Must visit place in Carlow

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Museums
Must visit place in Carlow

Visit in Carlow County Museum

I was delighted to visit Carlow County Museum after long lockdown. A lot of new fascinating objects since my last visit. It`s made me impres how displays are well set out: exhibitions and items in the Museum’s collection of over 5,000 artifacts. I highly recomended to visit, this is a wonderful museum which tells the […]

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Parks and Forests

Oak Park Forest Park

Having such a beautiful public woodland so close to the town centre is a pleasure. Oak Park Forest Park is a stunning natural site just outside Carlow town. It is a very popular destination for walking and educational visits. Oak Park Forest Park is located in Oak Park estate 3 kilometres north of the town […]

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Milford Mills

A lovely place just outside Carlow Town – Milford Mills is well worth a visit. Milford Mills is an 18th-century watermill which sits on the banks of the River Barrow at Milford, County Carlow. Originally built as a flour mill and malting house, it was later employed as a hydroelectric power station. The first mill […]

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Gardens
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Altamont Gardens

There are the places which have a special undefined magic, artistry, unique and wholly enchanting character and Altamont Gardens are one of them. Altamont Gardens are gardens considered to be one of the most beautiful and romantic gardens in Ireland. They rank among the top 10 Irish gardens, although still little known, but they are […]

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Castles
Must visit place in Carlow

Huntington Castle

Huntington Castle, also known as Clonegal Castle, from the name of Clonegal village in County Carlow, the ancient seat of the Esmonde family is today one of Ireland’s historical treasures. Voted one of Ireland’s top 20 Hidden Gems by The Guardian. It is situated on the road between Dublin and Wexford. The castle was built […]

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Towns and Village

Clonegal

Clonegal (irl. Cluain na nGall) is the one of must visit places in County Carlow. It is picturesque village in the south-eastern part of Carlow County, 22 km from Carlow town. The name Clonegal comes from the Irish Cluain na nGall meaning “Meadow of the Foreigner”. The village is located in the valley between the […]

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Gardens
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Delta Sensory Gardens

Delta Sensory Gardens have been voted the best place to visit in Carlow by Trip Advisor several years running. And described as “An Oasis of Peace and Tranquility”. These gardens are unique for many reasons. And have so much to offer the visitor during all the seasons of year. Delta Centre was established in 1990 as a centre for adults […]

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Towns and Village

Leighlinbridge

Leighlinbridge is a charming heritage village located on the River Barrow in County Carlow, only six miles from Carlow town. The Irish name for Leighlinbridge is Leithghlinn an Droichid and it meaning “half-glen or grey glen of the bridge”. The focal point of Leighlinbridge is its 14th century Valerian Bridge across the River Barrow, built […]

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Gardens
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Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven

County Carlow is a treasury of magnificent gardens and award-winning garden centres and parks. I recently visited the Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven. It is located on Old Kilkenny Road in Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow. It is 12,6 km from the town of Carlow. Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven is a family run business, founded by […]

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National Monument

Brownshill Dolmen

The most characteristic attraction of County Carlow is The Brownshill Dolmen dating back to prehistoric times. And Carlow is known as “The Dolmen County”, a nickname based on the Brownshill Dolmen. Brownshill Dolmen is located 3 km east of the town of Carlow, just off the provincial road R726. Due to its impressive size, Dolmen is […]

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Houses
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Duckett’s Grove

One of the greatest attraction in County Carlow is Duckett`s Grove. I highly recommend visiting this amazing place. It makes a great impression. Also this is the most photogenic place in entire of County Carlow. Duckett’s Grove is the ruins of the house of the Duckett family. It was built in the 18th, 19th and […]

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Top 10 of Carlow Town

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre is the largest exhibition space for contemporary visual art in County Carlow. It covers an area of 3130 m². There are four main galleries, theatre, restaurant, bar, bookstore and workshop rooms. The centre is located in the heart of Carlow, next to Carlow College […]

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