Woodford Dolmen Hotel

The Heart of Ireland's Ancient East


Carlow's newest 4 star hotel right in the Heart of Ireland's Ancient East

Welcome to Carlow

Welcome to the 4 star Woodford Dolmen Hotel. Set on the beautiful banks of the River Barrow you’ll feel right at home at our charming Carlow hotel. Our 81 bedrooms are modernly decorated, perfect for a good night’s sleep after a day exploring, attending a meeting or after a long enjoyable day attending a wedding.

Whether you are here for one of our stunning weddings, a meeting or just a family break away you can enjoy our tranquil grounds with views of the Killeshin Hills beyond the River Barrow. The perfect backdrop for your stay. Taking a wander on the grounds you may stumble upon our resident fairies in ‘The Draoicht Glen Fairy Garden’. Treat yourself and family with a delicious meal at the Plum Tree Bistro followed by a relaxing drink at the Dolmen Bar.

Our unique location combines the best of both worlds with our 10 acres of gardens for the kids to explore while being minutes away from Carlow town. The Woodford Dolmen Hotel is a hub for Ireland’s Ancient East, we are just off the M9 and over one hour from Dublin city centre, 50 minutes from Waterford and less than 30 minutes from Kilkenny. 

Colin Duggan, General Manager

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Spend the evening in the comfortable surroundings of the Dolmen Bar soaking up the local atmosphere reliving the tales of the day in the company of our friendly staff who will look after your every need, what better way to end a perfect day.

The Plum Tree Bistro serves dishes prepared with fresh, local produce, including herbs from our head chef’s herb garden! Enjoy a delicious selection of food from our carvery or evening menu.

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