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Woodenbridge Hotel

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Woodenbridge Hotel
Vale of Avoca, Arklow Co Wicklow
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This pleasant country hotel lays claim to the title of Ireland’s oldest hotel, with a history going back to 1608, when it was first licensed as a coaching inn on the old Dublin-Wexford highway
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Falconry
  • Fishing (coarse on site)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Gardens (Outstanding)
  • Golf nearby
  • Hunting/Shooting (nearby)
  • Mountain Biking nearby
  • Pool Table
  • Quad Biking nearyby
  • Walking - Hillwalking (recommended routes or guides available)
  • Banqueting
  • Breaks - Off Season
  • Breaks - Short
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Broadband WI/FI (No Charge)
  • Budget Accommodation (under €100 for two)
  • Business Hotel
  • Children's Baby Sitting Arranged
  • Conference Venue
  • Family Friendly
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms (accessible for less able)
  • Live Music
  • Location - Beach <5km
  • Location - By a river
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Private Parties
  • Romantic Venue
  • Smoking Area
  • Smoking Area Covered
  • Smoking Area Heated
  • Smoking Area Seated
  • Wedding Venue
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Woodenbridge Hotel

This pleasant country hotel lays claim to the title of Ireland’s oldest hotel, with a history going back to 1608, when it was first licensed as a coaching inn on the old Dublin-Wexford highway - and later came to prominence when gold and copper were mined in the locality.


Today, it is very popular for weddings and golf, and makes a friendly and relaxing base for a visit to this beautiful part of County Wicklow. Older bedrooms in the hotel have all been refurbished and are comfortably furnished, and many of them overlook Woodenbridge golf course; Woodenbridge Lodge offers forty newer en-suite rooms overlooking the River Aughrim.


As well as a more formal restaurant, food – possibly including some fine old traditional Irish dishes in honour of the hotel’s 400th anniversary - is available in the lively bar (traditional Irish music in summer).


*Golf breaks are a speciality and discounted green fees are offered on a number of local golf courses, with other activities for non-golfing partners if required.

Conferences/Banqueting (200/180); free broadband wi/fi, secretarial services. Rooms 62 (8 family rooms, 45 no smoking, 3 for disabled); B&B €50pps, ss €20; children welcome (under 12s free in parents' room; cots available without charge, baby sitting arranged). No pets. Food available 12.30-9. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 05-06-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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N11 to Arklow; turn off - 7km.

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