Win a Wicklow getaway and discover hidden gems in the Garden of Ireland

Celebrate the launch of the Wicklow passport! Visit Wicklow is giving one lucky Irish Times reader the chance to win a two-night getaway to Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge and an experience for two at Beyond the Trees Avondale, the fully accessible treetop walk and viewing tower.

Nestled into the Vale of Avoca and a stone’s throw away from the Wicklow Mountains, the Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge has some of Ireland’s most stunning views. A peaceful rural escape in the heart of Wicklow awaits, with award-winning homemade food for every mood.

Experience Beyond the Trees in Avondale, the first of its kind in Ireland, the fully accessible Treetop Walk and Viewing Tower takes everyone to the very heart of the forest at Avondale, and beyond. Weave your way along the walkway exploring our trees, from top to bottom. Rise up through our magnificent viewing tower to emerge high above the forest floor and enjoy panoramic views of Wicklow and afterwards, visit Avondale House, birthplace of Charles Stewart Parnell.

Wicklow is at the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, offering something for everyone from glorious mountains to stunning seaside towns. Drive, cycle or walk the length and breadth of Wicklow and discover the many activities, attractions and flavours of this great county - all the while collecting various custom Wicklow Stamps at participating locations. This is a truly unique experience to enjoy with the whole family!

To start your journey simply order your Wicklow Passport from, and start planning your route online using the new interactive map. There are over 26 different areas just waiting to be explored.

The combination of routes you can take are endless with the Wicklow Passport. Alongside being one of Ireland’s premier outdoor destinations - offering everything from the largest national park in Ireland, the biggest forest land, the largest mountain area and the highest waterfall - Wicklow also offers picturesque towns, fascinating heritage sites and cultural experiences with a host of fantastic local flavours at the many restaurants, pubs and cafés.

This competition is now closed.

Terms & Conditions

1. The promotion is open to residents of Ireland aged 18 years or over except employees of the Promoter, their families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion.

2. A valid entry consists of a correct answer entered in the form above, accompanied by the entrant’s name, email address and a phone number.

3. No applications from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete, illegible, or corrupted entries will be accepted. No entries not in accordance with the entry instructions will be accepted.

4. The Promotion will run from 21/06/2024 to midnight on 07/07/2024 inclusive.

5. All entries must be received by the Promoter by no later than midnight on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.

6. Promotion limited to one entry per person. No entrant will win more than one prize.

7. By submitting an entry to the Promoter, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.

8. Responsibility will not be accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. Entries will become the property of the Promoter.

9. The prize is a two nights bed and breakfast stay in Woodenbridge Hotel and Lodge, Co Wicklow and an experience at Beyond the Trees Avondale for two people only. There will be one winner.

10. All prizes will be subject to any additional terms and conditions of the supplier of the prize to the Promoter. This prize cannot be refunded or redeemed for cash.

11. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss, damage or consequential damage of any nature in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise caused by the acceptance of the terms and conditions or in connection with the prize.

12. In the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for an alternative of equal or greater value.

13. The winners will be notified by email. The winner must claim the prize within 30 days of the notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with the Promotion rules.

14. The promoters’ decision is final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into.

15. The winners’ details (name and county) will be made available on The Irish Times website.

16. The winner may be required to participate in unpaid publicity arising from this promotion.

17. The Promoter will only process your personal information as set out in and as set out in these terms and conditions.

18. Prizes are non-transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

19. These terms and conditions shall be governed by Irish law and the Courts of the Republic of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

20. Promoter and Data Controller: The Irish Times DAC, The Irish Times Building, P.O. Box 74, 24 - 28 Tara Street, Dublin 2.

21. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel or amend the Promotion where it becomes necessary to do so.

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