Ireland's Ancient East

Experience Irelands Ancient East and feel the stories come alive, experience tradegy, triumph and her tales of endurance. You can plan your day trips to explore and discover over 5000 years of history we recommend you make sure to include:

Audio Tour Powerscourt Gardens hear the tales of past and current owners

Wicklow Gaol
hear tales of convicts and rebels and infamous gaoler

Glendalough Monastic site and visitor centre
Glendalough is home to one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland

Powerscourt Waterfall
Ireland's highest waterfall

Arklow Maritime & Heritage Museum
Museum displays information on the maritime specially focusing on boat building and fishing traditions

Old Military Road
It was one of the first purpose-built roads in Ireland

German Military Cemetery
Ireland's only German military cemetery

Kilcoole Church
The ruins of the ancient church at Kilcoole are most often known after the name of St Comgall 

Wicklow Head Lighthouse
Wicklow Head Lighthouse has overlooked Wicklow’s exceptionally scenic coastline since 1781

Brittas Bay Heritage Trail and St Patrick's Landing site
The Forgotten Monastery – A Birth Place of Christianity in Ireland