This tours leaves daily from Dublin city and brings you deep into the heart of the Wicklow Mountains National Park, visiting many places along the way including Glendalough.
Wicklow is known as “the Garden of Ireland” due to it’s national scenic beauty and wonderful landscapes.
About Horse Riding: On this tour you are brought on a a 1.5hr horse ride in the Dublin Wicklow hills as part of the tour. The stables we use for the horse riding can accommodate both beginners and the more experienced alike. The trail is near the small Victorian town of Enniskerry in County Wicklow. On the ride you travel along a trail through some woodland and then out onto one of the most scenic vistas giving great views across the Wicklow mountains and the Irish coastline.
We use a third party stables for the horse riding from this tour.
About the tour: The tour starts with a pickup from Dublin and then travels south to county Wicklow. The guide gives great commentary on the small buses we use as we travel on your journey. When we reach Enniskerry the guide then brings you to the stables close by for the your horse riding.
After your ride you will then travel to Enniskerry for some lunch, we normally use the small cafe called “Poppies” as this place offers a wide selection of foods to choose from and are made from local produce. They also cater for people with special dietary requirements…. the Chicken and mushroom pie is my personal favorite.
Then after lunch your adventure continues through the hills and Glens of county Wicklow as we travel through the National park. There are some location stop along the way to take some great pictures such as “the Sally Gap“, “P.S. I Love you Bridge”, “Lough Tay” and the “Guinness estate”. Apart from the great scenery Wicklow is full of great stories that the guides will share with you.
There are also many great films made in this area such as “Brave Heart”, “Leap Year”, “Michael Collins”, “The Vikings” to name but a few .
When we eventually reach Glendalough “the valley of the two lakes” the guide will show you the 6th century monastic site of St. Kevin before letting you have some free time to explore this area and visit the lakes that it is known for.
The tour return to Dublin for 17:30 after a full day out in the Wilds of Irish landscape.
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