Ireland - Counties Wicklow & Kildare (PDF Chapter)
This is the Counties Wicklow & Kildare chapter from Lonely Planet’s Ireland guidebook.
Wild, scenic Wicklow boasts deep glacial valleys, isolated mountain passes and, dotted throughout, some important historic treasures. Flat, fecund Kildare has a handful of elegant Pal-ladian piles, but is best known as horse country – of the thoroughbred kind.
- go back in time at the evocative ruins and the marvellous slopes and forests of gorgeous Glendalough
- admire the gorgeous Italianate gardens, glorious views and impressive waterfall at Pow-erscourt Estate, Enniskerry
- take the tour at Castletown House, Ireland’s most impressive Palladian mansion, once owned by the country’s richest man
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: County Wicklow, Wicklow Mountains, Eastern Wick-low, Western Wicklow, County Kildare, Kildare Town, The Curragh, Maynooth, Bog of Allen, Bal-litore & Around, Castledermot & Around.
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