County Wicklow is known as the ‘Garden of Ireland’. Its location on the east coast of Ireland means County Wicklow has a stunning range of landscapes, from the stunningly rugged coast to the granite peaks of the Wicklow Mountains. The great outdoors are an absolute delight, and if you are looking to travel with dogs in Ireland, self catering Wicklow cottages are the perfect location.
There are almost infinite trails through the Wicklow Mountains, wooded valleys and granite gorges which makes travelling with pets to self catering accommodation in Wicklow, Ireland, an absolute pleasure. There is no need to worry about kennels or breaking up your family during your holiday as travelling with dogs to self catering Wicklow cottages is encouraged in Ireland. Seeing the countryside of County Wicklow on horseback is another excellent way to discover its hidden spots. There are regular stables offering both hirelings and guided tours of County Wicklow, which will be easily found from any County Wicklow rural property.
County Wicklow has an amazing wealth of attractions. The gardens of Mount Usher and Powerscourt are famous throughout Ireland, consisting of sweeping terraces, walled gardens, ornamental lakes and secret gardens in the shadow of the peaks of the Wicklow Mountains, perfect for walking in peace. The National Sea Life Centre in Bray is home to over 100 species of marine animal, including sharks, and is one of the best day trips for family holidays in self catering Wicklow cottages. There are plenty more things to do in County Wicklow, from the attractions of the Glendalough Monastery to the meeting of the waters at Avoca, information on all of which is available from the County Wicklow Tourist Information Centre.
Golfers will find a dizzying range of golf courses from their Wicklow holiday house. There are more than 20 top class golf courses in the county, ranging from inspiring links courses along the Irish Sea to the mountain courses of the Wicklow Mountains. Which ever courses you decide to play from your Wicklow cottage, there will certainly be enough to test even the finest of golfers, and a tee-off time is always easy to arrange.
The principal town of County Wicklow, Bray is an excellent centre of activity. Perfectly located for walking into the hills with dogs, a self catering Wicklow holiday house in Bray is ideal for getting a real taste of rural Ireland. There are numerous bars along the sea front in Bray, home to frequent festivals and traditional fairs throughout the year.
June, July and August are the warmest months in County Wicklow. Temperatures reach between 22 and 25?C regularly during the period, making travelling with dogs to self catering Wicklow cottages during the summer possible. Rain can be unpredictable, but the changing weather conditions just make the Wicklow Mountains more beautiful.
Due to the proximity to Dublin, County Wicklow cottages are remarkably easy to reach, despite their relative isolation. You can easily be in County Wicklow within half an hour of leaving Dublin Airport (DUB) which receives a staggering number of daily flights from across Britain, mainly provided by Ryanair. If you are going on holiday with pets to self catering accommodation in Wicklow, Ireland, there are many ferry services from both Wales and England to the east coast of Ireland which take dogs.