31 Photos That Prove Why You Need To Take A Day Trip To Wicklow Today

They don't call it the Garden of Ireland for nothing...

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We're lucky to have a neighbour like Wicklow, y'know.

Not only is it so easy to get to but it is also home to The Happy Pear Café and it has some of the most stunning scenery in the country. Whether you're hopping on the DART to Bray for the day, strolling through Powerscourt Gardens or hiking through Glendalough, there are breathtaking views at every turn.

Take a gander at these stunning pictures, and we challenge you to come up with a reason why you shouldn't visit Wicklow this fine Sunday...

Because Bray on a good day is like the Costa del Sol

You won't get the warmth today... but the season is coming, and they know it.

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And Wicklow's pink skies make our hearts sing

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Because nothing says majestic like the Glendalough's lakes on a still day

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And nothing humbles us more than the history of the ancient towers there

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And dem trees...

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And these gorgeous green hills (which look particularly great with a sprinkling of snow)

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And the stunning views from those same hills

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And because you never know who you'll meet up there

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Because Wicklow Town could not be any more quaint if it tried

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And you're never too far from a valley

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Or a babbling brook...

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Or a waterfall for that matter!

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Because of the serenity you feel in the Djouce Woods

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While escaping to Brittas Bay is as good as any holiday abroad

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And because even on a bad day, it's hard not to be blown away by the lakes in Wicklow

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And the sunrises in Bray are so stunning they're worth dragging yourself out of bed for

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The sun peeking through the clouds like this makes us think we've just witnessed a miracle

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And with scenery like this, maybe we have...

Written By

Fíodhna Horan Murphy

Fíodhna is deputy editor of Lovin Dublin and the Lovin Group. She's mad into music, gigs, cans by the canal and anything leopard print.

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