days out in Carlow

Days out in Carlow offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy some super experiences. Carlow town is in a picturesque setting on the bank of the River Barrow – the second longest river in Ireland at 192km and one of the most beautiful inland waterways in the country. The river forms the boundary with neighboring Co Laois and is a popular location for fishing where catches include Roach, Bream, Perch and Pike as well as Salmon and Trout.

If you fancy a bit of excitement on the water, be sure and check out Go with the Flow River Adventures who have expert local knowledge and will take you on a super river adventure along popular scenic spots.

chocolate garden of ireland The Chocolate Garden of Ireland is a real treat for visitors. Chocolate cafe, chocolate shop and chocolate workshops where visitors can learn how to make their own chocolate! A lovely team and a warm welcome await you at this family run business situated on the Carlow and Wicklow border. When you taste this chocolate….Wow!! Recommended by DayOut mammies!
days out in carlow the dome centre Dome Family Entertainment Centre is a must for families. A large and spacious play centre, elevated football platform, slides, toddler play area and a cosy cafe with lots of seating. The obstacles are super offering puzzles and interaction and a there’s also a large ball pit which the kids will love. Lots of space here, highly recommended by the DayOut team.
days out in carlow river adventures Go with the Flow River Adventures offer affordable, guided canoe trails, canoe hire and canoe holidays on the beautiful Barrow river which runs along the borders of several counties including Carlow. Ideal for Stag, Hen and group days out in Carlow. Super for families and couples too. Great on any day but what a treat on a sunny day – as river safaris go, they don’t come much better!
days out in carlow rancho reilly Rancho Reilly is a large indoor + outdoor venue with lots of activities on offer. Visit animals, climb outdoor activity frames, play on swings and slides etc. Enjoy home cooked goodies in the country cafe. DayOut visited here during our Summer days out holidays in 2015 and the kids still talk about it. The pony rides, barrel train, hay bales and frog hunting just made our day out!

Located in the South East of Ireland, Carlow is situated just over 80km from Dublin. Stunning countryside greets visitors, set against the beautiful backdrop of the Blackstairs mountains that run along the borders of counties Carlow and Wexford.

Days out in Carlow – Overnight choices

Staying a while? Compliment your days out in Carlow with these excellent overnight choices

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