The Durdin or The Weavers Cottages were built by alexander Durdin in the late 17th century. The Weavers Cottages were lived in by weavers when the trade was at its height and now feature many items, artefacts, furniture and pictures from bygone times. The development comprises a pair of semi-detached, two-bay, single-storey dormer cottages with attic conversion. Beautiful heritage garden to the rear featuring a variety of vegetables, and plants grown for the dyeing of wool used in weaving. The house of Sond and Story is held on the third Monday of every month in St. Brigid’s Community Hall, Clonegal 8 p.m. – late. All are welcome. Light refreshments served.
For those who complete the Wicklow Way walking route, you can avail of a complimentary completion certificate here.
How to find us: In the village of Clonegal which is situated 10km from the village of Ballon off the N80 and 17km from Tullow.
GPS: 52.695149, – 6.648289
Opening times: Open all year round Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: Free, voluntary contributions welcome.