St Kevin founded this early Christian Monastic Site in the 6th Century. Set in glaciated valley with two lakes, the monastic remains include a superb round tower, stone churches and decorated crosses. Glendalough visitor centre has also an interesting exhibition and audiovisual show.

Opening Times – Visitor Centre

Mid October to mid March: Monday – Sunday 09.30 – 17.00 (last admission: 16.15)
Mid March to mid October: Monday – Sunday 09.30 – 18.00 (last admission: 17.15)

Closed 23rd – 28th December.


90 -120 minutes approximately.


Site only is free of charge but we recommend going to the visitor centre where the group will meet a local guide for a tour of the grounds as well as an audiovisual will be shown.

Getting here

This attraction can be visited as part of the Wicklow Mountains day tour with your group or can be added to a private tour with your group’s own coach and guide.