The Cornstone of Iraland’s Ancient East
Situated in the South East of Ireland, approximately 90 kms from Dublin, Rosslare and Waterford, Carlow is one of Ireland’s most charming inland counties. Its central location offers the perfect base to explore the bordering counties of Wexford, Kilkenny, Wicklow, Kildare and Laois
Since time began Carlow has carried her mysteries along her rivers.
Waterways winding gently through the rolling valleys of this county have carried people from 6,000 years ago until now, and their legacy can be seen in its mystical ancient pagan sites, its early Christian settlements, its magnificent Georgian country homes and gardens, and its picturesque riverside towns and villages
Against this timeless landscape, visitors will uncover a unique experience. Exhilarating outdoor adventure, traditional rural life, vibrant shopping and rich cultural heritage – come and find pure Ireland, the Carlow way.