Glendalough, Wicklow and Kilkenny Tour – Including Sheepdog Trails
Entrance fee, Guide
Pick up from the hotel, Drop off at the hotel., Drinks, Meal
Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the Tour start time.
Same as Starting Point
We recommend taking your own lunch.
Comfortable walking shoes and waterproof jacket recommendedThe itinerary could change without prior notice.
Printed voucher or E-voucher. Print and bring the voucher or show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity
Depart Dublin for a packed day where we will take you on a journey that includes natural beauty, ancient monastic sites, and a Viking city.
The area is renowned for its magnificent scenery and rich and varied heritage. Here you will have time to explore the ruined monastic city that dates back to the 10th century. Marvel at the stunning lakes and natural beauty and see why this area is referred to as the Garden of Ireland. Used in the wedding scene of the classic ‘“Braveheart” movie Glendalough and the surrounding area will capture your heart and mind forever.
The farmer’s dog uses a direct stare at sheep, known as “the eye”, to intimidate while herding at a trial. A sheepdog trial is a competitive dog sport in which herding dogs move sheep around a field, fences, gates, or enclosures as directed by their handlers. Here our local shepherd and his trusty Collie dog will exhibit their technique to you. With any luck, there might be a few pups or lambs about for you to stroke.
Enjoy a scenic drive through the Wicklow mountains and enjoy spectacular views of the Irish landscapes. We will stop along the way for you to stretch your legs and to take a few pictures.
Built on the banks of the River Nore, the town of Kilkenny’s narrow, winding streets lend it an atmosphere of old-world charm; its terraces of handsome Georgian houses give it elegance; and with all this, it remains a bustling modern town and market center for a fertile agricultural area. Take a walk along the Medieval Mile, a scenic discovery trail linking many of the top sights of the city.
Perched at a strategic height, Kilkenny Castle dominates the “High Town” of Kilkenny City. After many facelifts over the centuries, today Kilkenny Castle exhibits a blend of architectural styles. In the early thirteenth century, the original Anglo-Norman stone castle was constructed for the 4th Earl of Pembroke before becoming the main Irish residence of the powerful Butler family for almost 600 years.
Enjoy a free video presentation of the castle’s history and take in the splendour of the castle and rose gardens
– 10 hours
– Wicklow Mountains