Vacation rentals in Glendalough

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Glendalough?

    Glendalough experiences mild weather, with an average high of 19°C (66°F) in the summer and lows around 2°C (36°F) in winter. It's prone to rainfall throughout the year, so come prepared. In winter, you might experience snowfall, giving the valley a serene, snow-capped look.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Glendalough?

    Glendalough invites you to explore its rich history at the Glendalough Monastic City, stroll around the beautiful Upper and Lower Lakes, or take on the challenge of the many walking and hiking trails. For nature enthusiasts, bird watching is a popular activity.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Glendalough?

    Glendalough is most frequently visited between May and September when the weather is warmer. The St. Kevin's Day Festival in June is a local event celebrating the area's patron saint and attracts many visitors with its parades and music.

  • What are the best places to stay in Glendalough?

    Many visitors choose to stay in the nearby town of Laragh, which has a range of accommodations and is just a short walk from Glendalough. Alternatively, you might enjoy the quiet charm of the smaller village of Annamoe, about 9 km (5.6 miles) away.

  • What are the best places to visit in Glendalough?

    In addition to exploring the Monastic City, visitors often enjoy discovering the beauty of the Upper Lake and Lower Lake, or taking in the panoramic views from the Wicklow Way walking trail. For a quieter visit, the Glendalough Cemetery provides a peaceful place of reflection.

  • What are some hiking trails in Glendalough?

    The Spinc and Wicklow Way trails offer stunning views of the valley and lakes, while the Derrybawn Woodland Trail provides an immersion into the area's forested beauty. For a shorter walk, the Green Road Walkway is also popular.

  • What are some family activities to do in Glendalough?

    Families can enjoy exploring the Monastic City, taking leisurely walks around the Upper and Lower Lakes, and picnicking in the beautiful outdoor areas. The Visitor Centre provides interactive exhibits and educational materials that children will find engaging.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Glendalough?

    For a day trip, consider visiting the Powerscourt Estate, approximately 30 km (18.6 miles) away, with its magnificent gardens and waterfall. Alternatively, explore the charming town of Bray, on the coast, for a change of scenery and a chance to enjoy the beach.

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