Ireland’s wild and stately County Wicklow

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Ireland’s wild and stately County Wicklow

Spectacular landscapes and grand homes in County Wicklow, Ireland
The Guinness family estate is in the valley at Luggala in Ireland’s Wicklow mountains. The estate was famous for its raucous celebrity parties in the 1960s and 1970s and is still often used by celebrities trying to avoid the public eye.
County Wicklow, Ireland, just south of Dublin, is dubbed “the garden of Ireland” with its spectacular scenery, mountains, great houses and pretty villages.
The Powerscourt House is an 18th-century estate with vast ornate gardens reminiscent of Versailles. The gardens were named among the most beautiful in the world by National Geographic magazine.
The small cemetery at Glencree, in an old quarry among a grove of evergreens, is the final resting place for 134 German soldiers who were shot down or died in Ireland during World Wars I and II.
The Powerscourt House is an 18th-century estate with vast ornate gardens reminiscent of Versailles. The gardens were named among the most beautiful in the world by National Geographic magazine.
The round tower at Glendalough in County Wicklow, Ireland, is part of a sixth century monastic settlement founded by St. Kevin. The settlement includes the ruins of churches, monastic cells, graveyards and a cave known as St. Kevin’s bed.
Movie studios have been drawn to the County Wicklow’s wilderness and beauty and films such as “Leap Year,” “Michael Collins,” “Excalibur” and “Braveheart” have had scenes shot here.

Ireland’s wild and stately County Wicklow

The Guinness family estate is in the valley at Luggala in Ireland’s Wicklow mountains. The estate was famous for its raucous celebrity parties in the 1960s and 1970s and is still often used by celebrities trying to avoid the public eye.
County Wicklow, Ireland, just south of Dublin, is dubbed “the garden of Ireland” with its spectacular scenery, mountains, great houses and pretty villages.
The Powerscourt House is an 18th-century estate with vast ornate gardens reminiscent of Versailles. The gardens were named among the most beautiful in the world by National Geographic magazine.
The small cemetery at Glencree, in an old quarry among a grove of evergreens, is the final resting place for 134 German soldiers who were shot down or died in Ireland during World Wars I and II.
The Powerscourt House is an 18th-century estate with vast ornate gardens reminiscent of Versailles. The gardens were named among the most beautiful in the world by National Geographic magazine.
The round tower at Glendalough in County Wicklow, Ireland, is part of a sixth century monastic settlement founded by St. Kevin. The settlement includes the ruins of churches, monastic cells, graveyards and a cave known as St. Kevin’s bed.
Movie studios have been drawn to the County Wicklow’s wilderness and beauty and films such as “Leap Year,” “Michael Collins,” “Excalibur” and “Braveheart” have had scenes shot here.
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County Wicklow: http://visitwicklow.ie

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