This is what started my obsession with round towers. I wanted to find others around Ireland that didn't have so many people.
I will post pictures of them at some stage (we went to four more after this).
Glendalough is situated in a beautiful, lush, green valley with a river and a lake nearby. It's quite close to Dublin in the Wicklow Mountains so it's quite easy to get to.
This place is seriously so magical...I hope the following pictures do it some justice: