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Rural Ireland on the Carlow/Wicklow border

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Rural Ireland on the Carlow/Wicklow border

Shopping
Designer fashion, good food, excellent garden products
Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven, Inspirational Gardens & Rachel's Café
Designer fashion, good food, excellent garden products
The local town for all your grocery needs - Tesco, Supervalu, Lidl, Aldi and several good local butchers and greengrocers as well as the ubiquitous pharmacies/chemists.
Tullow
The local town for all your grocery needs - Tesco, Supervalu, Lidl, Aldi and several good local butchers and greengrocers as well as the ubiquitous pharmacies/chemists.
Gardens/Gardening
Free entry to garden. €2 for Car Park
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Altamont Gardens
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Free entry to garden. €2 for Car Park
Walled Garden Cafe Historic House
Newtownbarry House
Walled Garden Cafe Historic House
Garden - old trees, yew walk Cafe Historic House/Castle
Huntington Castle
Garden - old trees, yew walk Cafe Historic House/Castle
Excellent place for lunch. Also garden centre, shopping - clothes/furniture. Children's events.
Rathwood
Excellent place for lunch. Also garden centre, shopping - clothes/furniture. Children's events.
Restaurants/Pubs, Museum, Sensory gardens, Shopping, Castle, Barrow River/ Walks
Carlow
Restaurants/Pubs, Museum, Sensory gardens, Shopping, Castle, Barrow River/ Walks
Suitable for all ages and abilities
Delta sensory gardens
Suitable for all ages and abilities
Neighbourhoods
Picturesque village Sha-Roe Restaurant (Michelin Star) Slaney River Wicklow Way Hiking Trail
Clonegal
Picturesque village Sha-Roe Restaurant (Michelin Star) Slaney River Wicklow Way Hiking Trail
Picturesque village Coolattin Woods - Virgin Oak Golf
Shillelagh
Picturesque village Coolattin Woods - Virgin Oak Golf
Hill Walking/Hiking
Just 1km from Ballynavortha is The Wicklow Way walking trail which goes all the way from Clonegal to Marley Park in Dublin.
The Wicklow Way
Just 1km from Ballynavortha is The Wicklow Way walking trail which goes all the way from Clonegal to Marley Park in Dublin.
Hike up Mount Leinster, the highest peak in the Blackstairs Mountains. It's a tarmac road all the way and worth the effort for the fantastic views to all the surrounding counties.
Mount Leinster Park
Hike up Mount Leinster, the highest peak in the Blackstairs Mountains. It's a tarmac road all the way and worth the effort for the fantastic views to all the surrounding counties.
Walks of different lengths to suit all fitness levels
Railway Walk
Walks of different lengths to suit all fitness levels
Food scene
Michelin Star restaurant in Clonegal (6.7km) serving fabulous fresh food - including Asparagus from Ballynavortha in season in April and May.
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Sha-Roe Bistro
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Michelin Star restaurant in Clonegal (6.7km) serving fabulous fresh food - including Asparagus from Ballynavortha in season in April and May.
Excellent place for lunch. Also garden centre, shopping - clothes/furniture. Children's events.
Rathwood
Excellent place for lunch. Also garden centre, shopping - clothes/furniture. Children's events.
City/town information
Typical Irish small town - pubs, cafes, shops. A small stream - the Clody - runs down the main street. Bunclody is an Irish word meaning "bottom of the Clody". The original name for the town was Newtownbarry, and you can visit Newtownbarry House and Gardens.
Bunclody
Typical Irish small town - pubs, cafes, shops. A small stream - the Clody - runs down the main street. Bunclody is an Irish word meaning "bottom of the Clody". The original name for the town was Newtownbarry, and you can visit Newtownbarry House and Gardens.
Everything you need for a day out
Carlow
Everything you need for a day out
Pubs
Local pub with Irish music sessions
Park Bridge
Local pub with Irish music sessions
5.4km - Irish Night sessions on the first Friday of each month (when Covid-19 allows!)
Crab Lane
5.4km - Irish Night sessions on the first Friday of each month (when Covid-19 allows!)
Several pubs in Tullow - there were 20 pubs in the town about 50 years ago - unfortunately not so many now - stroll around the town and see what takes your fancy.
Tullow
Several pubs in Tullow - there were 20 pubs in the town about 50 years ago - unfortunately not so many now - stroll around the town and see what takes your fancy.