Get to know Carlow this summer with Kathryn Thomas

Get to know Carlow this summer with Kathryn Thomas

Radio campaign

Have a listen to the radio adverts appearing on RTÉ Radio 1 & RTÉ Lyric FM from today – explore our great range of natural attractions including the River Barrow, River Slaney and the Blackstairs Mountains, our abundant outdoor activities, good food, great shopping and accommodation, the attractiveness of the Carlow Garden Trail, the quality of the county’s golf courses and the range of walking options available.

Carlow Tourism  

Carlow Garden Trail 

Carlow Garden Festival 

Outdoor Activities 

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For great accommodation packages visit:

Woodford-Dolmen

The Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow

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    Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow

Idyllic views of the Killeshin Hills and River Barrow surround the tranquil countryside setting of the Woodford Dolmen Hotel. Relax in over 80 warmly decorated and restful bedrooms, many providing magnificent views of the hotel’s stunning natural backdrop. It’s convenient exit 6 location off the M9, just an hour’s drive from Dublin Airport, 45 minutes from Waterford city, 20 minutes from Kilkenny city and 5 minutes outside Carlow town make it the ideal hub to explore the sights and experiences of Ireland’s Ancient East. Find out more

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Hotels in Carlow

The Lord Bagenal Hotel, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow

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    The Lord Bagenal Inn, Main Street, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow

The Lord Bagenal Inn is situated in the heritage village of Leighlinbridge, County Carlow, on the banks of the River Barrow. Offering 39 spacious, elegant bedrooms decorated in a classic boutique style, providing a haven of peace and luxury. Calm, comfort and impeccable service are the hallmarks of this family-run hotel. Find out more

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Seven-Oaks-Hotel

The Seven Oaks Hotel and Leisure Club, Athy Road, Carlow

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    Seven Oaks Hotel and Leisure Club ****, Athy Road, Carlow

Conveniently located within a 3 minute walk of Carlow Town centre, and within easy access of train and bus stations, the Seven Oaks Hotel has long enjoyed an enviable reputation as one of the foremost hotels in Carlow and Leinster. Find out more

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Talbot hotel Carlow

The Talbot Hotel, Portlaoise Road, Carlow

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    Talbot Carlow ****, Portlaoise Road, Carlow Town, Carlow

Fabulous 1 and 2 night Romantic Breaks at the Talbot Carlow. Enjoy dining in the Liberty Tree Restaurant, relaxing in Inspirit Health & Leisure Club and enjoy treatments in Indigo Hair & Beauty. Find out more

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Mount-Wolseley

Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort, Tullow, Co. Carlow

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    Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort, Tullow, Co. Carlow

The Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort is located on the grounds of the eighteenth century ancestral home of Frederick York Wolseley, whose family became synonymous with the automotive industry. This charming resort offers an eclectic blend of contemporary design and lavish detail surrounded by 200 acres of peaceful landscape. Find out more

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Altamont Gardens | Garden of Ireland

Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow

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    Altamont Gardens, Tullow, Co Carlow

Widely respected as the jewel in Ireland’s gardening crown, Altamont Gardens are an enchanting blend of formal and informal gardens with riverside walks covering over 40 acres (16 hectares). Recognised as one of the most beautiful gardens of Ireland, the estate gains much of its character from the many mature trees, natives in the avenues and woodland areas, and exotic specimens throughout the gardens. Find out more

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Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow

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    Kilkenny Road (R448), Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow

Commitment to excellent customer service, high-quality products, unbeatable choice and value for money has earned the Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven the coveted title of National Company of the Year 2016 by Retail Excellence Ireland. Based in County Carlow on a ten-acre site, this family run garden shop is a complete shopping experience with a five star award-winning garden centre plus interior furnishings, a kitchen store, fashion outlet, pet zone and home to the award-winning Rachel’s Garden Cafe. Find out more

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Rathwood, Rath, Tullow, Co. Carlow

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    Rath, Tullow, Co Carlow

From a light snack to a full meal Rathwood has it all; seating 300 in our spacious and comfortable restaurant. Rathwood is famous for its homemade desserts, from pavlova to hazelnut roulade; we have a sweet taste to suit all. Carvery lunches seven days per week with a full deli and sandwich range too. Find out more