Explore Ireland’s wild and beautiful Wicklow Mountains on foot

Discover Kippure Estate’s breath taking Wicklow scenery at your own pace Kippure Estate, located by the Wicklow Mountains, is especially lucky to be able to offer some of the most stunning views in the country, making it ideal if you enjoy rambling. Whether you’re part of a walking club or you just want to take some time out with your …

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Seefin Megalithic Tomb – PART 2

The Oisín Stone, Glen na Smól The stone that Oisín lifted is called the Oisín Stone and can still, 1,500 years later, be seen in Gleann na Smól (the valley of the thrushes). The Oisín Stone is only a good walk from Seefin to the lower valley. The Fiannachta tales also described how Fionn would look across the Dublin bay …

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Seefin Megalithic Tomb – PART 1

From Kippure Estate let us follow in the footsteps of our ancient ancestors from the Stone Age to the Iron Age – their druids, the warrior division of the Iron Age Fianna, on to the top of magical SeefinMountain. There, after a 1.5 hour walk, you will discover the 5000 year old Seefin megalithic tomb or passage grave. The nearby …

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Ireland's first disc golf course opens in Wicklow

Kippure Estate, the scenic 240-acre gem nestled in County Wicklow, is now home to Ireland’s first official disc golf course. The course will celebrate its debut at 11 a.m. on Saturday, 7. March 2015, as a select group of invitation-only players will navigate each hole. The course opens to the public at 2 p.m. and will be offering FREE ROUNDS …

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Barbeques in Winter? We Say…Why Not!

When you’re thinking about festive entertainment this Christmas, a barbeque may not be something that springs initially to mind. Traditionally, barbeques are reserved for warm summer days…or are they? The answer is a resounding ‘no’, according to Kippure Estate’s chef, Paul McGavin. When it comes to food, Paul is a master of the unique and unexpected. His big tip for …

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