Activities in Wicklow
Most of the activities listed below can be organized for you by ourselves please contact us for more information.
Also available in the area is; Archery, Canoeing, Horse Riding, Angling, Quad Biking, and Mountain Biking.
The Wicklow Way
With many walks in Wicklow the Wicklow Way has becoming a popular walking destination for ramblers from all over Europe. Please use the link above to find the walking routes easily accessible from Aughim, Co Wicklow.
Wild Rosanna offer a range of exhilarating, outdoor adventure activities: Archery, Assault Courses, Black Ops, Bubble Football, Crate Stacking, Hunter Games, Inflatable Horse Racing, Orienteering, Tree Climbing, Zip Line, Zorbing
Bray Sealife Centre
If you intended on taking a trip to Dublin during your stay why not break up the journey and stop at the Bray Sealife Centre which has 28 different aquariums displaying over 90 different species of sea and freshwater creatures.
Clara Lara Fun Park
ClaraLaraFunPark a short 15 minute drive close to Rathdrum is a fantastic place to entertain the kids for a day with attractions such as a Pirate Ship, Radio Controlled Boats, Go Carts, Crazy Golf and Rowing Boats you can be assured of happy tired children by the end of the day.
The nature reserve of Glendalough half an hours drive from Lawless’s Hotel is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland covering a massive 157 hectares this is a great place for a ramble not to mention the 6th century monastery which includes a 30m high round tower and educational visitors centre.
A little further away is the Wicklow Gaol (Jail) still within a half an hour drive this historic Gaol has incarcerated villains and crooks since the early 1700’s. It is now open to the public and had daily guided tours which will show you just how bad prison life was in the 18th century.
The Meeting of the Waters
Just outside the picturesque village of Avoca are the Meetings of the Waters two rivers, the Avonmore and the Avonbeg join to become the River Avoca at this idyllic spot. Popular with Brides for their wedding photographs this is widely agreed to be one of the prettiest part of the Garden of Ireland as Wicklow is know.
The Avoca Handweavers is the oldest still work mill in Ireland, established in 1723, you can still to this day walk around the factory floor free of charge and watch the staff hand weave fabrics. Also you will find a pleasant coffee shop in which to relax and a store in which you can purchase examples of the work you saw being produced in the mill.
The Avoca Mines
The Coppers mines in Avoca started producing copper ore circa 1720 and continued to do so until the early 1980s, now you are afforded beautiful views over what remains of the seven engine houses, the spoil heaps & the mineral tramway arch.
The Village of Avoca
The village of Avoca, Co Wicklow is a mere 15minuet drive from Aughrim and well worth a visit during your stay. Famously Avoca is where the hit BBC TV series Ballikissangel was filmed you can even have a pint in FitzgeraldsPub. Also in Avoca you can see The Mottee Stone a massive granite boulder which legend would have it thrown byFionn MacCumhaill from the top of Mt.Lugnaquilla, but which in fact was deposited by a glacier during the last ice age.
Sean Lenehans Walk
Sean Lenehans Walk is in the village of Aughrim itself and is a stunning 4km recreational walk through woodland alongside a stream.
Arklow Wildlife Reserve
The Arklow Wildlife Life Reserve is a tranquil area where you can go and see many different species of flora & fauna.
The sandy beach of Clogga just outside of Arklow, Co Wicklow is a twenty minute drive from the hotel.