Welcome to Croneybyrne.
Thanks for visiting and please do have a look around the site– you will find information and links to sites of local interest - whether you’re curious about Wicklow, thinking about visiting or if you live locally. We like to update these pages often, so even if you have been here before you may still find something new. You’ll also find video clips and images that illustrate the natural beauty and tranquility of the area.
If you’re thinking about Wicklow as a holiday destination then you might be interested in considering a stay in our luxurious self catering Holiday Homes. Croneybyrne is a family and pet friendly destination here in the Wicklow Mountains, one of Ireland’s most beautiful locations a mere 1 hour drive from Dublin City centre. Children love to visit our animal farm and can partake in egg collecting from free range hens, feed the baby Lamb, Ducks and Geese and an assortment of pets. We also have our own Park, ideal for a contemplative stroll, and a children’s playground. For a better introduction to our on-site facilities visit our Accommodation and Amenities pages.
For a those seeking to escape from the pressures of modern day life, we have on our doorstep, many acres of wilderness – including the Clara Vale Bird Sanctuary and Wildlife Reserve where you can spend hours exploring without seeing another soul or hearing the sound of modern distractions. There you will see Sika Deer as well as Badger, Fox, Rabbits and the occasional Hare, not to mention the myriad of Birds, including the spectacular Red Kite, recently re-introduced to Wicklow. No surprises - these magnificent birds seems to be thriving here. There are forest and mountain walks, we are within easy reach of the Wicklow Way, with its many way-marked Hill Walks and, for the more adventurous, there are more challenging Rock Climbing activities. There are stables lacally that can offer the opportunity to ride out to beginners and to the experienced rider. If it’s the outdoors you seek, there is something right on our doorstep for all ages and levels of fitness. To see the broad range of activities available on- and off-site have a look at our Facilities page.
Croneybyrne is situated approximately 6 miles from historic Glendalough, with it’s ancient Monastic City and Lakes, all within the stunning Wicklow Mountains National Park - a national jewel and major attraction. There are Restaurants, Cafe’s and Pubs in the vicinity providing a range of options for eating out and for entertainment.
If you’re looking for a destination for your Wedding venue, we cater for functions and parties in the Coach House and can provide the environment for a great night or week-end. The picturesque Church of Sts Patrick and Killian in Clara Vale, is literally only minutes away. Situated on the banks of the Avonmore river, it is a popular venue for wedding ceremonies. And, after your reception back at the Coach House, you don’t have to worry about getting home, as the Accommodation is only a few steps away, across the Courtyard. Most of our pages have a link to the testimonials of our visitors, so please have a look at these – they are all genuine responses to our visitors experiences here
With a range of other activities going on here most times, including Courses and not forgetting Carol's Millinery Studio here in the Courtyard, it's a busy place but in spite of that an excellent place to come and unwind.