Carlow’s open for discovery –
make a break for it!
Now that restrictions are being lifted, take off and make a break for Carlow where a spectacular stay is promised. Visitors are encouraged to explore a less discovered part of Ireland where breath-taking scenery, outdoor adventures, memorable experiences, value and availability can be enjoyed. There are so many options to choose from including:
- A variety of boat trips to relax and spot local wildlife such as kingfishers, otters and dragonflies
- There are guided hiking trails in the Blackstairs Mountains and Mount Leinster and leisure walks along the Barrow Way
- To meet the growing demand for water activities, there is kayaking, canoeing or paddle-boarding along the River Barrow through all the weirs and rapids
- Culture – Carlow Arts Festival runs from June 4th – 13th and there are a variety of exhibits and events planned in VISUAL arts centre and the former Braun Factory
- Not to mention golf, fishing and cycling
You won’t find a better place in Ireland for its range of fabulous gardens and garden centres – they make for a really great day’s entertainment in relaxing and spacious surroundings. Carlow is a county with an exceptionally rich heritage – from Europe’s largest portal dolmen to the stunning 6th century riverside settlement of St. Mullins there is lots to explore.
We look forward to welcoming you back!
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This is County Carlow, the hidden Ireland, a green Ireland of country roads and winding lanes, of towpaths and waterways, of mountain trails and forest tracks which lead the visitor through a hinterland of neat friendly villages and well-ordered small towns to ancient monastic sites and archaeological wonders from another age.
Fuair an tionscnamh seo fóir-dheontas ó Coiste um Fhorbairt Pobail Aituil Cheatharlach, Clár Forbartha Tuaithe atá maoinithe ag Rialtas na hÉireann faoi Chlár Forbartha Tuaithe Éireann 2014-2020 agus ag Ciste Talamhaíochta na hEorpa d’Fhorbairt Tuaithe: infheistiú na hEorpa i Limistéir Tuaithe.
This project received grant aid from Carlow Local Community Development Committee under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2014-2020 which is financed by the Irish Government and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in Rural Areas.