The Beauty of Wicklow

The Garden of Ireland, Wicklow Bespoke Ireland Tours are proud to offer this Private Wicklow Day Tour.

Just south of Co. Dublin we say goodbye to the hustle of city centre life for the tranquil surrounds of the Wicklow Mountains and panoramic views of picture postcard Ireland.

Our first stop is the stunning Lough Dan or Guinness Lake in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains.

We visit the beautiful “Glendalough” and St. Kevin’s monastery and learn about early Christian Ireland.

Leaving Glendalough we travel onwards towards the quaint village of Enniskerry and onto Powerscourt House & Gardens.

This stunning estate is beautifully maintained and has over 800 years of history.

What to expect

  • Luxury private-hire vehicle pickup from the Dublin location of your choice.
  • Continue your drive inland, with a stop at the quaint village of Enniskerry.
  • Enjoy a leisurely visit to the historic ‘Powerscourt Estate and Gardens’ and marvel at the stunning mountain views.
  • Take some time to visit the famous ‘Avoca Handweavers’ outlet.
  • Drive through the Wicklow mountains-stopping at the ancient monastic settlement of Glendalough. Take in the haunting ruins of the site and view the historic round tower and Celtic crosses.

What’s included

  • Chauffeur transfers to all attractions with the exclusive service of a knowledgeable and local guide.
  • We offer you the freedom to alter our suggested itinerary, to fit with your needs and/or time restrictions*
  • Luxury transfer back to a Dublin location of your choice.
  • Complementary bottled water and wifi

*Limits apply

What’s not included

• Admission fees are not included so as to allow flexibility on tour.

Recommended Private Powerscourt & Glendalough Itinerary

Your private-hire vehicle and knowledgeable, local chauffeur guide will meet you at our desired Dublin pickup point, before heading south of the city. Driving through the city your guide will inform you if areas of interest and local knowledge.

After a short drive from Dublin we make our way towards the Wicklow mountains and our first stop is the stunning Lough Dan. Many movies including P.S. I Love You, Braveheart and others have been shot on location here. Enjoy the fresh mountain air as you take gorgeous scenic photos.

We make the short journey towards Glendalough. Nestled between the two Glens are the stunning upper and lower lakes where you can enjoy a lesurley stroll. We visit the monastic site of St. Kevin and view the Round Tower and learn about the Celtic Crosses and the sites legends.

After a coffee in one of the local bars/cafes we make the short scenic drive, arriving at the incredibly picturesque village of Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow. Enniskerry is a tiny village surrounded by lush scenery and populated with immaculately kept floral displays and quaint traditional cottages.

Take some time to amble through the charming shops selling local artisan foods and designer wares. Just around the corner from Enniskerry is the marvelous ‘Powerscourt Estate and Gardens’. The estate enjoys an incredible location in the midst of the Wicklow Mountains – so make sure to have your camera in hand for your visit!

Powers court is quite simply stunning and should you decide to take a tour of the house – you’ll be given a comprehensive history of the 800 years of Powerscourt and the family who called the estate home. You won’t want to miss the exquisite Powerscourt Gardens, where you can take a leisurely stroll through Japanese and Italian themed gardens, a beautiful walled garden and a unique pet cemetery.

Enjoy a coffee and a browse at the famous the Avoca Handweavers Powerscourt outlet.

Departing Powerscourt, relax in your luxury vehicle while your chauffeur guides you back to your chosen location in Dublin city centre.

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