Carlow is a picturesque inland county, with mountains, glorious countryside and river valleys all close at hand, all worth discovering and exploring. Against a beautiful landscape visitors to Carlow in Ireland’s sunny south-east, will uncover outdoor adventure, traditional rural life, vibrant shopping and a rich cultural heritage.
The River Slaney and River Barrow flow though Carlow, making the county popular with anglers with good course and game fishing available on either river. The Blackstairs Mountains and Killeshin Hills provide ample opportunity for scenic walks and hikes, with a number of major marked trails such as the Wicklow Way, the Barrow Way and the Leinster Way having sections in this county.
There are plenty of outdoor activities on offer locally including cycling, horse riding and trekking for all levels. Our self catering accommodation in Carlow is just over an hour from Dublin and within easy reach of Wicklow, Wexford, Kilkenny and Waterford.