Outdoor Activities

July 27, 2018

Graiguenamanagh Bike & Hire

Graiguenamanagh Bike Hire offers bike rental and bike tours from Graiguenamanagh and Tinnahinch in the beautiful Barrow River Valley. We are the longest established operator in […]
July 27, 2018

Safari Trail on the River Barrow

Our Safari trails are designed with complete beginners in mind. Explore Ireland’s most unique and enchanting waterway in your own time and at your own pace […]
June 11, 2018

Borris Golf Club

Borris Golf Club Established in 1907, Borris Golf Club is one of the oldest clubs in Ireland and this is reflected in its mature parkland course. […]
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.