Around Ireland Day Tours t/a Wild Rover Tours
Wild Rover offer day tours from Dublin, Ireland. Offering fun, innovative and original day trips in Ireland. delivering exclusive, luxury day tours from Dublin, packed with attractions and filled with imaginative itineraries. Bringing you the best of Irish History, Culture & Landscapes. Whether you are interested in Castles, Stately Homes, Monastic Ruins, Lakes, Caves, breath-taking scenery, Wildlife, Guided Walks, Botanical Gardens and Mountains or just a day out from Dublin, our day tours have something for everyone.
TOUR 1 - Castles, Caves and Cloisters
From Dublin to Kilkenny City, Dunmore Caves, Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough.
Depart for Medieval Kilkenny. Explore the famous 12th century Kilkenny Castle, majestically located on the banks of the river Nore. Enjoy a stroll around the narrow, cobbled streets and ancient archways. Take in Killkenny's rich heritage, browse the shops or lunch in the bistro cafes. Visit Ireland's oldest brewery, founded by St Frances in the 14th century and many other ancient treasures. Combine your trip with a visit to Dunmore Caves, Ireland's largest caves, where myth and history blend. Site of the worst Viking massacre in 928AD. Explore the caves and exhibits packed with many treasures and archaeological finds.
On we roam through the Wicklow Mountains, winding our way through the famous Wicklow Gap. Feast your eyes on the spectacular landscapes and scenic treasures of mountains, native plants and wildlife. (A photographer's dream) Walk in the footsteps of Saint Kevin as you explore the 6th century monastic settlement of Glendalough. Stroll to the famous lakes.
Tour 3 - Historical Haunts and Hikes
Wicklow Gaol (Jail), Wicklow Mountains, Vale of Avoca, Avoca Village & Glendalough
Visit Ireland's most haunted place, infamous Wicklow Gaol(Jail) www.wicklowhistoricgaol.com as seen on tv "ghost hunters". Ireland's best and most interactive experience. Meet the jailer and come face to face with the most notorious characters to have inhabited the walls of this ghoulish prison.
Arrive in the village of Avoca (location of TVs "Ballykissangel") set in the beautiful Vale of Avoca. Enjoy a tranquil guided walk through the Vale with its abandoned villages and copper-mines. Climb onto the Druid Mottee Stone and soak up the beauty of the area known as the "Garden of Ireland".
Arrive at Glendalough the 6th century Monastic Settlement founded by St. Kevin. Glendalough is serenity with a sense of well being. Stroll the valley of the two lakes, take one-of-a kind photos of the round tower and its monastic ruins. Glendalough is world renowned for its natural beauty."