A brilliant video shot using a drone cam has captured the footage of the quiet and peaceful Glendalough from above.
Glendalough is a beautiful area of Co Wicklow. It is famous for the stunning scenery which features lakes, hills, woodland, mountains and valleys.
It is also an ancient monastery which is said to have been founded by St Kevin in the 6th century. Glendalough is still home to several ruins and monuments of early Irish Christianity.
The video was produced by SkycamIreland who have created a number of videos that showcase the beauty of Co Wicklow.
This video features some of the key landmarks of Glendalough including St Kevin’s Chapel, the Round Tower, which was used by the monks, as well as some of the gravestones and old buildings and ruins.
At one point the drone flies directly above the Round Tower, giving a perfect bird’s eye view.
It also takes in much of the stunning scenery, starting with the lake that cuts between two vast areas of mountainous woodland.
SkycamIreland managed to pick a wonderful day to film their footage. The sun is beaming down on the hills and lakes, which makes the whole area look even more striking.
The description on the video says: “A stunning September morning at Glendalough in County Wicklow. One of the most picturesque and historic locations in Ireland.”
Another video from SkycamIreland takes in the stunning views from the top of the Wicklow Mountains.
Take a look at the video below.
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