Visitor Attractions


Rathwood Trains

Rath,
Tullow,
Co.Carlow.
Tel: +353 59 9156285
website:www.rathwood.com


IT'S A “RATHWOOD HALLOSCREAM TRAIN” YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS!

THE MAGICAL LAND OF OZ IS BEING TERRORISED BY THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST! DOROTHY AND HER FRIENDS NEED
YOUR HELP TO FIND THE WIZARD OF OZ AND GET RID OF THE WICKED WITCH ONCE AND FOR ALL!

On this ghoulishly, scary and very exciting adventure you will meet friends of Dorothy for fun, frolics and
surprises along the way. With the help of some Good Witches each participating child will design and carve their
very own Pumpkin to take home! And There’s more!

For their help they will each be rewarded with a free hot chocolate with yummy marshmallows!
The event last 1 hour and is best perfect for children ages 9 and under.

This Year on the earlier trains from 11am to 3pm they are going to make it friendlier towards the younger kids (babies to 5 years).
From 3pm onwards it will be a bit scarier for the older children(5 years plus) Event runs from 15th October to Monday 31st of October.

 

'The Rathwood Santa Adventure' is Ireland’s most popular Santa Experience.
We invite you to share in the magic of Christmas and join us on an experience
through the Enchanted Forest to visit Santa as he prepares for the most wonderful time of the year.

What’s included in your Santa Train Ticket?

Join in the Christmas story with Mrs. Clause and Trixie the Elf
Take a magical journey on board the Rathwood Santa Train
Watch out for Rudolph and the other Reindeer along the way
Walk through the enchanted Forest that leads to Santa’s Woodland home
Each family will meet Santa individually & each child will get a special gift from Santa
Post your letter in Santa’s official Post Box
FREE hot Chocolate & Rathwood Activity Book for every Child booked in to visit Santa
Also for the Big Kids: 20‰ OFF ALL Christmas Items in our Christmas shop (T&C)
Additional Events/Activities running at Rathwood this Christmas

Create a Christmas Elf in Santa’s workshop
Create a Christmas Elf rag doll & receive birth certificate
Have your photo taken on board Santa’s Giant Sleigh
Enjoy Christmas carousels and so much more!

Rancho Reilly Pet Farm & Activity Centre

Tel: 087 1759123.
Enjoy a great day our for all the family with a wide variety of activities including indoor play area, outdoor play area, crazy golf, cycle/ride on track, barrel train rides, Picnic area and Cafe.

County Carlow Museum

College Street, Carlow.
Tel: 00353 5991 31759
Website: www.carlowcountymuseum.com
County Carlow Museum is located on College Street in Carlow. The tourist office acts as a reception area for the County Museum. The Museum contains a growing collection of over 5,000 items some of which are of national and international importance. Carlow County Museum works closely with the National Museum of Ireland, particularly in the area of Archaeological Finds. Since 2003 Carlow County Museum on behalf of the National Museum of Ireland collect archaeological finds from the county.

County Carlow Military Museum

Old Church, St. Dympna’s, Athy Road, Carlow,
Website: www.countycarlowmilitarymuseum.com
Email: military.museum@ireland.com
A fine museum exhibition housed in a late 19th century church. The museum features a wide range of exhibits relating to Carlow’s military history. Artefacts date from die late 18th Century to the present day and detail the history of the Irish Army local Reserve Defence Forces, UN peacekeeping, Carlow Militia, World War I, War of Independence and much more. Other features focus on Carlow Soldiers in armies throughout the world along with armoured vehicle production in Carlow during World War II

Malones Fruit Farm

Closh, Ballon, Co. Carlow
Tel: 059 – 9159477
Fax: 059-9159478
Mobile: + 353 (0) 87 2352352
Email: malonefruitfarm@eircom.net
Malones Fruit Farm is a family run business and consists of 12 acres of soft fruit. Fresh fruit including strawberries, raspberries, loganberries, blackberries, red, white and blackcurrants, gooseberries and tayberries can be purchased on the farm during the main season while large and small quantities of frozen fruit and a large selection of homemade jams and fruit juices/cordials are available all year round. The farm is a member of the Bord Glas Quality & Hygiene Scheme. Guided tours available to groups only by prior appointment.

Walsh Whiskey Distillery

Tel: +353 59 9186653
Website: www.walshwhiskey.com
The Walsh Whiskey Distillery at Royal Oak in County Carlow is dedicated to the production of premium handcrafted Irish whiskeys. Located in Ireland’s Ancient East region, it is one of the largest independent whiskey distilleries in the country and the first to be developed in Carlow in over 200 years.
Opened in June 2016, the distillery is the key element in a €25 million investment which positions Walsh Whiskey Distillery as one of the leading craft Irish whiskey producers in this, Irish whiskey’s second golden age.
Tours take place on Tuesdays through Saturday at 10am 12noon, 2pm & 4pm each day so do come along and join us! Booking is advisable to avoid disappointment and for large groups of 15 or more booking in advance is required. Please email booking@walshwhiskey.com or call on +353 59 9186653.

Carlow Brewing Company: O’Hara’s

Muine Bheag Business park,
Royal Oak Road,
Muine Bheag,
Co. Carlow
Tel: +353 59 9720509
Carlow Brewing Company, also known as O’Hara’s Brewery, craft brew traditional Irish beers and their own interpretation of international beer styles, including stouts and ales, wheat beers and lagers, all carrying the brewery founders family name, O’Hara’s. Each beer is crafted using classic brewing methods to create the traditional Irish beers styles that have long since been forgotten by many of the larger breweries.

Experience our passion for the craft. Meet the Carlow Brewing Team and walk through the brewing process with our brewers. The brewery tour will take you on a journey through Ireland’s indigenous craft brewing history, teach you about the brewing process and how we brew O’Hara’s award winning beers. You will of course have the opportunity to taste the special malts, smell the hops that make O’Hara’s craft beers so enjoyable. We finish off our tour with a visit to O’Hara’s tasting room where you will have the chance to sample and compare some of our award winning craft brews.
Tours usually take place on Friday afternoons at 1.30pm and are by prior appointment only
Special Tour Bookings We are happy to receive specific group tour bookings outside of our regular tour day by prior arrangement where possible.
Bookings Email tours@carlowbrewing.com or telephone: +353 (0)59 9720509