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

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Carlow Garden Festival 2022

July 22 – August 1

The Carlow Garden Festival is a wonderful opportunity for budding and experienced gardeners and nature lovers to obtain practical advice from a range of informative workshops while visiting the many beautiful gardens in the county.

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17 hours ago

Looking to eat out this Sunday Lunch?

Sha-Roe Bistro is situated between Huntington Castle and Osborne’s Pub in the centre of Clonegal. The restaurant, originally an 18th century inn, has been sympathetically restored and retains many old features which add to the welcoming ambience, including a large open stone fireplace and a tiny cottage window that reveals a glimpse into the kitchen.

A more contemporary detail is the presence of a Chef’s Table which allows 4-6 guests dine in the kitchen and observe the spectacle of chefs at work. Henry Stone, formerly at Marlfield House, has designed a menu that has a simple, classical feel but with a number of creative twists. The quality of ingredients is paramount, highlighting the abundance of suppliers in the neighbouring area.

The blend of exceptional cuisine, warm hospitality, chic yet intimate surroundings and the expertly chosen wine list ensures Sha-Roe receives consistently good reviews and numerous awards and is widely regarded as a hidden gem which should not be missed.

Sunday menu available here:
sha-roe.ie/menu/sunday-lunch/

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2 days ago

The Carlow Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 9.00 am - 2.00 pm, and offers an experience totally unlike that of the high street, providing a friendly, community atmosphere in which to spend a Saturday morning for both locals and tourists alike.

The market offers shoppers the chance to mingle with artisan suppliers and farmers who are passionate about their food, while learning the background of each individual product and receiving advice on how to make the best use of the extensive range available.

For a full list of suppliers see
www.carlowfarmersmarket.com

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The Carlow Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 9.00 am - 2.00 pm, and offers an experience totally unlike that of the high street, providing a friendly, community atmosphere in which to spend a Saturday morning for both locals and tourists alike. 

The market offers shoppers the chance to mingle with artisan suppliers and farmers who are passionate about their food, while learning the background of each individual product and receiving advice on how to make the best use of the extensive range available.

For a full list of suppliers see 
https://www.carlowfarmersmarket.com

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2 days ago

Delighted to announce the full line-up for the Carlow Garden Festival 2022. Twenty gardening gurus from across the UK and Ireland are set to headline this year’s festival in a special programme which also coincides with its 20th anniversary. A great chance to meet and listen to esteemed gardening experts in the stunning settings of some of #Carlow’s finest gardens and garden centres!

The 2022 programme returns to the familiar format of more recent years with an appealing line-up delivering a mix of workshops, garden tours, specialist talks and Q&A sessions combined with a range of great foodie options that include long table suppers, afternoon tea and evening meals in gardens and garden centres along the The Carlow Garden Trail.

All tickets can be booked via
www.carlowgardentrail.com/carlow-garden-festival-2022/

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Delighted to announce the full line-up for the Carlow Garden Festival 2022. Twenty gardening gurus from across the UK and Ireland are set to headline this year’s festival in a special programme which also coincides with its 20th anniversary. A great chance to meet and listen to esteemed gardening experts in the stunning settings of some of #Carlow’s finest gardens and garden centres!

The 2022 programme returns to the familiar format of more recent years with an appealing line-up delivering a mix of workshops, garden tours, specialist talks and Q&A sessions combined with a range of great foodie options that include long table suppers, afternoon tea and evening meals in gardens and garden centres along the The Carlow Garden Trail. 

All tickets can be booked via 
https://www.carlowgardentrail.com/carlow-garden-festival-2022/

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3 days ago

Step House Hotel is a four-star family-run boutique hotel located in the picturesque south Carlow village of Borris at the foot of Mount Leinster and the Blackstairs Mountains. From the original Gothic detailing of the entrance to the restrained opulence of the interior, this is a place to soothe and inspire.

An eclectic collection of furniture and art, hand chosen over time, reflects the individual personalities of the owners, Cait and James Coady, and will delight guests as they relax in the bar and lounges.

Staying and dining at the Step House Hotel is a truly unforgettable experience and the whole Step House family looks forward to welcoming you.

www.stephousehotel.ie/

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3 days ago

Reddys Bar & Restaurant, the oldest pub in County Carlow, offers a warm welcome and a home away from home atmosphere in the heart of Carlow town.

Renowned for their home cooked food the chefs start early to prepare fresh food including roast joints, homemade soups and delicious desserts. All produce is high quality and sourced locally.

A much loved destination by local customers as well as those from further afield, Reddy’s has been a landmark in the centre of the historical town of Carlow for over 250 years. Reddy’s was first established as an inn in the 18th century and has since housed a malting house, a potato house, stables and an undertaking business as recently as the 1930’s.

Reddy’s remains a family business and are happy to cater for small and large parties and accommodate your specific requirements. They have various private function areas and can cater for up to 100 guests in a newly decorated function room on the 1st floor or for smaller numbers in a new courtyard terrace. Whether you would like to host a party, a small gathering or just drop in for a drink, morning coffee and pastry or lunch with a friend Reddy's look forward to welcoming you.

Food is served daily from 9.30am, 7 days a week and there is private parking for guests.

www.reddyscarlow.ie

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Elaine Dent-Lingenfelter

Well done guys

Natalie Fernandes, can't wait for a good old Guinness pie and mash with a pint of Guinness on the side 🤤

Think Corcorans is older

Always guaranteed a most enjoyable meal. Well done everyone

Con Donegan next time!

Julia O'Brien

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5 days ago

Cushendale Woollen Mills offer a unique experience to see one of Ireland’s oldest working woollen mills where you will learn about the town of Graiguenamanagh’s historic link with wool. Cushendale is one of only two remaining vertical Irish woollen mills continuing to create quality authentic textiles from the fleece of Irish sheep.

The first mill was established on this site in 1204 by Cistercian monks, and the Cushen family trace their weaving heritage as far back as 1778. Visit their historic mill to see where they design and create quality bespoke textiles and yarns from Irish wool, lambswool & mohair.

The Cushendale wool shop is open daily where you can see the wide range of Irish wool products crafted in their mill.

For further information see:
cushendale.ie/

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Interesting place to visit.

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