the Hollywood of Ireland full day tour (8 hours)

Wicklow & Glendalough Private Day Tour

With outstanding natural beauty around every corner, it’s no surprise then that County Wicklow is called the Hollywood of Ireland. On this private guided day tour you will discover remote film locations along the entire route. Visit the film locations of PS I Love You, Brave heart, and so many many more. Why not stop on the very bridge that PS I Love You was filmed, you know the spot!

County Wicklow is known as the garden of Ireland.

County Wicklow is the largest upland area in Ireland. The Wicklow national park offers you spectacular coastline, soaring mountains, waterfalls, peat bogs, remote glacial lakes and forests. The area is rich in ancient history and folklore.

Glendalough and Wicklow Tour

Glendalough is located just South of Dublin, within a remote u shaped glacial valley surrounded by two spectacular lakes. The monastic settlement was established by St Kevin’s in the 6th century. It became one of Ireland’s most important monastic settlements and was a veritable city in its time. Step back and explore Ireland’s ancient monastic settlements along Ireland’s east coast.

Enjoy a fully guided tour through this enchanting glacial valley.
Explore the best preserved 30m round tower.
Glendalough was plundered by Vikings, and ravaged by fire, on numerous occasions before ultimately falling to the Normans in 1398.

Your Wicklow tour guide will explain in detail the rich folklore and history associated with this ancient site. Furthermore on our unique Wicklow tour, you will have plenty off free time to walk through the valley to the remote glacial lakes.

Wicklow famous film trails

What really makes Glendalough sing to your soul is its location at the heart of the Wicklow Mountains National Park. For years, Wicklow has been Hollywood’s movie location of choice in Ireland, with Powerscourt, Kilruddery House and the mountains themselves forming the backdrop for productions including Brave heart, Vikings TV series, The Count of Monte Cristo and P.S. I Love You, starring Hillary Swank and Gerard Butler.

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Tour Duration

8 hours

Group Size

max. 10 people

Tour Details

Departure Times  

09:30am and returns to Dublin 17:30hrs.

Pickup Locations ?

Dublin based hotel or cruise ship.

What’s Included on your tour?

  • Qualified Failte Ireland Approved Wicklow day tour guide
  • Dublin city tour
  • Travel along Dublin bay & east coast
  • Discover one of Ireland’s most spectacular National parks in County Wicklow
  • Fully guided tour at Glendalough, one of Ireland’s most famous 6th century monastic settlements founded by Saint Kevin
  • See Vikings Tv series, Ps I Love You & Brave Heart film locations
  • Visit Loch Tay “Guinness Lake” (currently film location for Vikings TV series)
  • Lunch stop along the route*

What’s Not Included?

  • Cost of refreshments / lunch* Gratuities etc


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Experienced Guides

Failte Ireland Approved - Tour guide

Comfortable air-conditioned mini van

No Large Bus / No Huge Crowds

Small Groups

It's a private tour.. so just you, your partner, friend's and loved ones


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Friendly, funny guides with stories myths and legends to share.

Private Glendalough valley & glacial lakes day tour from Dublin

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