The Barrow. Our River Your Journey

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Milford & Clogrennan

Milford Mill Milford is a most pleasant stop on the River Barrow which was once the centre of a thriving milling industry. The area is closely associated with the Alexanders, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Leighlinbridge with view of river from on high

Leighlinbridge

The gentle sloping hillsides surrounding Leighlinbridge add to the visual delights of this village where a generous and industrious community spirit continues to enhance its natural beauty while recognising and …

Lea Castle Portarlington-Courtesy of National Library of Ireland

Lea Castle

T: +353 (0)57 8621178

Lea Castle is 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 River …

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 …

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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 …

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Delta Sensory Gardens and Garden Centre

T: +353 (0) 59 9143527 - W: www.deltasensorygardens.com

Described as an oasis of peace and tranquility, Delta Sensory Gardens consist of a series of interconnecting gardens of a multi-sensory nature covering 2.5 acres (1 hectare). These award winning …

Borris House Interior

Borris House

T: + 353 (0) 59 9773105 - W: www.borrishouse.com

Borris House, the ancestral home of the MacMurrough Kavanaghs, High Kings of Leinster, is one of the few Irish estates that can trace its history back to the Royal families …