Apart from golf, hill-walking and some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland, there is also birdwatching, trout-fishing, horse-riding, canoeing and many cycling routes nearby, while the premier beaches of the east coast are only 30 minutes away at Wicklow Town.
The area is a natural habitat for a wide range of animal and bird life. Restaurants, pubs and shops are all within easy reach by car. Wicklow, considered the Garden of Ireland, has many places of historical, aesthetic and natural interest and you can return home each evening to peace and tranquillity.
GLENMALURE GOLF CLUB: 18 holes - par 71, one of 20 golf courses in Co. Wicklow is right on your doorstep, with magnificent views - buggy and trolley hire available - also full catering.DRUIDS GLEN GOLF RESORT is a 20 minute drive away.
WALKING IN WICKLOW: Glenmalure is a wonderful centre for the walking Wicklow County Trails. It also encompasses part of the famous WICKLOW WAY and is adjacent to Lugnaquilla, visible from the lodge. For the less adventurous there are many local walks, including forest walks and simply sauntering through the highways and byways of Wicklow. Wicklow County Tourism organize the 2-day Wicklow Mountains Spring and Autumn Walking Festival annually. Tel. +353(0)404 20100
GLENDALOUGH: known for its beautiful scenery, lakes, historic monuments and monastic settlement founded by St. Kevin, it is only ten minutes drive away.
AVONDALE HOUSE AND FOREST PARK: home of Charles Stewart Parnell. A house and museum of huge historic interest, it lies within spectacular grounds, and is just a few kilometres from the lodges.
OTHER PLACES OF INTEREST:
POWERSCOURT HOUSE AND GARDENS
GREENAN FARM MUSEUM AND MAZE
WICKLOW MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK
MOUNT USHER GARDENS at Ashford
THE NATIONAL GARDEN EXHIBITION CENTRE, KILQUADE
THE ARBORETUM AT KILMACURRAGH in Rathdrum
CLARA LARA FUNPARK, Vale of Clara