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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 …

Carlow Heritage Trail

Carlow Town Heritage Trail

The Carlow Town Heritage Trail is a self-guided one-hour walking tour featuring some of the town’s important historic sites and buildings. Sites include the Liberty Tree, Carlow Castle, Croppies Grave, …

goresbridge

Goresbridge

Goresbridge Goresbridgewas named after the Gore family who lived in Barrowmount House, they were local landlords who came from Lecum in Hertfordshire after receiving grants of confiscated land. This attractive …

Ballintubbert Gardens

Ballintubbert Gardens

T: +353 (0)85 8505876 - W: www.ballintubbert.com

The Garden Ballintubbert, is a new arts and crafts garden extending to fourteen acres. The house was built in 1726 as a rectory to Ballintubbert Church and remained as a …

The John F Kennedy Arboretum

John F Kennedy Arboretum

T: + 353 (0) 51 388171 - W: www.heritageireland.ie

Dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States from 1960 to 1963, the Arboretum is a plant collection of international standing. It covers 252 hectares …

Arlington House

Portarlington

Portarlington located on a bend on the river Barrow was founded in 1666 by Henry Bennett, Lord Arlington. In the late 17th early 18th centuries Portarlington was the Paris of …

KILDARE WICKLOW GRAND TOUR ROUTE

Grand Tour Touring Routes

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Approximate Distance: 201.3 miles / 324km It’s Ireland in a nutshell. Picture it. Just you, the open road, and a classic touring route that sweeps from the wilds of Wicklow to …

Woodstock Castle Athy Co. Kildare-Courtesy of The National Library of Ireland

Woodstock Castle

Woodstock Castle originally built in the 13th century, was a rectangular keep of two stories, with a large hall on the first floor. The entrance was on the first floor …

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 …

Copy of Ros Tepestry logo

Ros Tapestry

T: + 353 (0) 51 445396 - W: www.rostapestry.com

The Ros Tapestry Project is a huge community initiative in progress in Co. Wexford. First conceived in 1998, the project continues to be developed some 15 years later by a …