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St. Mullins quayside

St. Mullins

The peaceful village of St. Mullins in South Carlow is situated on the River Barrow, nestling between the Blackstairs Mountains on one side and Brandon Hill on the other. The …

Gordon Bennett Route

Gordon Bennett

T: + 353 (0) 59 9130411

The Gordon Bennett Route is a 104-mile signposted driving route through counties Kildare, Carlow and Laois, along an exciting mix of national and leafy secondary roads through picturesque villages and …

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Mount Leinster Heritage Drive

T: +353 (0)59 9130411

The Mount Leinster Heritage Drive is a 75km driving route through the beautiful countryside of rural south Carlow taking in the towns and villages of Borris, Bunclody, Clonegal, Kildavin, Myshall, …

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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 …

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Ballymoon Castle

Ballymoon Castle is a national monument, situated 3km from the town of Bagenalstown. Starting with the walk up from the road across a small footbridge, you will be full of …

Athy heritage centre

Athy

The name Athy comes from the 2nd century, when the Chieftain Ae the son of Deargabhail, was killed in a battle between the men of Munster and the men of …

Arboretum Inspirational Gardens

Arboretum Inspirational Gardens

T: + 353 (0) 59 9721558 / 9721503 - W: www.arboretum.ie

Arboretum Lifestyle & Garden Centre has created an exciting display garden to inspire the modern day customer. Helping visitors to create their own dreams while showing them that gardening is …

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Carlow to Kilkenny National Cycle Network

Carlow/Kilkenny Local Authorities under the National Cycle Network (NCN) programme has provided a dedicated on road cycle route 35km in length between Carlow and Kilkenny. The route is located on …

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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 …

Kilgraney House

Herb Gardens at Kilgraney House

T: + 353 (0) 59 9775283 - W: www.kilgraneyhouse.com

Consisting of a series of interconnecting herbal gardens there is a large kitchen garden, a tea walk, a medicinal herb courtyard, a medieval monastic herb garden and a garden of …