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Wicklow Lighthouse

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Wicklow Head
Co Wicklow

No. of houses or units:

No. of bedrooms: 2

No. sleeps: 3 / 4

No. of bathrooms: 2


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Wicklow Lighthouse

Wicklow Head Lighthouse has safeguarded and decorated the scenic Wicklow coastline since 1781. It is a peace seeker’s haven with inspiring and refreshing views of the Irish Sea. The landscape and scenery surrounding the lighthouse provide a perfect backdrop for a unique and memorable break .

Two lighthouses were built on Wicklow Head in September 1781. One is on Long Hill, and is known as the upper or rear light; the other was on the saddle of the headland and was known as the tower or front light.

Nothing now remains of the front tower, but the rear tower still stands on Long Hill. The Irish Landmark Trust acquired the lighthouse in 1996, and set about conserving the tower. It is approximately 95 feet high, and still functions as a long established landmark for sailors.

The lighthouse is a truly inspiring place to stay.

Special Note: There are 109 steps to the kitchen on the top floor.

Details:

  • sleeps 4
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • 1 double futon in sitting room
  • 1 bathroom
  • electric central heating
  • on site parking

Information on Location

Nearest Town: Wicklow Town
Distance (km): 5
Time Away: 5 mins

Nearest Airport: Dublin Airport
Distance (km): 73
Time Away: 1 hr 15 mins

Nearest International Ferry Port: Dun Laoghaire
Distance (km): 43
Time Away: 40 mins

Nearest Station: Wicklow Town
Distance (km): 1
Time Away: 3 mins

Dublin

Distance (km): 56
Time Away: 55 mins

Waterford

Distance (km): 128
Time Away: 2 hrs

Cork

Distance (km): 248
Time Away: 3 hrs 50 mins

Killarney

Distance (km): 321
Time Away: 5 hrs

Limerick

Distance (km): 241
Time Away: 3 hrs 25 mins

Galway

Distance (km): 264
Time Away: 3 hrs 50 mins

Sligo

Distance (km): 255
Time Away: 3.5 hrs

Belfast

Distance (km): 228
Time Away: 2 hrs 50 mins

Athlone

Distance (km): 171
Time Away: 2.5 hrs

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