If you want a holiday full of magical memories, then choose a Rathmore Country house & Holiday Village.
In the Wicklow Region is just as proud of its friendly character as it is of its rich history and unspoilt landscape, magnificent golf courses and great Walking Holidays
Lodges : Large self catering units - 5 available
- 1 x 4 Bedroom Lodge
- 2 x 3 Bedroom Lodge
- 1 x 2 Bedroom Lodge
- 1 x 1 Bedroom Lodge
Coach Houses : Double bed rooms - 3 Available
- 3 x Double bedrooms
- 3 x 2 Bedroom Granary Houses
- 1 x 4 Bedroom Granary Houses
Suites : All suites include kitchenettes - 5 Available
- 3 x King Bedroom suites
- 2 x Twin room suites
( Suites can be altered between king rooms and twin rooms if needed. )
Accommodation with Nature on the Doorstep
Nature lovers, who visit Wicklow are spoilt for choice: see the inspirational miles of Irish Coast unfold to reveal years of history and beauty in front of you. Enjoy walks along the natural reserve, under the management of Bird watch Ireland. All visible from Rathmore Farm. Explore the rugged moorland walks, and cliff top paths, or head inland, tracing historic routes, keeping watch for shy wildlife such as butterflies, otters, kingfishers and lizards, eagles. The devils Glen Forest, enriched with sculptured art, and waterfall. Kiloughter Beech, Wick low Harbor were one can book a book trip or sailing class for the day. Historic valley of Glendalough, explore the glen and its caves along with learning the experience of mining in the region. Take in the breathtaking views of the glacier valley, all within easy reach of our farm at Rathmore cottages.
The rocky cliffs of Wick low known as the black castle are breathtaking, while the wildly beautiful Wick low National Park stretches out to meet the glacier Valley- home to wild ponies, red deer and buzzards. The mining caves of the Glendalough Hills offer yet more possibilities for holidays or short breaks in Wick low. We would love you to choose your countryside retreat with us; we know you'll be moved by your surroundings.
Character Cottages Steeped in History and Heritage
From Glendalough with its legendary history, to medieval monuments - you can walk the ancient paths of our ancestors.
This area of countryside is littered with historic sites – Ashford Castle, historic building dating back over 400 years, old rugged bridges, Wells and its churches, mount usher gardens oldest gardens in Ireland, powers court , Avondale (home of Charles steward Parnell)a host of picturesque medieval Villages - enough to give any holiday a historic flavor.
This is a region alive with enduring history and legend, Film making, make the perfect base for exploring it all. Walk in the footsteps of the great actors of Brave heart, Michael Collins, Veronica Guerin. Or look out over the views that inspired Thomas Moore overlooking the Meetings of the Water, Retrace the steps of the people who left wick low during the Famine.
Stop time, and soak up the history, make a traditional English Country Cottage your holiday home
Choose a Cottage Holiday for Culture and Cuisine
From a the local tradition of a Fishing mackerel on Kiloughter beach smoking it and having it with a pint of Guinness followed by locally grown strawberries in summer , this region tempts food lovers with freshly caught and cooked culinary delights at any time of year.
You'll be glad of the self-catering facilities in your holiday cottage when you catch sight of the many farmers' markets locally, You could even take a boat trip, and try your hand at sea fishing for the freshest of fresh ingredients, or see Ice cream been made.
Whatever your reason for visiting our wonderful countryside as your destination, you'll find a real flavor of the real Ireland, a True Irish Welcome! And, in terms of culture, our cottage holidays in Ashford put you right in the heart of a region brimming with a vibrant arts and craft scene, where traditional skills such as Knitting and sewing enjoy our basket weaving classes that have been kept alive for hundreds of years.
Don't miss attractions such as the Goal Museum in Wick low, The Sea fest and Bray Jazz Festival or the friendliest trad nights, our counties largest county shows The Tinahely and tullow show in August. In July.
The Highlights and Hotspots
It's easy to relax and unwind among The Wick low Hills and beaches and timeless rolling moorland, but, should you prefer to get active, you'll find a host of great days out within easy reach of our range of our holiday cottages. On holiday here you can take in the Polo Championships across from us, enjoy show jumping at Boswell Equestion centre or enjoy a day’s horse riding there. Part takes in cycling or walking our countryside. Should you be really adventurous, take part in our onsite activity of air soft or enjoy local Ploughing Matches, pony and trap competitions.Wicklows walking festival, or enjoy motor racing on Cullenmore bends at the end of August.
For family fun, you'll find attractions such as Greenane maze, Glenroe Farm and Avoca Hand weavers, play zone, beautiful park lands and attractions, and don't miss the amazing aerial views from the Wick low Head.
Head to the award winning beaches of Brittas Bay, (golden sand) greystones, Bray Seafront with arcades and amusements, outdoor fun at clara-lara funpark or get really active at our local swimming pools enjoy a real Irish day of Gaelic football or hurling at local venues, (See Gaa Cul Camps for enrolment for summer camp open for all) and you'll find all the ingredients for a heavenly holiday.