Tour Wicklow Your Way is an independent owner operated private tour service.
Your driver Eamon Condon has been providing private tours of ‘The Garden Of Ireland’ since 2008 from many of the regions finest hotels including ‘The Four Seasons’ in Dublin and the former ‘Ritz Carlton’ in Powerscourt Estate. Wicklow is located just south of Dublin and has the largest continuous upland region in Ireland. The tallest peak of Lugnaquilla stands at 925M or 3035FT. Wicklow can be enjoyed for it’s lanscaped and wild beauty, it’s history and heritage and especially it’s mountains and lakes.
The capital town of Wicklow derives it’s name from an old Norse name ‘Wyknlo’. The entire upland area is designated as a special area of conservation and as a Special Protection Area under EU law. The Wicklow Mountains National Park was established in 1991 to conserve the local biodiversity and landscape. The ‘Wicklow Way’ is the oldest waymarked long distance walking trail in Ireland and is 129 kilometres long. It runs from Marley Park in the southern suburbs of Dublin, through the Wicklow mountains and finishes in the county Carlow village of Clonegal. The upland region was formed during the ice age and has many lakes set in valleys or glacial ‘corries’. Wicklow featured in much of Ireland’s history especially during the rebellion of 1798 where the clans of O’Byrnes and O’Tooles fought many skirmishes against the occupying British Army. This led to the construction of the Military Road by the British Army through the Wicklow Mountains. The road is 58 kilometres long and had four Army Barracks built along its route. By choosing ‘Tour Wicklow’, County Wicklow can be enjoyed for it’s landscaped and wild beauty, it’s history and heritage and especially it’s mountains and lakes that will leave all visitors in awe of it’s beauty.
About ‘Wicklow Your Way’.
Wicklow Your Way is an independent owner operated private tour service based in Greystones, County Wicklow. Your driver, Eamon Condon, was reared in Wicklow Town and his local knowledge and pride of the county will ensure you have a memorable outing in ‘The Garden of Ireland’ when you choose to take a tour in Wicklow.
About Your Tour.
Wicklow Your Way tours are designed to cater especially for your particular areas of interest. The route is decided by you, the timetable is decided by you. Stops along the way can be as long or as short as you wish. Photo opportunities abound and your driver will stop anywhere at your request. Flexibility is our keyword. Whatever route you choose, your driver will impart his extensive local knowledge, highlight points of interest along the way and inform you of local history, folklore, current affairs and who’s who in Wicklow.