North East Wicklow | Doire Coille Farmhouse

By: Doire Coille Farmhouse  05/12/2011

A popular film location for many local and international film shoots, Killruddery is home to the Brabazon Family (the Earls of Meath) since 1618 and currently the home of the 15th Earl of Meath. Unique in that they are the oldest in Ireland still surviving in their original 17th century style together with 18th and 19th century additions, the Long Ponds, The Angles and The Sylvan Theatre too are features of this magnificent landscape. For information on dining, the arts, the gardens, the house and the film shoots,..

“one of Europe’s great treasures and Ireland’s most famous House & Gardens” ( Originally an important strategic site for the Anglo-Normans, by the year 1300 a castle had been built here and was in the possession of the le Poer (Power) family from which it takes its name. The gardens are comprised of formal gardens, sweeping terraces, rambling walks, ornamental lakes and over 200 varieties of trees and shrubs. The 18th century Palladian House incorporates a variety of shops,..

Bray is one of the liveliest and most important towns in Wicklow. Easily accessible by road, bus and rail, the town boasts excellent shopping, dining, beautiful scenery and plenty of activities. For a short history of the town, head on over to trusty Wikipedia, and then check out the following sites for all you need to know and great advice about what to do. We have put together a short list of dining options in Bray which you can access here. You can also check out..

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Glendalough Area | Doire Coille Farmhouse

Glendalough (Gleann Dá Loch, meaning “Glen of Two Lakes”) is a glacial valley located in County Wicklow, Ireland, renowned for its Early Medieval monastic settlement founded in the 6th century by St Kevin, a hermit priest, and destroyed in 1398 by English troops. Billed as ‘Ireland’s Most Outstanding Outdoor Adventure Park’, it is without a doubt the best, healthiest way to entertain your children, and yourself, in the area.


Slider | Doire Coille Farmhouse

Doire Coille Farmhouse is situated in a wonderfully scenic area in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains and is the perfect place from which to base yourself as you experience the wonders of Wicklow and the surrounding areas. We are very fortunate here at Doire Coille Farmhouse in that we are situated in the heart of the ‘Garden of Ireland’, with easy access by road to all the major attractions in this part of the country.


South Wicklow | Doire Coille Farmhouse

Visit Go Ireland for a good location map and for information about the site. It was on this very spot that Thomas Moore wrote his famous Irish Melody “The Meeting of the Waters”. One of Irelands finest East Coast beaches, Brittas Bay is the perfect location for a family day out. At the Meeting of the Waters, the Avonmore and beg rivers come together to form the Avoca River.


Walking Around Glendalough | Doire Coille Farmhouse

The Wicklow Way begins in Dublin’s southern suburb of Rathfarnham and travels in a south-south-westerly direction across the Dublin and Wicklow uplands, then through the rolling hill country of southwest County Wicklow to finish.. Most of the lake is surrounded by private lands, and so out of bounds, though the northwest corner is part of the Wicklow National Park, and there are ample viewing points around the lake to feast on its beauty.


West / South Wicklow | Doire Coille Farmhouse

If you are looking for magnificiaent views of Blessington Lake and the Wicklow Mountains, as well as an opportunity to visit one of Ireland’s most beaufitul houses, then Russborough House, built between 1741-1750, is just the place for you. Formed 50 years ago by the building of the Poulaphouca Dam and hydro-electric power station and today serve a dual purpose of providing power and water supply to the Dublin region.