Welcome to Carlow

You won’t find a warmer welcome  in Ireland or a better location for your next getaway. Carlow is a place where breath-taking scenery, outdoor adventures, fabulous food and culture combine to create unforgettable experiences.

Discover the timeless and unspoiled Carlow landscape. Picturesque villages, meandering rivers, rolling hills combined with the colourful tales of our people, past and present. Explore our rich heritage and vibrant present. Feel inspired. Feel charmed. Feel free. Wander off the Track and uncover a world of hidden gems in Carlow

#KeepDiscovering Ireland’s Ancient East with Carlow.

CARLOW ARTS FESTIVAL 2024

June 5th – June 9th

Carlow Arts Festival is presented at our Festival HQ in the beautiful grounds of Carlow College.

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☀️ Take advantage of the beautiful weather and get out and about exploring all that Carlow’s wonderful towns and villages have to offer! Today we explore Today we explore #Leighlinbridge

This town 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 with the residents who demonstrate a sense of pride and work tirelessly to preserve and enhance this unique area, evident by a range of gardens, which commemorate various aspects of village life over the years.

More details, locations, scenic villages, towns and gardens to visit www.carlowtourism.com

ATTRACTIONS: The Millennium, Vivaldi and Sculpture Gardens and Garden of Remembrance, World War 1 Memorial, Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven

ACTIVITIES: Walking along the Barrow Way.

#wanderoffthetrack #keepdiscovering #carlow #carlowtourism
#irelandsancienteast #discoverireland #tourismireland
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☀️ Take advantage of the beautiful weather and get out and about exploring all that Carlow’s wonderful towns and villages have to offer! Today we explore Today we explore  #Leighlinbridge

This town 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 with the residents who demonstrate a sense of pride and work tirelessly to preserve and enhance this unique area, evident by a range of gardens, which commemorate various aspects of village life over the years.

More details, locations, scenic villages, towns and gardens to visit www.carlowtourism.com

ATTRACTIONS: The Millennium, Vivaldi and Sculpture Gardens and Garden of Remembrance, World War 1 Memorial, Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven  

ACTIVITIES: Walking along the Barrow Way.

#wanderoffthetrack #keepdiscovering #carlow #carlowtourism 
#irelandsancienteast #discoverireland #tourismireland 
Local Enterprise Office Carlow All About Carlow

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22 hours ago

The Gordon Bennett Irish Classic Car Run returns for a four-day event and fun run taking place over the June Bank Holiday, May 31st to June 3rd covering the counties of Laois, Carlow, and Kildare.

This historic route offers visitors many interesting and scenic locations in the region, while celebrating and discovering, “The Race that saved Motor Sport”.

See their website for event and route details.
www.gordonbennettclassic.ie

#WanderOffTheTrack #keepdiscovering #carlowtourism #carlow #incarlow #discoverireland #tourismireland #irelandsancienteast
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The Gordon Bennett Irish Classic Car Run returns for a four-day event and fun run taking place over the June Bank Holiday, May 31st to June 3rd covering the counties of Laois, Carlow, and Kildare. 

This historic route offers visitors many interesting and scenic locations in the region, while celebrating and discovering, “The Race that saved Motor Sport”.

See their website for event and route details.
www.gordonbennettclassic.ie

#WanderOffTheTrack #keepdiscovering #carlowtourism #carlow #incarlow #discoverireland #tourismireland #irelandsancienteast

🌱Biodiversity Week 2024 runs from May 17th to 26th and there is no better place to celebrate than the beautiful Altamont Gardens .

Biodiversity Week is a dedicated week of events which explore the rich tapestry of life that thrives within these historic gardens. Biodiversity Week shines a light on the importance of conservation and individuals’ roles in safeguarding our natural heritage. Whether you’re a gardening enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply curious about the natural world, this event promises to offer something for everyone.

With a captivating blend of formal and informal gardens with riverside walks. Lawns bisected by sculpted yews slope down to a lake surrounded by rare trees and rhododendrons and lead in turn to a very different garden featuring exotic shrubs and trees. A fascinating walk through the Arboretum, Bog Garden, and Ice Age Glen with its canopy of ancient oaks and huge stone outcrops leads the visitor to the river Slaney.

Guided nature walks led by expert botanists and wildlife enthusiasts, these walks provide a great introduction to the vast array of plant species and wildlife habitats nestled within the gardens. Discover the symbiotic relationships between flora and fauna and the crucial ecosystems they support.
Opening times: 9.00am – 6.30pm
Free Admission.

Car park fee of €2 per vehicle applies. Guided tours available Monday to Friday.

National Biodiversity Week 2024
#WanderOffTheTrack #IrelandsAncientEast #KeepDiscovering #Carlow #carlowtourism #inCarlow #PlacestoSee #Gardens #walks
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🌱Biodiversity Week 2024 runs from May 17th to 26th and there is no better place to celebrate than the beautiful Altamont Gardens . 

Biodiversity Week is a dedicated week of events which explore the rich tapestry of life that thrives within these historic gardens. Biodiversity Week shines a light on the importance of conservation and individuals’ roles in safeguarding our natural heritage. Whether you’re a gardening enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply curious about the natural world, this event promises to offer something for everyone.

With a captivating blend of formal and informal gardens with riverside walks. Lawns bisected by sculpted yews slope down to a lake surrounded by rare trees and rhododendrons and lead in turn to a very different garden featuring exotic shrubs and trees. A fascinating walk through the Arboretum, Bog Garden, and Ice Age Glen with its canopy of ancient oaks and huge stone outcrops leads the visitor to the river Slaney. 

Guided nature walks led by expert botanists and wildlife enthusiasts, these walks provide a great introduction to the vast array of plant species and wildlife habitats nestled within the gardens. Discover the symbiotic relationships between flora and fauna and the crucial ecosystems they support.
Opening times: 9.00am – 6.30pm
Free Admission.

Car park fee of €2 per vehicle applies. Guided tours available Monday to Friday. 

National Biodiversity Week 2024 
#WanderOffTheTrack #IrelandsAncientEast #KeepDiscovering #Carlow #carlowtourism #inCarlow #PlacestoSee #Gardens #walks

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