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Adventure Playground Shillelagh

Catering for 2 age groups – Junior (2-5 years) and Senior (6-12 years). A playground amenity for children in the community, holiday-makers and day trippers that come to the area.

Kia Ora Mini Farm

Kia Ora Mini farm is a family run open farm in Gorey, Co. Wexford which opened for business in 1991. A hands on open farm where children get to interact with, hold and feed animals of the usual farmyard variety and some more exotic such as llamas, emus, alpacas, pot bellied pigs, chinchillas, parrots, Scottish highland, etc.

Local Beaches

The sandy beaches at Ballymoney are some of the most popular in the area. The local beaches has received a green coast award which is testimony to the cleanliness and quality of this rural beach.

Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre

Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre is a purpose built leisure centre and outdoor adventures centre within walking distance of the village of Courtown Harbour, 3 swimming pools including a learner pool and Spa Pool, fitness studio, gym, sauna and steam room. Outdoor adventures include two high ropes courses, a climbing wall, dual zip wires, laser tag, archery and much more!

Tomnafinnoge Woods

The 600+ year old Tomnafinnoge Woods is the last surviving fragment of the great Oak Woods of Tinahely, which once clothed the hills and valleys of south Wicklow, Ireland.

Pirates Cove Courtown

18 hole mini golf. Venture through our giant caves, a cascading waterfall, and a full-sized shipwreck of a treasure-laden galleon. The Funcaves soft play area for under 10’s. Bumper boat, Bubble rollers while the little scallywa, 10 Pin Bowling, Electric children’s Go-karts, a Games Arcade and Casino


For a family Day out Close by, Rathwood has alot of different things to do, with various seasonal events on throughout the year. Beauty Boutique, Fashion, Garden Centre, Kids Express Train, Maze, Animal Farm, Furniture showrooms, Forest Walk, Chocolate Garden, Playcentre & Woodland Cafe is Now Open - Book Now to secure your playtime.

The Chocolate Garden of Ireland

An authentic artisan maker of Award-winning Chocolates and premium Ice Cream with a boutique café, play area, visitor experience and award-winning customer service. Offering a workshop experience (prebooked), a walk-in chocolate making session.

Golf Clubs

Killerig Golf Club With water in play on 6 of its 18 USGA specifications greens,Killerig Golf club assures a stimulating game for all skill levels.Championship 72 par golf in a parkland setting,with great Carlow views. Coollattin Golf Club Coollattin Golf Club is a beautiful Par 72 course located in Coollattin Park, Shillelagh. The course is a joy to play and the club is always welcoming both to visitors and to new members.

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The Wicklow Way

The Wicklow Way is now part of a network of long-distance self-guided walking trails, (also called 'way-marked ways'), throughout Ireland. The Wicklow Way combines easy accessibility with a wide variety of scenic experiences, some of them in truly remote upland areas.


For thousands of years people have been drawn to ‘the valley of the two lakes‘ for its spectacular scenery, rich history, archaeology and abundant wildlife. Glendalough is a remarkable place that will still your mind, inspire your heart and fill your soul.

Clonegal Castle

Huntington Castle, also known as Clonegal Castle, is a castle in Clonegal, County Carlow, Ireland, built in 1625. The structure was originally a "plantation castle", used for defensive purposes during the plantation of the area in the early 17th century.

Altamont Gardens

Large, beautiful old world garden, Robinsonian in style with a strong emphasis on the informal tradition of combining a good plant collection within the natural landscape of its environment. Lawns and clipped yews slope down to a lake surrounded by rare trees, shrubs and a profusion of roses both old and modern with herbaceous plants scent the air. There is a steep descent through the "Ice Age Glen" to a beautiful river walk.

Avoca Village

Avoca is known for the hit TV series "Ballykissangel" staring Colin Farrell among many familiar faces. The influx of fans and visitors and its close proximity to Glendalogh has now led Avoca to become known for fine food and traditional crafts.

Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle is a castle in Kilkenny, Ireland built in 1195 to control a fording-point of the River Nore and the junction of several routeways.

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Tinahely Farm

Tinahely Farm offers a very special shopping experience, with a huge range of unique giftware. You will also find the very best of Irish homestyle cooking and above all the opportunity to spend a memorable family fun day enjoying all the sights and sounds of an Irish farm…

Kennys Central House Bar

Kennys Central House Bar Shillelagh is located in the center of the village, full of local character with a legendary pint of Heineken... Kennys has been Refurbished and is taking bookings for all your Party needs

Parkview House Shillelagh

Parkview House Shillelagh is located on the Tullow road in Shillelagh Village. Every week people come from miles around to Dance to country music from Irish and American acts. They also have a pool room, large terrace outside, snacks and food.

Thrive Cafe

Thrive Cafe Tullow : Health Cafe in Tullow Co Carlow, serving fresh, local and organic foods. "One can not think well, love well, sleep well until one has dined well".

Egans Bar

Traditional Irish Music is played regularly just 1 mile away from Minmore Mews at Egans Bar Parkbridge.

O'Connor's Bar & Lounge, Tinahely

Our food is cooked to order and served daily, breakfast Mon-Sun 10am-12pm; Lunch Mon-Fri 12-4pm; A La Carte Mon-Fri 4-9pm & A La Carte Sat, Sun & Bank Hol Mon 12-9pm. Daily Specials available. Live Music every weekend; Bingo every Tuesday 8.30pm; Movie Night every Wednesday 9pm.

The Dying Cow Pub

The world famous pub sits on the Wicklow way. There is a traditional session every 2 weeks.