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Only you and your horse, along the roads of Wicklow, Ireland

Feel at peace like never before, going through green roads, admiring nature, taking the time to simply think, see, and feel. The stress and sounds of the city are left aside, you will only hear the barking of the dogs and the sound of the tractors in the farms. To the west, you will see mountains, lakes, and the longest glacial vertex of the British Isles. To the east, you will find beaches, dunes, and wonderful landscapes. The best of both worlds in just one trip. Only you and an Irish carthorse.

Source by Skittledog on Flickr – Under Creative Commons License 

An incredible 7-day trip awaits you. A trip in which you do not stay at hotels or rent cars, as a horse will be your means of transport and, what is better, take your caravan! You can go wherever you want comfortably, enjoy living in this slow and quiet lane for a few days, seeing the wide roads and highways of Wicklow, in Ireland.  

You will have the freedom to choose where you want to go first, what to do, you create your own itinerary. The best thing about this adventure is that the whole area is located on rural and quiet roads to be able to disconnect from the world for a while. There are many roads, and much more to explore.

Source by Caravans Clissmann on Flickr – Under Creative Commons License 

Even though you create your own itinerary, there are a variety of important and useful places in the area where you can takes howers, get water, and even advice to handle your horses. Most tourists who take this trip take a quiet route that takes them to these sites. It is also important to know that you can only enjoy this trip if you take an intensive course in how to handle the carthorse since having a horse under your responsibility for a week is just like having to take care of a child.

This magnificent world is located less than 2 hours by car from Dublin, the capital of Ireland, in the county of Wicklow, or as it is known, “The Garden of Ireland” due to its incredible vegetation.

Leaving the base of Carrigmore, you can go north and see the green fields and admire the mountain of Carrick. Then, you will arrive at the Garryduff farm where you will try some homemade buns and the most exquisite wholemeal bread, a good way to end the day.  

Source  by David Mckelvey on Flickr – Under Creative Commons License 

Glenmalure

Further west, the landscape begins to change, and you will contemplate an arch of leaves and a more open mountain scenery, a beautiful glacial valley full of cliffs at the top, waterfalls, and slopes covered with ferns.

Source by Yagera Louis on Flickr – Under Creative Commons License 

If you want to admire the beaches and the solitary, wide and quiet coasts, head to the coastal city of Arkansas, here you will have an open view of the sea, and clear beaches of Brittas Bay to the north.


Source by Caravans Clissmann on Flickr – Under Creative Commons License 

By going in the caravan at your own pace, slow and quiet, you will get to enjoy every detail of the beautiful roads and highways. Each turn is a new view different from the previous one, with something new to discover. You will not go faster than 6 km per hour, which will give you a lot of time to really take in and be dazzled by this relaxed and peaceful way of life.

After 7 days, you will feel as if you traveled the whole country, with many images of each landscape from the beginning until now both in your camera and engraved in your mind. It will be magical to think of everything you’ve seen in only 7 days riding a horse. Experiences that fulfill you and that will make you find yourself.


Source by Caravans Clissmann on Flickr – Under Creative Commons License 

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