Magnificently blessed with scintillating views of the Irish Sea, the county of Wicklow is built in a semicircle around the Wicklow harbor. Not far away to the north is the picturesque Murrough walking trail that romantically embraced the shoreline of the sea.
The enchanting Wicklow bay is just a short distance away on the eastern coast of the town, and within view of many of the region’s best hostels. This crescent stone shaped beach is only 10 kilometres in length and boasts beautiful views of the Ballyguile Hill. Several other places of interest are within a stone's throw of many of the city's guest-houses.
An ideal spot for summer revelers; this enclave is home to some of the coolest summers coupled with its seasonally mild winters. Most of all, holiday visitors are in for a warm treat during May when the temperatures are absolutely splendid. The inviting sun rays make this region an ideal destination for sunbathers who are seeking the ultimate tan.
Travelers frequenting this tourist destination can enjoy scenic hikes on Wicklow’s most dominant feature; the Bride’s Head and Wicklow Head Mountains. These rocky headlands to the south of the region are close to many hostels and popular tourist attractions in the area.
Guest houses in Wicklow County offer private facilities for honeymooners. Visitors can also enjoy private accommodation at nearby hostels with features such as cable television, full sized beds, bathrobes and towels.
The wisp of fresh air that flows down from the mountains will absolutely blow your mind away.
On a daily basis, you will find a host of enthusiastic visitors and locals alike enjoying varieties of aquatic sports like sailing, swimming, rowing, skiing to name a few. Social gatherings are popular along the shoreline with strangers, lovers, friends and family hanging out and sharing their experiences. The Irish are known for their sociable character, and you'll see that in Wicklow as much as anywhere.
Golf anyone? Built in 1904, the grand Wicklow Golf Club is neatly sandwiched between the town and Wicklow Head Mountain, and the Blainroe Golf Club is just a few kilometres away.
There is plenty to see and do while in Wicklow! Whether you are young at heart or just a young adult you can expect a memorable holiday in this splendid tourist destination.
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