Aughrim Holiday Village is situated in the beautiful village of Aughrim, a very scenic area near where the Ow and Derry Rivers meet in County Wicklow. Our cluster pretty holiday homes in Aughrim are beautifully maintained and set in a private cul-de-sac, adjacent to the Lawless Hotel. Guests have the added bonus of being within walking distance to the local shops, cafes, take-aways and restaurants in this pretty village.New Booking Arrangement from July 25th to August 28th, 2020At Aughrim Holiday Village, we have restricted the booking period to 6-nights, 13-nights, 20-nights and 27-nights from July 25th to August 28th, 2020. For this period guests must arrive on a Saturday and depart on a Friday, this is to facilitate essential cleaning at our large sites across Ireland. We need to implement new cleaning protocols which have been designed to protect our cleaning staff and our guests checking in/out of our holiday homes.
Aughrim Holiday Village - DescriptionUpon entering this countryside development, you canâ€™t help but admire the beautiful gardens and pretty exterior of these holiday homes. Enter the holiday accommodation via a small porch into a bright and welcoming hall.
Located on the ground floor of this self-catering holiday accommodation is an open plan kitchen and dining room area. The kitchen is fully equipped providing all the essentials you need for a comfortable self-catering holiday in Ireland. French doors lead out to a rear patio and garden ideal for outside dining and kidsâ€™ games.
There is a spacious separate sitting room where guests can relax and watch TV and an additional guest bathroom located on the ground floor.
Aughrim Holiday Village is a 3-bedroom self-catering holiday homes sleeping 5 guests comfortably:
Single bedroom, sleeping 1
Twin en-suite bedroom, sleeping 2
Double en-suite bedroom, sleeping 2
Off street car parking is available in this pretty development.
There is a communal tennis court available onsite too so donâ€™t forget your tennis rackets and ball.
About Aughrim VillageIn this charming and neat village there are a number of unusual granite terraced houses and pretty cottages. Interesting buildings include a riverside forge and town hall - at the request of the Earl of Meath. Aughrim was one a granite mining village, and this material is widely used, giving the village a distinctive and coherent architecture.
Aughrim has a long tradition of involvement in the National Tidy Towns competition, which they have won several times. Aughrim also received a gold award in the international Entente-Florale competition which is coveted by every town in Europe. The village demonstrations a great community spirit, evident in the considerable pride taken by the residents in its always colourful and tidy appearance.
Aughrim is surrounded by woodland hills, a plaque on the pretty Rednagh Bridge commemorates Anne Devlin, who was employed by and supported Robert Emmet, a rebel who was hanged in 1803 for his leadership of an aborted revolution. Aughrim is an important agricultural, horticultural and timber processing village.
There are a variety of activities such a fishing, making Aughrim Holiday Village a great base for a fishing holiday in Ireland. The National Angling Centre is located in the village and only an 8-minute walk from our holiday accommodation, known as a "Fishing for All" put and take fishing lake in Aughrim.
The fantastic facility consists of a 4-acre lake within an 8-acre riverside park with panoramic views overlooking the surrounding Wicklow hills, offering a fun day out for all. You can arrange to bring your own fishing rods and bait or alternatively you can hire rods and purchase bait at the facility.
In addition, there is a pleasant 4km riverside and woodland walk call the Sea Linehan Way which starts at Tinakilly Bridge. It follows the Ballycreen Brook from Aughrim village deep into the Tinakilly Woods. Alder, Oak, Birch and Sycamore trees grace the riverbanks while wild-life to watch out for include dippers, wrens and stoats. And just south west of our holiday accommodation in Aughrim is the Ciaran Shannon Way which can be accessed via the Rednagh Road or by parking at Annacurragh village.
The village is also home to the county grounds of the Wicklow County Gaelic Athletic Association team. Plus, golfers can enjoy a round of golf locally at the Paul McGinley designed golf course nearby at Macreddin. Other top golf courses in Wicklow includes Druids Glen, The European Club, Powerscourt Golf Club and the Wooden Bridge Golf Club to name but a few.
Local wedding venues in Wicklow include Ballybeg House and The BrookLodge & Wells Spa Hotel at Macreddin Village. Wedding guests can base themselves in our village accommodation yet easily reach these two beautiful venues in 6 â€“ 8 minutes.
Things to do in WicklowCounty Wicklow borders counties Wexford, Carlow, Kildare and Dublin. Known as the Garden of Ireland this scenic county is situated on the east coast of Ireland. The county consists of spectacular mountains, a pretty coastline along the Irish Sea, country estates and the Wicklow Way.
The popular blue flag beach of Brittas Bay is a 20-minute drive away, a wonderful base for a great family day out in Wicklow. This 4 km sandy beach is very popular and one of the most frequented beaches south of the capital during the summer.
Glendalough is one of the top visitor attractions on Irelandâ€™s Ancient East, a 29-minute drive from Aughrim Holiday Village. This is one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland. This early Christian monastic settlement was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century and from this developed the â€œMonastic Cityâ€. The centre features an audio visual and has a model of the monastic site on display
Another top attraction is Powerscourt Estate, located in the pretty village of Enniskerry. This is a large country estate which is noted for its house and award-winning landscaped gardens, today occupying 19 hectares. Enjoy a coffee or a bite to eat at the Powerscourt Avoca CafÃ©, which must have one of the best views in Ireland across to the Great Sugar Loaf.
Mount Usher Gardens yet another award-winning garden is situated in Ashford village. This magnificent garden is spread out over 20 acres along the River Vartry. Established in 1868, this unique garden in Ireland as over 5000 plant species.
For another fantastic day out venture to Splash Valley, an aqua-park located in Hidden Valley Holiday Park in Rathdrum, Wicklow. The 1,800-square-metre park includes some 30 obstacles arranged around a small, manmade lake. Splash Valley is open to day-visitors, with hour-long slots available. To participate you need to be aged 7 or over, and at least 110cm tall, for the aqua park. The park is a 15-minute drive from Aughrim Holiday Village and youâ€™ll need bring togs and towels for changing.
Clara Lara Fun Park, offers a unique outdoor adventure experience and a healthy and creative fun day out for families and groups of children. Cara Lara is located on 30 acres of beautiful countryside in the Avonmore River valley with tree houses, Tarzan swings, rope bridges, rowing boats, water slides, rafts, canoes and junior go-carts. You will love the breath-taking aqua shuttle - the biggest water slide in Ireland. Other activities include mini golf, miles of hill walking through the spectacular countryside and a junior playground. There is a picnic restaurant which services a range of hot and cold food and an extensive riverside picnic area with barbecues. Clara Lara Fun Park is the ultimate escape to the wilderness.
Walking the Wicklow WayAughrim is a popular tourist venue for walkers therefore a great base for a walking holiday in Ireland. Aughrim is the nearest town for those finishing a Wicklow Way stage at Iron Bridge in the Ow River Valley.
Ireland has a diversity of walking trails including several mountainous and upland areas. The Wicklow Way is a very popular and spectacular walking trail with wonderful unspoilt forest and mountain trails. In fact, the Wicklow Way was the first such trail in Ireland having been formally established in 1980.
This enchanted walking trail begins in Dublin's southern suburb of Rathfarnham and travels in a south-south-westerly direction across the Dublin and Wicklow uplands, then through the rolling hill country of southwest County Wicklow to finish in the small, County Carlow village of Clonegal 129 kilometres later. This walking trail crosses the Wicklow Mountains National Park, within the park are glacial lakes, rivers and Glendalough.
Although it feels beautifully rural, Aughrim is only 40-minute drive from Wicklow town and 1 hour 25-minute drive from Dublin city centre, making Aughrim a wonderful holiday destination at any time of the year.Get the full listing »