When it comes to the most action packed honeymoon in Ireland, the counties of Dublin and Wicklow have a lot to offer. Here we have put together some of our top tips for honeymooning in Ireland’s capital city and the garden of Ireland; Wicklow.
The capital city of Dublin has always been a popular hot spot for honeymoons and Ireland vacations. Being the most developed county, there is no doubt you will have an activity-filled honeymoon in Ireland. Bearing this in mind, it may take you the full weekend to explore the perimeter of Dublin City Centre.
Ireland is famous for its Irish stout, with the most popular stout in Ireland being Guinness. Brewed in the heart of Dublin City Centre in the Guinness Storehouse. They open their doors at 9.30 am 7 days a week. What makes the Guinness Storehouse so special is that your pint can be fully customizable. Guinness Storehouse has a handy FAQ guide in which you can find on their website.
Dublin City Centre is famous for its nightlife with millions of tourists exploring what the city has to offer annually. We have all heard about the famous ‘Coppers’ located on Harcourt Street. Copper Face Jacks is open 7 nights a week with large crowds of revellers descending through the doors each night for their fill of the throwback anthems from Westlife to Katy Perry. After you dance the night away, you can fall straight into bed staying in the Jackson Court Hotel. Prices for the hotel start from €55 per night (which includes entry to the famous nightclub). For more information on the hotel, you can visit their website.
Dublin has many sights to see for honeymoon couples. The Hop On-Hop Off bus tour provides couples with the opportunity to discover Dublin in their own time. As you board the double-decker bus, there are helpful staff at hand which will guide you through the history of Dublin. The cost of the tour is €19.80 which covers a 24 hour period. Ride your way through the streets and explore the views of Trinity College and St Stephens Green. More information can be found on www.dodublin.ie
Wicklow provides some of the most breath-taking scenery to be found in Ireland and is easily explored on a self drive tour of Ireland. Wicklow is known for its mountainous areas. It is also known for its coastline, glacial lakes and the Wicklow Mountains National Park and The Wicklow Mountains.
Wicklow has many historic places to visit such as St Kevin in Glendalough’s 6th Century monastic site and Russborough House.
Russborough House is one of Ireland’s most visited houses and it has been described as “one of the most beautiful houses in Ireland”. Throughout the years, the house has been well maintained showcasing fine furniture, tapestries, carpets and antiques. Russborough House showcases the dazzling views of the Wicklow Mountains. Entry to the house is priced at just €12 per adult. More information about the house can be found on the Russborough House website.
Wicklow is also home to some of the most appetizing restaurants in the country. If seafood tingles your taste buds, The Lighthouse restaurant will supply you with your seafood needs. The Lighthouse is located on the South Quay in Wicklow town which overlooks the sea. It is rated 4.6 stars on OpenTable.ie. The Martello Bar is also known as one of the top destinations to visit in your life. Wine and dine from Wednesday-Sunday each week in the exquisite venue.