Horse Riding

Glendalough Equestrian Centre is located in the spectacular setting of the Glendalough Estate, former home of Irish President Erskine Childers, with over 1000 acres of mature woodlands, the Avonmore River and Scar Mountain to explore. Trekking, lessons, and livery are available with advance booking essential.

Location: Annamoe, 25 min. drive from Grand Hotel Wicklow


Go sea angling at Brittas Bay in summer and net yourself bass and dog fish or codling and whiting in winter. For fly-fishing, pop up to Annamoe Trout Fisheries 4 acre lake set on the banks of the Avonmore River. (Rod hire and bait available)

Location: 20 min. drive from Grand Hotel Wicklow

Go Sea Fishing with Wicklow Boat Charters experienced angler/skipper, catch Dogfish, Ray, Bullhuss, Tope, Smooth-Hound, whiting, mackerel and many more species. Suitable for everyone from beginners to avid anglers, tea/coffee & toilet facilities onboard.

(Rod hire and bait available on request)

Location: Wicklow Harbour


The very best of fresh local produce and original crafts are on display at a host of country markets around the county:

Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh: Every second Sunday 11am – 6pm

The Village Hall, Roundwood: Every Sunday, March – December 2pm – 5pm

Ashford House Car-park, Ashford: Every Saturday, 11am – 3pm

Macreddin Village : First Sunday in every month, March – October

Newcastle Community Centre: Every Saturday 10.30am – 12.30pm

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