Walking Archives - Carlow Tourism


March 16, 2022

The Columban Way

Welcome to the Columban Way, the Irish section of the Via Columbani.
November 27, 2020

Mountain Adventures 74

Mountain Adventures 74 is a multilingual outdoor company located just outside Tullow offering guided day hikes and climbing sessions in the Wicklow Mountains, Mount Leinster, the Blackstairs, Comeragh, Galtymore and weekend guided hikes to Kerry, Connemara, Donegal, the Mourne Mountains and all over Ireland.
March 2, 2018

Tinnahinch & Graiguenamanagh to Borris (A-D) Walk

TinnahTinnahinch, on the Carlow side of the River Barrow, and Graiguenamanagh on the Kilkenny side, are popular boating centres whose character reflects a bygone time when the area was an important focal point for commercial traffic on the river. Both towns are connected by a beautiful bridge, constructed in 1767 when the canal system was being built.
March 2, 2018

Tinnahinch & Graiguenamanagh to Inistioge (K-N) Walk

Tinnahinch Castle was built around 1615 by James Butler who later lost his lands because of his involvement in the Confederate War of 1641. It was built to control a crossing where a wooden bridge once spanned the River Barrow. The castle was burnt around the year 1700 and has lain that way ever since.
March 2, 2018

Borris to Nine Stones (D-G) Walk

Upper Borris was largely built by the McMorrough Kavanagh family who trace their ancestry directly to Dermot McMorrough, King of Leinster. It is characterised by the numerous 19th century granite buildings which give the town its epithet ‘Granite Town’.
March 1, 2018

Borris to Tinnahinch and Graiguenamanagh (H-K) Walk

Borris is a Georgian, granite town, full of charm and heritage nestling in the fertile valley of the River Barrow.
March 1, 2018

Nine Stones to Kildavin (G-K) Walk

Eight counties can be viewed from this spot – Carlow, Laois, Kildare, Wicklow, Wexford, Waterford, Kilkenny and the mountains of Tipperary, and on a clear day the coast of Wales, to the east.
March 1, 2018

Nine Stones to Borris (E-H) Walk

The Nine Stones Viewing Point provides an unrivalled vista of the rich and colourful Carlow countryside spread out like a tapestry before you.
September 13, 2017

Take a Hike – at the Carlow Walking Festival!

To celebrate our glorious countryside in style, Carlow Tourism has organised the 2017 walking festival, which will be held on October 6-8th. County Carlow offers some […]