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Customer Travel Tips for Wicklow

74% Avg. city rating Rated by 33 customers

Activities / excursions 84%

Restaurants / eating out 70%

Shopping 60%

Chilling out / relaxing 85%

Getting around / public transport 65%

Sightseeing 82%

Culture 76%

Nightlife / partying 64%

Value for money 80%

Customer Travel Tips for Wicklow

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80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


11 May 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Make sure you see Glendalough , Avoca and the Wicklow mountains

Liked: Very pretty.

Disliked: No

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
60% Avg. rating


13 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Come with snacks and food

Liked: Great place to enjoy nature

Disliked: Lack of food choices maybe

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


29 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Bring a car!

Liked: Small town atmosphere, beautiful ocean

Disliked: Not easy to access and no direct bus to glendalough

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


28 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

44% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 40%
44% Avg. rating


20 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: don't stay there without a car

Liked: ./.

Disliked: small town, any visiting across wciklow county is impossible without a car only one train and only one bus arrive/leaves wicklow, that's not enough

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 80%
64% Avg. rating


06 Nov 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Hiking on glendalough

Liked: Glendalough, charity shops

Disliked: Quiet and not much to see

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


11 Jul 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Walk the Wicklow road ,stay in hostels

Liked: Wicklow mountains

Disliked: The bus stops in Bray were not marked, no timetables.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


09 Jun 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at this hostel

Liked: Beautiful town, great walks and fun bars

Disliked: no

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
80% Avg. rating


14 May 2013

Customer Travel Tip: If your a backpacker, this place is for you. If you need some calm, this palce is for you

Liked: the view is wonderful. It is quiet, clean.

Disliked: No

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
64% Avg. rating


13 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Bring rain gear

Liked: Wicklow is a great little town for relaxing

Disliked: There is no public transportation to Glendalough which is where a lot of the trails for the Wicklow Mountains start from

100% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


23 Mar 2013

Customer Travel Tip: best to get a car and come during summer

Liked: very beautiful

Disliked: none

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
62% Avg. rating


09 Mar 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Visit Glendalough

Liked: It's quiet and has great scenery - close to Glendalough which is beautiful

Disliked: No.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


30 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Romantic getaway Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Experience the sights, Glendalough has beautiful sights as do the mountains to the south.

Liked: Very beautiful place. Interesting people. Excellent range of activities.

Disliked: Country roads are quite hard to navigate Overal price of accomodation is way overpriced with the exception of available hostels.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


27 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: rent a car

Liked: very pretty little town!!! loved the big toy store...family run...quaint!

Disliked: narrow roads!

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


28 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: It is a nice and relaxing place

Liked: The environment

Disliked: transport

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: If you get lost, just ask for directions.

Liked: Such a great break from the big cities and the friendliest people.

Disliked: I just wish I could have stayed longer.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


09 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: visit during the wicklow regatta festival and you will never be bored. the festival goes on for nearly two weeks with many activities on every day.

Liked: wicklow is a beautiful town with lots to explore.the locals are very friendly. during our stay the Wicklow Regatta Festival was on and i would highly reccomend for people thinking of visiting wicklow to do so during this festival. the town has a real sense of community. this town is a hidden jewel.

Disliked: i didnt dislike anything.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


19 Jul 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do the Wicklow mountain walk, the hostel organizes tours there for you- highly recommend!

Liked: It is simply beautiful, with soo much to see and do in the area, and you can just relax at night, or hit the pub for the nightlife.. Loved it!

Disliked: Not at all!

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
73% Avg. rating


18 Jul 2012

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: dont under estimate cost of food and eating out

Liked: easy to get around

Disliked: limited eating places at fair prices

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


13 Jul 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: If it was on my experience . . bring an umbrella

Liked: It is convenient to Dublin without Dublin prices for hostels, hotels, etc.

Disliked: While I was there the weather was very poor so it would be unfair of me to criticise the place on that basis but there seemed to be a lack of shops, some boarded up and some neglected

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74% Avg. city rating Rated by 33 customers

Activities / excursions 84%

Restaurants / eating out 70%

Shopping 60%

Chilling out / relaxing 85%

Getting around / public transport 65%

Sightseeing 82%

Culture 76%

Nightlife / partying 64%

Value for money 80%

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