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.
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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
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.
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.
Ballykippoghue Kilbride, Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
Offering bright, warmly furnished rooms with rural views, Ashgrove B&B is bordered by stunning coastline and surrounded by the Wicklow Mountains. Guests can enjoy full Irish breakfasts and a pretty private garden.
Burgage, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Overlooking the Wicklow Mountains, the Avon Ri Lakeshore Resort offers self-catering holiday homes.
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.
Seafireld coxtown, Dunmore East, Co. Waterford
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Barndarrig, Kilbride, Redcross, Co. Wicklow
Above Lakes Pub, Main Street, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Main st, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Town Square, Blessington, Co. Wicklow