Wednesday, April 29, 2015

8 Things to do in Wicklow

Bank holiday weekend approaching! Will it be sunny? Will it be rainy? Will it be all seasons in one day as it has been for the past week?

Whatever the weather you'll need to get out and about at some stage over the weekend. If you are lucky enough to live in, or visit, glorious Co. Wicklow - the self-proclaimed 'Garden of Ireland' - here's a few ideas of what you could get up to.

(Links to full posts are in the titles)

1. Powerscourt House and Gardens 

Things to do in Wicklow - Powerscourt Gardens
We go here frequently - the photos in the post will show why.  Always a joy. Voted Top 3 Garden in the world by National Geographic.

2. Powerscourt Waterfall

Things to do in Wicklow - Powerscourt Waterfall

The highest waterfall in Ireland. Picnic areas, kids playgrounds, river paddling and beautiful woodland walks. Post to follow.

3. The Little Sugar Loaf

Things to do in Wicklow - The Little Sugar Loaf

Great for little (and big) legs that get tired easily. 

4. The Big Sugar Loaf:

Things to do in Wicklow - The Big Sugar Loaf

A little harder to get to the top of!

Things to do in Wicklow - The Wicklow Way

So many amazing routes with mountains, lakes and forests to explore. But don't get blown away like we did..

6. The Beach

Things to do in Wicklow - Kilcoole Beach

With over 60km of stunning coastline you won't be disappointed.

7. Bray Head 

Things to do in Wicklow - Bray Head

A lovely little hike in the sunshine with spectacular views over Bray.

8. Avoca Handweavers

Things to do in Wicklow - Avoca Handweavers

For a much deserved post-walk coffee and cake. Just don't get sucked in like a fool and buy stuff thinking it will make your home perfect *cough*

So much to do, so little sunshine to do it in. What will you be getting up to?
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