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Situated in Ireland’s Ancient East Ballykealey House is ideally located on the N80. Spend your day exploring the hidden gems of this region as you visit places filled with quirky and memorable experiences. Take in a festival or explore the numerous attractions and places of culture.

Explore Huntington Castle & Gardens

Huntington Castle & Gardens

Huntington Castle in County Carlow was built in 1625 as a garrison on the historically important Wexford to Dublin route. Today, it is a unique visitor attraction, boasting beautiful gardens, guided tours and family events.

Go with the Flow River Adventures

Go with the Flow River Adventures

Go with the Flow River Adventures, offers guided river treks, multi-day trips, canoe hire, courses and much more in Borris, County Carlow.

Duckett's Grove and Walled Gardens

Duckett's Grove and Walled Gardens

Duckett’s Grove is a ruined 19th-century great house and former estate in County Carlow, Ireland. Owned by the Duckett family, it formed part of what was a 12,000 acre estate, a jewel in the landscape of County Carlow for hundreds of years.

Hang Gliding & Paragliding at Mount Leinster

Hang Gliding & Paragliding at Mount Leinster

Hang Gliding and Paragliding at Mount Leinster is an internationally renowned location for hang gliding in Carlow Town, County Carlow.

The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Visual Centre for Contemporary Art

At The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

VISUAL Carlow is an iconic cultural space situated in the heart of Carlow Town, presenting contemporary art, theatre, music, dance, cinema, talks, workshops and hosting private conference events and much more..

Walsh’s Whiskey Distillery

Royal Oak Distillery

The distillery is dedicated to the production of premium handcrafted Irish whiskeys. It is unique as the only distillery in Ireland where all three forms of Irish whiskey (pot still, malt and grain) are distilled in the same still room.

The doors are open to visitors for personal tours of the distillery.

Bunclody Golf Club

Bunclody Golf & Fishing Club

Bunclody Golf course is a Championship course that runs over 7000 yards on the banks of the river Slaney and has a diversity of golf holes, rarely seen on one golf course.

Tennis Club

Tullow & South Leinster Tennis Club

Pump up the adrenalin and blow away the cobwebs with 3 flood lit courts why not spend an hour or so practising your tennis skills, non-members welcome, hourly rate applies.

Altamont Gardens

Altamont Gardens

The Altamont Gardens, regarded as the jewel in Ireland’s gardening crown, lie in County Carlow. The romantic 16-hectare estate, not far from Tullow, features a mix of native and exotic plants and makes a great destination for a family outing.

Delta Sensory Gardens

Delta Sensory Gardens

Voted the number one thing to do in Carlow by Tripadvisor and described as “An Oasis of Peace and Tranquility”, Delta sensory gardens are set on a 2.5 acre site with 16 interconnecting gardens located on the outskirts of Carlow Town. The gardens have so much to offer the visitor during all the seasons of year.

Gordon Bennett Driving Route

Gordon Bennett Driving Route

Let the Gordon Bennett Driving Route take you on an historic journey across spectacular Irish countryside and into the picturesque towns and villages of counties Kildare, Carlow and Laois in the heart of Ireland.

Rathwood Home and Garden World

Rathwood Home and Garden World

A multi-award winning site with restaurant, shops, garden centre, indoor playcentre, seasonal train ride events and much more. Located in Tullow, Co. Carlow.

Ballykealey House The Chocolate Garden of Ireland

The Chocolate Garden of Ireland

An authentic artisan maker of award winning chocolate and premium ice-cream. Workshops, play area and chocolate mould-making classes available daily. Located in Tullow, Co Carlow.

Castlecomer Discovery Park

Castlecomer Discovery Park

Walk in the treetops, zip over the lakes, climb new heights. Explore, adventure and discover!!  Located in Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny