Historical and Scenic:
The Wicklow mountains are a short 20 minutes drive
from Windsor Lodge. It is the location of some spectacular views
and historic sites. Powerscourt House and
Gardens are situated at the
foot of the mountains and Glendalough, is a 45 minute drive away.
Newgrange is a 5,000 year old passage tomb that predates Stonehenge &
the pyramids at Giza. It is is a fascinating experience and an
ideal visit for everyone. It is approximately 1 hour by car, or
you can do a day tour of Newgrange and the Hill of Tara from Dublin City
From Newgrange, you can also visit the site of the
Battle of the Boyne, one of the most Historic events in Irish history.
A short walk from the house is the 40 foot bathing place. It was recently included in the New York Times'
10 Best Places to Swim in the World.
Trekking and Climbing:
Sports and Events: