Wicklow Mountains National Park, Glendalough Village

With historical sites, walking trails, rock climbing, fishing, and swimming, Wicklow Mountains National Park offers a great day out. Explore Glendalough—valley of two lakes—a 3 km (1.9 mi) tract of verdant greenery, which contains many important ancient buildings and ruins. Visit the monastic city, a series of partially ruined buildings that made up the monastery, which was founded by Saint Kevin in the 6th century. Here you can see the gateway, the round tower, the cathedral, the priest's house, St. Kevin's kitchen, and St. Kieran's church. Visit the upper lake, and walk one the many trails that wend their way through woods, bogs, grasslands, heath, and scree. For rock climbers, try the cliff faces at Miners' Road and bouldering in upper Glendalough. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Wicklow Mountains National Park and many more Glendalough Village attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Glendalough Village trip itinerary planning tool .
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  • Hi so I have been visiting the monastic site here for a number off years . Bringing hen people from all over the world but this was the first time I was asked to pay for parking .When I asked about th...  more »
  • The Wicklow mountains national park is a vast expanse of mountains, rivers and lakes. It makes for a very enjoyable hike, cycle or drive with spectacular views.  more »
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