21 Photos That Prove You Need To Visit Glendalough Immediately

Less than 30 minutes from Dublin

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There are times in Dublin when you start thinking that there is nothing to do here apart from go to the pub and drink pints. We all fall into that trap, but we wanted to prove how wrong that thinking is by taking a look at the gorgeous Glendalough.

Merely a 30-minute drive from Dublin, we're blessed to have one of the most beautiful national parks on the planet right on our doorstep. We thought we'd highlight 21 of your best photos taken there to illustrate just how beautiful this place is. 

Time to plan a trip there this weekend...

Perfect reflections

Still, silent, cold, beautiful. Not the most wonderful photographic opportunity at Glendalough on this particular dawn, but to be up there in the quiet and peace of it with hardly anyone else around was great. . "Oh, these vast, calm, measureless mountain days, inciting at once to work and rest! Days in whose light everything seems equally divine, opening a thousand windows to show us God." . . . . . #Ireland #instaireland #insta_Ireland #irelandgram #discoverireland #loveireland #igersireland #irishpassion #inspireland #lovesireland #wanderireland #irelandaily #fujifilm #beautifuldestinations #passionpassport #createexplore #awesome_earthpix #stayandwander #igmasters #europevacations #livetravelchannel #topeurophoto #tourtheplanet #bestintravel #tvtravel #wonderful_places #worldplaces #johnmuir

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You'll always find somewhere nice to rest

No matter what angle you see it from, this place is stunning

#Glendalough #2017 #ireland #newyearsday

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Even the houses here look amazing

You can create the perfect pose that nobody will ever see

Your four-legged friend will absolutely love it here too

Under the stars

You'll always find somewhere to stop for a nice drink

You'll find loads of hidden paths to wander

History is all around you

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You'll get one of the most gorgeous photo backdrops ever

The place looks like an oil painting

Glendalough ☘️#wicklowmountains#glendalough#irishnature#irishlandscape#ireland#glendaloughlake

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The colours are constantly changing

#winter #trees #glendalough #wicklow #ireland

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A truly magical place

A great place for a dip

It's also a dream location for photographers

#nikon #photography #camera #nofilterneeded #ireland #glendalough

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Even the larger animals are super friendly here

You'll feel like you're on a movie set

This is the most magical, mystical image. I'm in love. Photo via the super talented @fearghal - tag your pics #youririshadventure to be featured

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There are loads of gorgeous waterfalls

When santa got stuck in the waterfall

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The wildlife comes in all shapes and sizes

It really is the perfect place to get away from it all

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Niall Harbison

Niall founded Lovin' Dublin with a few fairly simple aims: discover new places to eat in Dublin and share simple recipes cooked up in his kitchen.

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