WELCOME TO WICKLOW
Welcome to Wicklow, the Garden of Ireland.
Wicklow is located thirty minutes South of Dublin City Centre. From Mountains to Sea, Wicklow’s landscape is unique: cliffs, sandy beaches, rolling mountains, hidden lakes, bogs, friendly villages, etc
Check out Wicklow Tourism for further information: http://visitwicklow.ie/
Getting to Wicklow couldn’t be simpler, as the county lies directly beside the capital city, with access to Dublin Airport (which is just under an hours drive from the race start). Two ferry ports are also in close proximity to the county, in Dun Laoghaire (40 kilometres) and Rosslare (110 kilometres). Once you arrive, there is a wide choice of transport from bus to train, taxi to coach and more.
The race start/ finish and HQ is at Wicklow Town, Leitrim Place, Co. Wicklow.
There paid on street parking around start as well as public car parks within 500m of the start. Please DO NOT park in front of peoples properties or on the many double yellow lines around the town.
The nearest rail station to the start/ finish is Wicklow Town Station which is approx 1km from the start.
There are plenty of options for accomodation in Wicklow Town. An extensive list of these can be found here.
Wicklow Town, Wicklow
The Grand Hotel has been welcoming guests to the scenic heart of Wicklow since 1896. With luxurious rooms, a lively bar and cosy lounge, it is a perfect, relaxing base for exploring the region.
Tinakilly Country House
Set on 14 acres of landscaped gardens overlooking the Irish Sea, this sophisticated hotel in a Victorian country house is 3.2 km from Wicklow train station and 4.1 km from the historic Wicklow Gaol.
Refined rooms feature antique furniture, satellite TV and free WiFi, as well as tea and coffee making equipment. Some suites have fireplaces, separate living areas and 4-poster beds.
The Bridge Tavern
Wicklow Town, Wicklow
The Bridge Tavern is located in the heart of Wicklow Town, sitting alongside the Vartry River. The building dates back to the early 1700s and has been tastefully restored by The Byrne Family and is now at the centre of hospitality in the town.
Wolohan’s Silver Strand Caravanning and Camping Park
Wicklow Town, Wicklow.
Wolohan’s Silver Strand Caravanning and Camping Park is situated three miles from Wicklow town on the east coast of Ireland overlooking the famous Silver Strand beach. The mobile home park is a traditional all grass site.