Scenic and Cultural Activities

Avoca is an ideal accommodation centre for the tourist who wishes to tour Co. Wicklow and other parts of Ireland's Ancient East.

Tourist facilities and attractions include craft shops, pubs, good restaurants and coffee shops. There are local scenic walks such as the Kite Walk and the Miners Cross Route. Popular attractions include Kilmacurragh Arboretum, Mount Usher Gardens and the World War 1 Memorial Park at Woodenbridge. Geocaches are hidden in the area

Day trips from Avoca to cities and towns such as Dublin, Wicklow, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, and Waterford are easily made through magnificent and relatively quiet countryside.

The scenic and cultural attractions such as Glendalough monastery, Powerscourt and other gardens and the mountains of Co. Wicklow are about 30 minutes drive from Avoca.

The modern Bridgewater Shopping Centre & Multiplex cinema and the Coral Leisure Centre are located in the coastal town of Arklow, just 15 minutes away.

Round Tower and St Kevin's Kitchen, Glendalough Round Tower and St Kevin's Kitchen, Glendalough