Wicklow’s Wilderness Lodge Is The Nicest Getaway Spot You’ve Never Heard Of

You're in for a treat


Think you deserve an escape from the hustle and bustle this weekend? Just as well, then, that we have the PERFECT perfect spot for you.

The Wilderness Lodge is a hidden gem in Glenmalure, Co Wicklow – a self-catering haven that can host up to 16 heads.

So gather the lads, unleash your adventurous soul and de-stress in the heart of the majestic Wicklow Mountains. 


Located in the longest glacier valley in Ireland, the Wilderness Lodge is about as relaxing a place you’ll find in this part of Ireland – perfect for those eager to explore.

You can recover here after tackling Lugnaquilla, Leinster's tallest mountain...

... or maybe after some golfing, fishing, cycling and kayaking, all of which are also accessible nearby.


Just three minutes away is The Glenmalure Lodge pub, where you can curl up with a pint and be utterly delighted by the intimate, impromptu live music sessions.

It doesn’t get much more Irish than this.


How to get there?

Drive to here.

Or take the Glendalough Bus from Dublin City Center to Laragh for just €9, and arrange an Aughrim Cab from there to The Wilderness Lodge.


Get in there.



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Written By

Logan Hassig

Logan is a coffee addict and outdoor enthusiast from Kansas (yes, Kansas) exploring one city at a time. You can find her cycling through the streets of Dublin on her rusty, secondhand bike or feasting in the park.