Glendalough was once the home of a 6th Century monastic settlement of saints and scholars.This area is a must for history, geography and nature enthusiasts. It\'s a great area for fishing, rock climbing, pony trekking, walking forest trails and Wicklow Way.
The nearset shop is in Laragh 2km from the hostel.
Internet €1 = 40min €2 = 60min
After this why not check out out other hostel in Wicklow, Knockree Youth Hostel, near Enniskerry and along the Wicklow way.
St Kevins Coaches from Dublin to Glendalough (11.30 am & 18.00pm(Sunday 11.30am & 19.00pm) from Dawson Street, just off St. Stephens Green) to Glendalough.
By car, bike or foot, follow the signs for Glendalough Monastic Settlement. The Youth Hostel is on the road to the upper lake on the left handside.
From Dublin Airport to Glendalough: At Airport Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the M1 (signposted Dublin). Leave the M1 at junction 3, then at roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the M50 (signposted M50 Southbound). Continue forward onto the M11 (signposted Wexford). Continue forward onto the N11. Branch left, then at roundabout take the 4th exit onto the R755. Continue forward onto the R755 Entering Roundwood. Bear right onto the R755 Entering Annamoe. Continue forward onto the R755 Entering Laragh. Bear right onto the R756 (signposted Glendalough). Branch left onto the R757