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Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow

Newtownmountkennedy (Irish: Baile an Chinnéidigh meaning "Town of the Kennedys"), is a village in County Wicklow just off the N11 road to Wexford. It is about 14 km (9 miles) north of Wicklow Town approximately 30 km (19 miles) from Dublin. The area is currently expanding rapidly and is a dormitory town for many workers commuting to Dublin and Bray.

The village with the longest name in Ireland has been a popular tourist destination for the last century. A picturesque village set in woodlands and glens including Glen O’Downs, Altidore, Callowhill and Kilmurry.

There is a nature reserve at nearby Kilcoole that runs most of the way to Wicklow Town where it leads to the Broadlough.

Golfers have a choice of 2 of the regions most challenging courses at Druids Glen Golf Club and there are many others nearby. Other outdoor activities include horse rising, fishing and walking.




Gardens

Kilmacurragh Arboretum - National Botanic Garden - Kilbride County Wicklow Ireland
Kilmacurragh Arboretum - National Botanic Garden
Redcross, Co. Wicklow
Kilmacurragh is a most exciting place to visit, for here you can time travel between the plant hunting of the Victorian era and see the results of today’s plant hunting in action. Grown from seed gathered in the wild, some of the new i ...
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Golf

Macreddin Golf Club - Macreddin Village Aughrim Co Wicklow Ireland
Macreddin Golf Club
Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow
Course Type: Parkland
Incorporating 160 acres of Macreddin Valley, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, Macreddin Golf Club is a challenging Paul McGinley designed par 72 championship parkland golf course that plays over 7,173 yards from the back markers. ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
The Cottage
A 200 year old cottage on a farm high in the Dublin Mountains, with dramatic views over the city and bay, beautifully restored to provide a relaxing alternative to big city bustle.
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What's On

Marlay Park Food Market - Co Dublin - Saturday & Sunday
Marley Park Food Market - Saturday  10am-4pm & Sunday 11am-4pm

This picturesque location in Rathfarnham, overlooked by the historic 18th Century Marlay House and ...
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Tourist Attractions

Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum - Fitzwilliam Street Lower Dublin 2 Ireland
Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum
Dublin 2, Dublin City
Number Twenty Nine is Dublin's Georgian House Museum. Visitors take a guided tour from the basement to the attic, through rooms which have been furnished with original artefacts as they would have been in the years 1790 to 1820. Visiting the e ...
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Wedding Venues

Beaufield Mews Restaurant - Stillorgan Dublin Ireland
Beaufields Mews Restaurant & Gardens
Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
Dublin’s oldest restaurant is located in a characterful 18th century coach house and stables - and, as the name implies, it is surrounded by beautiful mature gardens, which are lit up by night. It is in a built-up area and near a busy r ...
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