Countryside Private Tour

Wicklow Gaol, Glendalough & Powerscourt Private Tour

Immerse Yourself in the ‘Garden of Ireland’ with a Personalized Journey Through Wicklow Gaol, Glendalough, and Powerscourt.

Tour Overview

Embark on a captivating journey with our full-day private tour to Wicklow Gaol, Glendalough, and Powerscourt. This tour offers you an exclusive exploration of some of Ireland’s most significant historical sites and natural beauty. Your adventure begins with a visit to Wicklow Gaol, where you’ll delve into Ireland’s penal history. From there, we’ll venture to Glendalough, a glacial valley renowned for its early medieval monastic settlement. The tour also includes a visit to Powerscourt, one of the world’s most beautiful gardens. On our return journey, we’ll take a scenic coastal drive towards Wicklow, including a tour of the Martello Tower in Dalkey.

This tour is fully customizable, allowing you to explore at your own pace and focus on the sites that interest you most. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover, or simply looking for an unforgettable experience, our Wicklow Gaol, Glendalough & Powerscourt tour offers a unique journey into the heart of Ireland’s natural and cultural heritage.

What to Expect

Collection and Drop-off

Start your day with a convenient pick-up directly from your hotel or place of stay. At the end of the tour, you can choose to return to your hotel or any other location in the city that suits your plans.

Wicklow Gaol

Begin your tour with a visit to Wicklow Gaol, one of the most haunted places in Ireland. Learn about its history, the harsh conditions that prisoners faced, and its role in Ireland’s penal history.


Next, explore Glendalough, a glacial valley known for its early medieval monastic settlement. Discover the history of this spiritual site and enjoy the stunning natural beauty of the area.


Visit Powerscourt, one of the world’s most beautiful gardens. Explore the Italian and Japanese gardens, the pet cemetery, and the Pepperpot Tower, and enjoy the stunning views of the Wicklow Mountains.

Martello Tower in Dalkey

On the return journey, take a tour of the Martello Tower in Dalkey. Learn about its history and enjoy the panoramic views of Dublin Bay.

Scenic Coastal Drive

Enjoy a scenic coastal drive towards Wicklow. Take in the picturesque views of the coastline and the Irish Sea.

Customizable Itinerary

As this is a private guided tour, your guide is always open to suggestions and will accommodate your interests. If there’s something else that captures your attention on the day, no problem. We’ll do our best to ensure you get the most out of your day.

Comfort and Refreshments

Throughout the tour, you’ll travel in a comfortable vehicle driven by our experienced guide. We’ll also provide light snacks and water to keep you refreshed during your journey.

Additional Info

Start Time

The start time of the tour is flexible and can be adjusted based on your preferences. We aim to ensure a seamless experience.

Ticket Prices

Please note that the ticket prices for attractions visited during the tour are not included in the price of the tour. Sites that require entrance fees, such as Wicklow Gaol and Powerscourt, are not included in the tour price. This allows you the flexibility to choose which sites you’d like to visit.

Private Tour

This is a private tour, meaning only your group will be in the vehicle with our guide. This ensures a personalized and intimate experience.


The duration of the tour is approximately 12 hours, giving you ample time to explore and enjoy the sights.

Booking Direct

For the best service, communication, and value, we recommend booking directly with us. We’re committed to providing you with a memorable and hassle-free experience.

Special Requests

We strive to make your tour as enjoyable and personalized as possible. If you have any special requirements or requests, please don’t hesitate to ask. Whether it’s a dietary restriction, a surprise for a loved one, or a particular place you’d like to visit, we’ll do our utmost to accommodate your needs and make your tour a truly unique experience.

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