Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow

 This unique and picturesque Village is steeped in history. Named after a 4th century chief called Credin, Macreddin in bygone days was a booming area with regular fair days, which were not only important for business but also were a highlight of the local social calendar before slowly slipping into decline in the late nineteenth century. Now once again this unique and picturesque village thrives with the opening of the Brooklodge Hotel and the establishment of an equestrian centre and craft shops. There is also a regular farmers market held here.

Across the village green from BrookLodge Hotel is a wonderful old stone bridge over Ballycreen Brook and above the village in the 17th century graveyard you can admire the work of the famous sculptor Dennis Cullen of Monaseed on the headstones.

With fantastic views of Cushbawn Hill the area is a popular walking trail which boasts amazing views of the surrounding countryside from the summit. There is a golf course under construction at present and there is the equestrian centre for horse riding. There is also fishing nearby.


Gardens

The Ballon Garden - Ballon County Carlow Ireland
Ballon Garden
Ballon, Co. Carlow
Plants overflowing happily into the laneway signal the garden of an enthusiast. Stasia O’Neill and her husband began gardening 46 years ago, starting with a collection of choice shrubs and trees around the perimeter to provide much needed s ...

Golf

Arklow Golf Club - Arklow County Wicklow Ireland
Arklow Golf Club
Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Course Type: Links
Arklow Golf Club was formed in 1927 and is an 18 hole par 69 Links is a traditional designed course and offers all levels of golfer the opportunity to test their skills to the fullest. Sand warrens, bunkers and large links greens ensure that vis ...

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

Aughrim Farmers Market - Co Wicklow - Saturdays
Aughrim Farmers Market - Saturdays 11am-2pm

Aughrim Park Pavillion, Aughrim, Co Wicklow

Contact: Caroline Dillon 086 086 5838

Tourist Attractions

Avondale House & Forest Park - Rathdrum County Wicklow Ireland
Avondale House & Forest Park
Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow
Avondale House was built in 1777 for Samuel Hayes and when he died in 1795 the house passed to the Parnell Family. It was at Avondale that Charles Stewart Parnell, one of the greatest political leaders of modern Irish history, was born in 1846. ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Luggala
Roundwood, Co. Wicklow
The jewel in the crown of all the places to stay in Ireland, this house set deep in the Wicklow mountains was famous for the “raffish weekends” thrown there by the present owner’s mother, Oonagh Guinness, one of the “Golde ...
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