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Carlow

A small county with a big heart, Carlow has something to offer everyone. Those who love to suck in fresh air will be tempted by hiking in the stunning Blackstairs Mountains or angling and boating on the twinkling River Barrow. Great times to visit are during the walking festival in October or the Carlow Regatta which happens in May. This is one of the oldest rowing events in the country. History buffs will be drawn to Carlow’s rich vein of monasteries and dolmens. The must-visit list includes the monastic site at Saint Mullins, Killeshin’s Romanesque doorway, Old Leighlin’s medieval Cathedral and Europe’s biggest dolmen at Browne’s Hill. Historic Carlow town was once the 14th Century capital of Ireland; today it offers farmer's markets, great boutique shopping, fine restaurants and an eclectic cultural calendar. The famous Eigse arts festival takes over the town for eight days in June, while July’s Floral Festival Trail covers some of the South East’s most beautiful gardens, including the Victorian Altamont Gardens and the stunning Duckett’s Grove, a Gothic revival castle dating from the 18th century. Even chocolate and beer lovers are catered for. You can sample award-winning heritage stouts with the Carlow Brewing Company or check out the Chocolate Garden of Ireland if you have a sweet tooth!

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