County Wicklow is known by many as the 'Garden of Ireland' with its grand outdoors. It has a range of scenery from coasts to peaks the county can be enjoyed whether you wish to explore the crags on the coastline or climb the mountains inland. The county is also a great location for those wishing to visit the capital city of Dublin. The area also received some of the best temperatures in Ireland with the summer months reaching averages of around 22°C.
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County Wicklow is called the Garden of Ireland and is a superb location for a cottage holiday which focuses on outdoor pursuits. From time spent taking a relaxing stroll through the countryside, to an afternoon spent at one of the paint balling centres, there is sure to be something for everyone on a cottage holiday in County Wicklow.
The outdoors in Wicklow is worth enjoying throughout as much of your holiday as possible as there is so much to see. With mountains, forested dales and granite gorges. These can be enjoyed either on foot, by bike or on horseback. You can enjoy guided tours throughout the county on horseback which is a great way to go exploring 'off the beaten track'.
One of the top destinations in County Wicklow is the community of Bray, which has many bars along the sea front and is host to a large number of festivals and fairs throughout the year. Holiday cottages within the county are very popular due to their location within easy reach of Dublin Airport.
Some other areas within the county that are not to be missed include the gardens of Mount Usher and Powerscourt, which is an explorer's paradise with its secret gardens and ornamental lakes it.
Golfers will also enjoy a holiday in County Wicklow as there are plenty of golf courses on offer, with many of our holiday cottages just a stones throw away from some of the most stunning links courses in the world!
There are also other attractions worth taking time out to see, including the National Sea Life Centre which is home to over 100 species of marine animals such as sharks. Other attractions also include the Glendalough monastery and the amazing sight of the meeting of the waters at Avoca.
Baltinglass and the surrounding area are filled to the brim with fascinating archeological sites just waiting to be discovered.
Bray is known as the gateway to the garden of Ireland and is a long established sea side town which offers visitors boat tours and delicious sea food.
Visit the town of Wicklow if you are looking for some great sailing as the town is famed for its harbour and yacht club.
The town of Avoca has been immortalized in the famous BBC television series Ballykissangel and is a most picturesque location for your County Wicklow cottage holiday.
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