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Blessington, Co. Wicklow

A long established town which dates from c1682 when Michael Boyle, who was granted the manor by Charles II in 1669, laid out a one street village. The Protestant parish church dates back to this time. The nearby lakes are part of a hydro-electric scheme created when the valleys of the Liffey and Kings rivers were flooded. These lakes are now a huge recreational amenity incorporating a leisure pursuits centre where watersports skills and other activities can be learned, practiced and enjoyed.

On this page you can see a map of Blessington, see what's on in Blessington, find out how to get to Blessington, find things to see and do in Blessington, visit local websites for Blessington, find Hotels in Blessington, find Self-Catering Accommodation in Blessington, browse restaurants in Blessington.

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Bus to Blessington

  • Dublin Bus provide an extensive local bus service to Dublin City and its suburbs and surrounds. The following Dublin Bus routes serve Blessington:
    • 65:
      • Luke Street - Valleymount Road
      • Valleymount Road - Luke Street
  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 132:
      • Dublin (Busras) - Rosslare Europort
      • Rosslare Europort - Dublin (Connolly LUAS stop)

Things to See and Do in Blessington

Tulfarris Golf Club Tulfarris Golf Club

Tulfarris Village, Near Blessington, Co Wicklow, Ireland
The 18 hole championship golf course was designed by Irelands renowned golf architect, Patrick J. Merrigan. The imaginative use of the natural landscape to blend an exciting design into an excellent golf layout is evident throughout the course. No t

Russborough House

Blessington, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Russborough was built for Joseph Leeson, later Earl of Milltown. Building began in 1741 and took ten years to complete. The architect was Richard Castle (Cassells). The house is built of granite and is in the Palladian style.

Hotels in Blessington

Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort

Blessington Lakes, Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
Surrounded by 200 acres of beautiful woodland, Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort overlooks Blessington Lakes and the stunning Wicklow Mountains, just a 1-hour drive from Dublin and 20 minutes from Punchestown.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Blessington

Avon Ri Lakeshore Resort Avon Ri Lakeshore Resort

Burgage, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Overlooking Blessington Lakes, at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains, the Avon Ri Lakeshore Resort offers self-catering holiday homes.

Restaurants in Blessington

Blessington Library Bistro Blessington Library Bistro

West Wicklow House, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
At the Blessington Library Bistro food is sourced locally as much as they can, with fresh fish delivered daily and emphasis on Irish meats.

Casa Tapas@Moore's Pub

Moore's Pub, Main St, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Set in the cosy, rustic surroundings of Moore's Pub, Casa Tapas Bar & Grill offers a diverse selection of international tapas, wines & craft beers. We invite you to come and share a variety of small savoury dishes informally with friends, ove

Kitchen Garden Cafe Kitchen Garden Cafe

Russborough House, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Visitors to the stunning Russborough House in Blessington can now enjoy a wide ranging all day menu, full of wholesome foods and tasty treats, seven days a week. After a pleasant stroll through Russborough's exquisite gardens or a wander through the

Lemon Tree - Dunmore East Lemon Tree - Dunmore East

Seafireld coxtown, Dunmore East, Co. Waterford
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.~ Virginia Woolf

Lil Doyle Lil Doyle's

Barndarrig, Kilbride, Redcross, Co. Wicklow

Lime Tree Restaurant @ Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort Lime Tree Restaurant @ Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort

Blessington lakes, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
The Lime Tree Restaurant is a sumptuous blend of tastes and flavours where world cuisine meets the best of Irish. As far as we can, all ingredients are sourced locally from Irish farmers and suppliers. Our wine list is second to none with wines selec

Mussoorie Restaurant

Above Lakes Pub, Main Street, Blessington, Co. Wicklow

Poulaphouca House Poulaphouca House

Blessington, Co. Wicklow

The Avon BAR The Avon BAR

The Avon, Burgage, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Food at The Avon

West Wicklow House West Wicklow House

Main st, Blessington, Co. Wicklow

Zucchini Restaurant

Town Square, Blessington, Co. Wicklow

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