Blog Archives - Carlow Tourism


November 22, 2022

Christmas in Carlow

Christmas in Carlow is full of magic with seasonal sparkle and twinkling lights on every street, the scent of hot chocolate and mince pies in every café and a wealth of choice from local businesses when choosing that extra-special Christmas gift for your loved ones. From gardening to art, food hampers to fine dining, the options are endless.
March 29, 2022

Carlow Restaurants: Choosing a restaurant

Choosing which Carlow restaurants to dine in can be difficult for a traveler unfamiliar to the area. How do you choose a restaurant when traveling?
November 30, 2021

Blooming Gardens and Great Houses

The gardens of Carlow are a spectacular show of nature. Blessed with a lush, gently undulating landscape, the county is speckled with grand estate houses, formal gardens and extensive parklands and forests waiting to be discovered this autumn.
November 30, 2021

South East Itineraries from Carlow

While Carlow has activities, foodie havens and historical houses to capture the imagination, it is also within easy reach of the beaches of Wexford, the cobbled streets of Kilkenny, the treasures of Waterford and the bright lights of Dublin.
November 28, 2021

Top Twenty Things to Do in Carlow this Christmas

Join in the Carlow Christmas experience by attending one of the many musical events and firework displays throughout town and county, grabbing a delicious bite to eat or picking up something you just have to have at a local craft fair or shopping with your bestie, your family or even on your own if you’re taking some much needed me time.  
November 10, 2021

Top Ten Things to do in Carlow this Autumn

As the leaves turn from green to gold, crimson, and red, and fires begin to crackle in the hearths of homes everywhere, thoughts turn to wandering through unexplored forests, untried delicacies in restaurants unknown and walking the grounds of stately homes as we imagine the former grandeur of an Ireland from long past.
October 23, 2021

Halloween 2021

It’s spooky time in Carlow and this year sees the welcome return of open gardens, Halloween parties and pumpkin patches throughout the county.
December 8, 2020

Winter at VISUAL Carlow

VISUAL opens its doors to the public on Thursday 3rd December with a new season of artworks, a collaboration with FORM Carlow and a captivating Christmas light display.
April 27, 2020

Looking forward to returning to Carlow!

[...] The journeys in my mind become my plans for the future. I can’t wait to escape again in Carlow. See you there!