Wicklow and Cork 2 Day Tour

After a brief tour of Dublin. we head south towards Wicklow on this 2 day tour.

Wicklow is known as the Garden of Ireland and rightly so, with its picturesque landscapes, mountains, lakes and valleys, it is the perfect place to start our two day tours.

We then head to Cork after a brief overnight stay in Kilkenny.

Tour Details

 Language

This tour is in English.

 Attractions and Entrance Fees

Attraction and Entrance fees are not included, however you can book your tickets in advance on the TICKETS link next to each stop

 

Locations

Pick-Up Point
Pick-up will be from your location within the Dublin Area

Day 1

Day 1 of our tours see's us leaving Dublin and heading towards our first stop

Day 1

Dublin

Dublin is the capital city of Ireland and has many exquisite places to see.  

We start off our tour by driving through the city of Dublin, taking in a few of the sights and locations while driving towards our first destination.

Dublin

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Lough Bray

Lough Bray Upper and Lower are two of many black lakes found in the Dublin and Wicklow Mountains. Partially visible from the road, the lakes truly show off their beauty.

 

We park up by Lough Bray Upper and allow you a few minutes to stretch your legs and take in a few photo opportunities before setting off again on our journey.

Lough Bray Upper

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Lough Tay (Guinness Lake)

Lough Tay, is a small but scenic lake set on private property in the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland. The lake lies between the mountains of Djouce 725 metres, and Luggala 595 metres, and is dominated by Luggala's east-facing granite cliffs.

This Lake is also known as "The Guinness Lake" due to it being on the grounds of the Guinness Estate (Luggala) and also resembling a pint off the black stuff, with its dark coloured water and Light sandy beach representing a settled head.

Lough Tay (Guinness Lake)

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Roundwood

Roundwood is located in the Wicklow Mountains. At 238 metres above sea level, Roundwood is one of the highest villages in Ireland.

Vartry Reservoir Lakes (reservoirs built in the 1860s) are close by.

Roundwood has a close association with two former Presidents of Ireland, Seán T. O'Kelly who lived locally, and Erskine Hamilton Childers, who, with other family members, is buried in Derrylossary Anglican churchyard near the village.

Coach House Pub - Roundwood

Glendalough

For thousands of years people have been drawn to ‘the valley of the two lakes‘ for its spectacular scenery, rich history, archaeology and abundant wildlife. Glendalough is a remarkable place that will still your mind, inspire your heart and fill your soul.

Glendalough

Hollywood

Hollywood is a pleasant village at the end of the Wicklow Gap road. It has a long association with St. Kevin’s of Glendalough and many pilgrims passed here on the their way to the monastic settlement, until the practice ceased in early 1900’s. 

Hollywood in County Wicklow is believed to have given its name to the California Hollywood and was the set of many blockbusters such as “Dancing at Lughnasa!” with Meryl Streep, or “Michael Collins” with Liam Neeson and Julia Roberts.

Hollywood - Wicklow

Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle is a castle in Kilkenny, Ireland built in 1195 to control a fording-point of the River Nore and the junction of several routeways. It was a symbol of Norman occupation and in its original thirteenth-century condition it would have formed an important element of the defences of the town with four large circular corner towers and a massive ditch, part of which can still be seen today on the Parade.

Kilkenny Castle

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Overnight Stay

We bed down for the night before we set off on our travels in the morning.  Don't forget to book your accommodation here separately.

Overnight Stay

Day 2

Wake up and get ready for our second day of the tour.

Day 2

Jameson Distillery - Midleton - Cork

The Jameson Experience, Midleton, is an Irish whiskey museum and visitor centre located in the Old Midleton Distillery in Midleton, County Cork, Ireland. Set over 15 acres, since opening as a visitor's centre in 1992, the old distillery has received approximately 100,000 guests per year, receiving 125,000 in 2015.

Jameson Midelton Distillery

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St Colmans Cathedral - Cobh

The Cathedral Church of St Colman, usually known as Cobh Cathedral, or previously Queenstown Cathedral, is a single-spire cathedral in Cobh, Ireland. It is a Roman Catholic cathedral and was completed in 1919

St Colman's Cathedral - Cobh

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Spike Island

Spike Island is an island of 103 acres in Cork Harbour, Ireland. Originally the site of a monastic settlement, the island is dominated by an 18th-century bastion fort now named Fort Mitchel.

The island's strategic location within the harbour meant it was used at times for defence and as a prison.

Spike island

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Titanic Museum - Cobh (Cove)

Titanic Experience Cobh is located in Casement Square in the heart of Cobh Town. Our home is the original White Star Line Ticket Office, a building steeped in history dating back to the early 19th century and the departure point for many thousands of White Star Line passengers. When you arrive, check-in with us at reception and let us tell you the story of those 123 passengers.

Titanic Museum - Cobh

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Home

We now head back to our starting point after a wonderful tour and hopefully you will have many memories of your trip around Ireland.

Don't forget that we have many tours available and if you cannot see a tour which suits you, then we can create a fully customised tour for you and your guests.  We offer all types of tours, from 1 day tours through to 14 days and everything in between.

Dublin

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What's Included

  • Incredible photo opportunities
  • Travel in comfort with premium vehicles
  • Live onboard commentary (English language)
  • The memories of your experience

What's Not Included

  • Food
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance costs

Why Choose This Tour

See more of the country on a 2 day tour with overnight stay in Kilkenny

Travel in comfort

Award winning service and travel

Experienced tour guide

5 star on TripAdvisor

Exclusive transport for you and your guests

Why Book Us?

A local independant operator

A knowledgable Tour Guide

Award Winning Service (Tailor Made Tour Company of the Year for Ireland 2022)

An exclusive private vehicle not shared with others

Travel in comfort and style

Customised tours to suit your own agenda

Authentic Irish Travel guide and driver

 

Lough Tay (Guinness Lake)

Lough Bray

Lough Bray Upper
Stop 2

Dublin

Dublin
Stop 1

Spike Island

Spike island
Stop 13

St Colmans Cathedral - Cobh

Jameson Distillery - Midleton - Cork

Titanic Museum - Cobh (Cove)

Waterford Crystal

Home

Dublin
Stop 15

Kilkenny Castle