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Irelands Ancient East

Local attractions in Arklow and Co. Wicklow

The Arklow Bay Hotel is nestled in the seaside town of Arklow, Co. Wicklow approximately 1 hour from Dublin and located in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, the perfect base to enjoy all that Wicklow has to offer.

Arklow town has beautiful walks, a bustling main street filled with boutiques to peruse, gorgeous sandy beaches and a wealth of maritime history to explore. Autumn being such a beautiful season to visit when you can enjoy many beautiful walks in nature. Be sure to ask for the Arklow walking map at Reception.

Arklow Heritage Walks & Trails

Enjoy Arklow’s Scenery and Heritage by exploring the many trails right on our doorstep. Suitable for all ages to enjoy.

Arklow Maritime Museum

Displays information on the maritime history of Arklow, focusing in particular on its boat building, lifeboat and fishing traditions.

Victorian Tea Times
Victorian Tea Times

Victorian Tea Times in Arklow, is a stunningly authentic salute to all things Victorian and offers guests a truly immersive experience of that bygone era, combining fabulous food with flouncing Victorian ensembles.


Avoca Mill Store, Cafe & Visitor Centre

On the banks of the Avoca river, you’ll find the Avoca store, cafe and mill. This location is the birthplace of the Avoca experience, and the origin of the family’s company name.


One of Ireland’s most beautiful visitors’ destinations. Glendalough has many attractions to entice, entertain and enthrall visitors, from its world famous Monastic site with Round Tower to its scenic lakes & valleys, as well as a selection of walks and trails in the area including the Wicklow Way.

Ireland's Ancient East

Take a short break in Ireland’s Ancient East and visit places filled with unmissable experiences!


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