Wicklow Town is the county town of County Wicklow and is known as the Garden County. The town itself originates from a Viking settlement circa 795AD and today is a busy seaside town and home to the historic Wicklow Gaol museum.
County Wicklow is renowned for its scenery, golden sandy beaches, rolling mountains, wooded glens and cascading waterfalls has hidden gems around every corner. From the 6th century monastic centre of Glendalough in the Wicklow Mountains National Park to the magnificent houses and gardens such as Powerscourt, Kilruddery, Russborough, Avondale and Mount Usher.
To make the most of your holiday in Ireland, make sure your first stop is a visit to one of the Tourist Information Centres' where you will receive free and independent advice, information, maps and literature to enhance your holiday experience.
The staff are happy to help you discover the many places of interest around the country, including Ireland's Ancient East, The Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland's Hidden Heartlands, Dublin and its surrounding areas.
Wicklow Tourist Information Centre provides details on places to visit, local events and entertainment, itinerary planning, local and national information along with free maps and guides.