When Holly’s husband Gerry passes away, she’s amazed to find that he’s left her a series of letters designed to help ease her grief and move on with a new chapter of her life, which includes taking her back to where they first met in Ireland.
What takes place at the scene: Holly believes she’s gotten lost in her search for the beautiful Wicklow Mountains in Ireland when she first meets Gerry, who informs her she’s been walking through them for a few hours already. The scale and beauty of the national park amazes both her and the audience.
People who starred: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Kathy Bates, Lisa Kudrow, Gina Gershon
Year of release in UK: 2007
Insider blogger tips to Wicklow National Park
BEST TIME TO GO
For those wanting to recreate Holly and Gerry’s romantic stroll through fields filled with heather, the blooming period is late August to September.
WHERE IS IT IN THE WORLD
Our couple first meet at the Sally Gap, in the Wicklow Mountains National Park, Ireland’s largest national park and the only one located in the east. Over one million visitors come each year, but due to its size, a sense of wilderness and isolation can easily be found.