A very pretty country town, Wicklow, is located beside the sea and mountains approximately 35 miles south of Dublin along the east coast of Ireland.
A typically Irish town, which has the additional feature of a harbour, Wicklow is full of Irish history. Around every corner there are hidden attractions including charming villages and towns, old castle ruins and an old monastery with evidence of the Vikings and Normans.
Often know as the “Garden of Ireland” County Wicklow is a beautiful mountainous region and offers visitors breath-taking views of mountains, crystal clear rivers and tranquil forestry.
Things to see and do
* Maritime Museum
* Wicklow Mountains National Park
* St Kevin’s Bed
* Mt Usher Gardens
* Wicklow’s Historic Goal
* Rossborough House
Cruise Season - May to September
Currency - Euro
Language - English
Land area – 2,024 km2
Population – 136,488
Electricity - British-style plug with two flat blades and one flat grounding
International Country Telephone Code - +353
Port location - Wicklow Port is a seaside tidal port at the mouth of the Leitrim River approximately 35 miles south of Dublin
There is no airport at Wicklow but due to the close proximity to Dublin a dark green “Dublin Bus” airport shuttle bus operates to and from Dublin Airport.
Local buses and trains serve all the major towns and many of the villages