For visitors to this beautiful Wicklow Cottage, the landscape is one of the greatest attractions. As a maritime county with a large area of wild upland, Wicklow contains a wide range of Ireland’s plants and mammals. Evidence of the last ice age is to be found throughout this beautiful county. From the glacial lakes of Loughs Dan, Tay and Glendalough to the wild, ice carved valleys of Glenmacnass and Glenmalure deep ,in the Wicklow Mountains- the power of nature is everywhere to be seen.
Red Deer, foxes, badgers and wild goats are found throughout Wicklow. Peregrine falcons, the recently re-introduced Red Kite and Buzzards are all to be seen in the skies over the Wicklow Mountains. Coniferous forests are the main feature of many of the glens and native deciduous species such as ash and hazel grace the lower river valleys. Whether you are a wildlife enthusiast or just enjoy beautiful unspoilt landscapes- you’ll find a visit to Wicklow presents a great opportunity to see a wide range of plants and animals in a beautiful landscape