Wicklow day tour: Cliffs, Heritage, Wildlife, Gaol

The Day Tour Highlights

  • Wicklow Head guided walk to Wicklow Lighthouses
  • Wicklow Town visit the ruins of the Black Castle and Wicklow Gaol

Wicklow Day Tour Details

Embark on a captivating day tour through County Wicklow, where you’ll experience the rugged beauty of the cliffs, encounter fascinating wildlife, and uncover the rich history of the region. As you stroll along the cliffs, take in the breathtaking views and keep an eye out for grey seals and various bird species in their natural habitat. This up-close experience with nature offers a rare opportunity to connect with the local ecosystem.

Explore the remnants of St. Bridget’s Well, a testament to the cultural significance of the area and the most easterly Holy Well. Visit the beach that was featured in the Excalibur movie, immersing yourself in the world of Arthurian legend. Discover the ruins of an old church and a Lime Kiln, which serve as poignant reminders of a bygone era.

Step into a rock shelter where prehistoric flints were unearthed, allowing you to connect with the ancient history of the land. Venture to Wicklow Head, where three lighthouses stand tall, each with its own story and purpose. Learn about the life of a lighthouse keeper. Gain insight into the important role these structures play in maritime navigation.

After an enriching exploration, make your way to Wicklow Town, a historic settlement dating back to the 9th century