Jacob’s Well B & B News & Attractions

Rathdrum Wicklow

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Jacobs Well is ideally situated in the picturesque village of Rathdrum making it ideal as a base for your holiday. There are a wide variety of festivals that take place throughout the year in Co Wicklow, details of which can be found on

February: Walkers Social Evening –
Rathdrum Walkers Group and friends’ social evening takes place in Jacobs. proceeds to Rathdrum cancer support group. For more details Tel: 087 2797444

About Us

Jacobs Well B&B, Pub and Restaurantis located in Rathdrum Co Wicklow making it an ideal base to explore many of Co Wicklows’ popular tourist attractions.

Served by Train and Bus, Rathdrum is a picturesque village overlooking the Avonmore river and close to Avondale House – home of Charles Stuart Parnell. Co Wicklow, known as the Garden County, is teeming with history, stately homes and castles, church ruins and monastic sites in abundance. Wicklow also has a strong maritime tradition of boatbuilding, fishing and general shipping.

Leisure, Sports and Adventure Activities in Wicklow

Wicklow can boast a wide variety of sporting and leisure activities. Its coastline is ideal for sailing, windsurfing, swimming and canoeing at various locations. Baltinglass OEC, and Kippure Estate all offer a variety of adventure activities including Abseiling, high ropes, kayaking and more.

Walking Holidays in Rathdrum Wicklow

Hillwalking lovers are familiar with the beautiful landscape of  Wicklow and some of the most popular areas for walking in wicklow are Glenmalure, Glendalough and Lough Dan and of the course the infamous Wicklow Way walking trail itself!

Fishing Breaks in Rathdrum Wicklow

Anglers will enjoy the choice of game fishing and numerous rivers and sea angling. Jacobs Well BB is ideal for a short fishing break as we are only a stroll from the popular Avonmore River. Why not contact the Rathdrum Trout Anglers for local fishing information and permits. Visit them at

Golf Holidays in Rathdrum Wicklow

Jacobs Well B&B are perfectly located for the golfing enthusiast with two popular golf clubs just a short drive away. Why not enjoy a golfing holiday in gorgeous Wicklow with a round of golf at the Woodenbridge Golf Club or Glenmalure Golf Club followed by dinner, a pint (or two) and a comfortable bed…
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Glendalough is located in the Wicklow Mountains and is one of the most visited tourist sites in Ireland and is just 8 miles from Rathdrum. It is known for its breathtaking scenery and wildlife, along with an abundance of history and archaeology such as the Monastic Site with Round Tower. There are plenty of walks and trails and is a great day out for the whole family.

Glendalough Monastery

Powerscourt House and Gardens

Powerscourt House and Gardens are situated near Enniskerry in the Wicklow Mountains. It is a huge country estate and is renowned for its famous house and landscaped gardens. The house is a three-storey building and has 68 rooms and is open to the public to view. The main attractions on the grounds include the Tower Valley, Japanese Gardens, Triton Lake and many other must-see features.

Powerscourt House and Fountain

Greenan Farm Museums and Maze

There is plenty to see and do at Greenan Farm Museums and Maze. Visitors will experience a day full of relaxation, education, heritage and nature. An enjoyable day out for all ages.

Other places to visit include:

Festivals and Events

Rathdrum Fireworks Festival – August

(Dates to be confirmed)


Rathdrum Fireworks Festival is a spectacular firework display in the Parnell Memorial Park in Rathdrum, which also offers family entertainment in the Market Square.

Avoca Live Mic Weekender – May

(Dates to be confirmed)

Conary Community Arts presents its biggest challenge ever…Live Mic Weekender. A 3 day camping weekend in the heart of the Wicklow mountains, 11 intimate gigs, 17 proffessional artists, a beautiful campsite, a host of therapies, holistic stalls, organic food, kids entertainment, psychic mediums and spiritual experiences to avail of. Scenic guided walks for those interested are available.

Bray Jazz Festival – May

(Dates to be confirmed)


Bray Jazz Festival is an international jazz music event weekend that takes place in the North Wicklow seaside town on the May Bank Holiday weekend of each year featuring many international and local jazz bands and jazz musicians.

For information on this years’ event visit


Making a Booking / Contact Us

It is possible for you to book Jacob’s Well Bed and Breakfast Rathdrum, County Wicklow through oursecure online booking facility on this website using ‘Book Online Now’ facility opposite and you will receive instant e-mail confirmation for your B&B booking.

You are also welcome to contact the B&B directly via the contact details or enquiry form here >>


Your Hosts Noel and Helen Welcome You!

Noel & Helen Jacob
Jacob’s Well B&B
Main Street
Co. Wicklow
Tel: +353 (0)404 46282
Mobile: +353 (0) 87 9930784