Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Arklow (An tInbhear Mór in Irish, meaning "the large estuary") is a historic town in County Wicklow on the east coast of Ireland. Founded by the Vikings in the ninth century A.D., and the location of one of the bloodiest battles of the 1798 rebellion, it is now a thriving commuter town.

Arklow is situated at the mouth of the River Avoca, the longest river entirely within County Wicklow. The town is divided by the river, which is crossed by the Nineteen Arches Bridge, a stone arch bridge linking the south or main part of the town with the north part, called Ferrybank. 

Gardens

Mount Usher Gardens
Mount Usher Gardens
Ashford, Co. Wicklow
Mount Usher is particularly blessed in a number of ways. Originally created by the Walpole family, the garden owes its character to one of those happy confluences of history: The garden took shape over a period when the enthusiasm for new plant i ...

Golf

Courtown Golf Club - Courtown County Wexford Ireland
Courtown Golf Club
Courtown, Co. Wexford
Course Type: Parkland
Courtown Golf Club is a picturesque and challenging golf course located 5 km from the North Wexford town of Gorey. Founded in 1936 the golf course was upgraded to 18 holes in 1974. It was built on a piece of land that was once part of the old Cou ...

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Wicklow Lighthouse
Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
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 ...

What's On

BrookLodge Farmers Market - County Wicklow
Brooklodge Farmers Market

BrookLodge Hotel, Macreddin village, County Wicklow

Organic food markets, held on the first Sunday of the month, noon-5pm (April - October).

M ...

Tourist Attractions

Glendalough - County Wicklow Ireland
Glendalough
Glendalough, Co. Wicklow
Glendalough is a glacial valley within Wicklow National Park that contains two lakes and is famous for its early Christian ecclesiastical settlement that was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. Remains include a round tower, stone churches a ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
The BrookLodge Hotel & Wells Spa
Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow
Surrounded by the spectacular scenery of County Wicklow, yet only 50 minutes drive from South Dublin, this hotel is spacious and welcoming, with elegant country house furnishings, open fires and plenty of places for guests to mill around comforta ...
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