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Burtown House & Gardens

Burtown House

T: Lesley or James Fennell +353 (0)59 8623148
+353 (0)86 2631485 - W: www.burtownhouse.ie

Burtown House, an early Georgian villa with late Georgian additions, is surrounded by lush flower, vegetable and woodland gardens with beautiful parkland walks. It is unusual in that it is …

River Park & Gore's Bridge

Goresbridge

Goresbridge was named after the Gore Family, local landlords who came from Lecum in Hertfordshire after receiving grants of confiscated land. The attractive bridge across the River Barrow was built …

Carlow Court House

Carlow Courthouse

Noted William Morrison designed this building in the late 1820s. It is one of Ireland’s finest examples of ancient Greek revivalist architecture. The Courthouse located on the site of a …

National Stud Farm and Japanese Gardens, tully, County Kildare, Ireland

Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens

The Irish National Stud’s Japanese Gardens are a feast for the eye and ear with the sight and sound of trickling streams complementing the greenery and vivid colours that provide …

Leighlinbridge

Leighlinbridge

  The Bridge. The focal point of Leighlinbridge is its Valerian bearded bridge. It was built by the Cannon of Kildare Cathedral, Maurice Jakis in 1320.  The bridge at Leighlinbridge …

Athy heritage centre

Athy Heritage Centre-Museum

T: +353 (0)59 8633075 - W: www.athyheritagecentre-museum.ie

Athy is a designated Heritage Town of Ireland and the Athy Heritage Centre-Museum focuses on the history of the town and surrounding area from its Anglo Norman foundation, through to the 1903 …

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VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art and George Bernard Shaw Theatre

T: + 353 (0) 59 9172400 - W: www.visualcarlow.ie

A dynamic multi-disciplinary arts facility, the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art is one of the most exceptional galleries in Ireland, presenting the best of local, national and international work in …

Monasterevin Lifting Bridge

Monasterevin

Monasterevin is an historic town on the scenic River Barrow and the Grand Canal. Monasterevin takes its name from St. Evin who became abbot of the monastery here in the …

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Rathangan

Rathangan is a small town with a population of approximately 1200 and is located about 9 miles from Kildare Town. Rathangan, a small village in County Kildare, owes its name …

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Carlow Town

In Carlow Town the visitor is presented with a rich tapestry of history dating back a millennium and beyond, many associated famous names and an architectural heritage telling the story …