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Plants for Sale in Ashlawn Garden Centre

Ashlawn Garden Centre

T: +353 (0)59 9721175 - W: www.carlowgardentrail.com

Conveniently situated close to the town of Bagenalstown in an open country setting, Ashlawn Garden Centre is a family run business where excellent service and advice is on hand in …

Arlington House

Portarlington

Lea Castle Lea Castle, located on the Dublin road just outside of Portarlington. It was built circa 1260 by William de Vesey and was protected to the north by the …

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 …

military museum

County Carlow Military Museum

T: +353 (0)87 6904242 - W: carlowmilitarymuseum.webs.com

A fine museum exhibition housed in a late 19th century church. The museum features a wide range of exhibits relating to Carlow’s military history. Artefacts date from the late 18th …

Borris Village

Borris

Borris is a Georgian, granite village, full of charm and heritage nestling in the fertile valley of the river Barrow and the ideal gateway for nearby Mount Leinster and the …

Leighlinbridge with view of river from on high

Leighlinbridge – The Garden Village

T: + 353 (0) 86 6027751 - W: www.carlowgardentrail.com

The Leighlinbridge district is rich in history, favoured with fertile land and enhanced by the River Barrow which meanders slowly through the village. The foundation for its beauty lies directly …

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 …

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The Carlow Garden Trail

T: + 353 (0)59 9130411

Carlow is a treasure trove of wonderful gardens to visit. The Carlow Garden Trail currently features 16 different gardening attractions within the county with an additional two gardens in Kildare and …

Black Castle, Leighlinbridge

Black Castle

The little village of Leighlinbridge lays claim to at least two historical superlatives – the oldest (built in 1320) functioning bridge in Europe, and one of the earliest Norman castles …

Interior of Carlow County Museum

Carlow County Museum

T: +353 (0)59 9131554 - W: www.carlowcountymuseum.ie

Carlow County Museum brings to life the story of Carlow’s development through the ages. Among the displays are exhibitions featuring the beautifully hand carved nineteenth century wooden pulpit from Carlow …