things to do, while staying with us.
All less than 30 minutes drive
Bagenalstown Grass Roots Festival 2023. Aug/Sept.
Carlow County Museum in the centre of Carlow Town's Cultural Quarter, is a
popular tourist attraction and local resource for anyone interested in
Carlow's fascinating past. Discover the history and heritage of the area
through their range of displays and exhibitions
Discover Carlow. Official Carlow tourist Website. Places to stay, things to do. Wealth of information here.
Boating, fishing, Kayak, outdoor trails. So much to see and do.
About 4.5K walking along river bank(5 min drive) from Royal Oak Bridge(turn right), you end up at Leighlin Bridge Village(via Bagenalstown). Pop out here you will find Brennans pub/shop, with the "Lord Bagenal Hotel" (very popular with weddings, 5 minutes drive away).
Bagenalstown Fair Green
Swings for kids 🙂
The Borris Railway Viaduct with its sixteen arches supported by soaring
limestone pillars is one of Ireland's best example of pioneering 19th.
Century railway engineering. Designed by the engineer William Le Fanu
(1816– 1894) and built by M. Talbot. The Viaduct rises to 60ft high and
spans the Borris and Mountain River Valley. It was built at a cost of
£20,000 and completed in 1860. -
About 10 minutes drive for mattys pub.
Goresbridge – About 9K from us on the Track Line from Royal oak bridge (turn left). 30 minutes on the bike. The village itself has some local pubs and shops for you to explore. Its also the location of one of the biggest horse sales event(s) in the country. If you keep walking you will end up in Borris, then onto Graiguenanagh.