Park rules the province, with 220-square kilometers of heath-covered inclines and pinnacles, profound lakes and the devout site of Glendalough Valley. Wicklow town is a minimized local area that shapes a half moon around its bustling harbor. You’ll discover conventional bars, shops and painted terraced houses covering the streets around Fitzwilliam Square and the high road.
At the north finish of town is the wetland asylum of The Murrough, where there’s untamed life and water sports. Only south of the town, Brittas Bay is the region’s well known sandy sea shore.
If you like to hike, walk or cycle, we would urge you to take advantage of the dazzling environmental scenes. Walk the Wicklow Way to take in woodlands, farmland and quick streaming mountain streams or horse journey the pioneer way of Saint Kevin’s Way. Powerscourt Waterfall, Ireland’s most elevated, is a 121-meter course on the River Dargle close to Enniskerry. Wicklow town’s principle fascination is the probably spooky Historic Gaol, a previous prison that tells the story of a ruthless eighteenth century jail. Up by the remains of the Black Castle, neglecting the harbor, is the ideal spot for fried fish and French fries with a view.
Wicklow town is about an hour’s drive from Dublin Airport. You can take the Airlink Express 747 to Dublin’s Connolly Station to get an Irish Rail train to Wicklow in around 75 minutes. A train administration from here additionally goes to Rosslare for ships to Pembroke in Wales and Cherbourg, France. Transport Éireann highway 133 and Wexford transport course 740A hurry to and from the air terminal in just shy of two hours.
Set on the edge of Wicklow Mountains National Park, this straightforward, countryside hostel is a 6-minute walk from Glendalough Monastic Site and 10 km from Glenmacnass Waterfall.