Information Wicklow Ireland


General information Wicklow

County Wicklow rests on Irelandís Eest coast, overlooking the Irish Sea. The county was named after the town of Wicklow (which derives from the Old Norse name VŪkingalŠg or Wykynlo). Along with the stunning coastline, the Wicklow Mountains afford the county some amazing land and seascapes. Towns such as Bray and Greytstones offer ample opportunity to enjoy both.

County Wicklow was the last of the original counties to be established in Ireland in 1606 from land previously part of County Dublin and County Carlow Establishment as a distinct county was aimed at controlling some of the local groups, such as the O'Byrnes. Wicklow offers both the tranquility of the countryside and the convenience of the city as it borders county Dublin. County Wicklow offers some of the finest walking trails in Ireland includine Wicklow Way, with 132 km of signed walking trails

Accommodation in Wicklow

Wicklow provides you with a host of accommodation options to suit your requirement and your budget. Bed & Breakfast, Guest Houses, Hostels, Hotels and Farm Houses are some of the possible alternatives for your stay in Dublin.

Hotels in Wicklow

Many of the hotels in Wicklow offer either views of the Irish countryside or fantastic vistas of the Irish Sea. Whether you are looking for a modern complex or a converted building, Wicklow has it all with hotels such as the Arklow Bay Conference, Leisure & Spa Hotel, the BrookLodge & Wells Spa and the Esplanade Hotel.

Bed & Breakfast in Wicklow

Bed & breakfast accommodation in Wicklow spoil you with a comfortable and affordable stay along with delicious home cooked breakfast to suit your budget. B&B in Wicklow includes names such as Old Rectory and Woodville B&B which are close to the town of Bray.

Wicklow Restaurants

Wicklow restaurants serve international cuisine and traditional Irish favourites, with many specialising in fresh fish caught in the Irish Sea. Popular restaurants in Wicklow include the Hungry Monk in Greystones and Bates Restaurant in Rathdrum.

Shopping in Wicklow

Wicklow provides shopping sprees with an enjoyable experience with the Bridgewater Shopping Centre just one option providing a range of fashionable outlets. Wicklow is also connected to Dublin City via the N11. Here shoppers can enjoy the exclusive delights of Grafton Street and Henry Street.

Wicklow Car Rental

Car rentals in Wicklow facilitate cars on rent for a pre defined period and according to budget. There are many options such as Ashford Car Hire, Newcastle Car Hire, Enniskerry Car Hire, Wicklow Car Hire and Bray Car Hire.

Wicklow Golf

Wicklow has many championship links and parkland golf courses, including Druids Glen, Woodenbridge, Tulfarris and Rathsallagh Golf Clubs