Woodford Dolmen Hotel

The Heart of Ireland's Ancient East


Luxury 4-STAR hotel in Carlow - the Heart of Ireland's Ancient East

Welcome to the luxury 4-star Woodford Dolmen Hotel in Carlow. Set on the beautiful banks of the River Barrow you’ll feel right at home at our charming Carlow hotel. Our 81 bedrooms are designed with your comfort in mind, to ensure you have an unforgettable stay.

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.

Set on 10 acres of land, the Woodford Dolmen has something for everyone. Whether it’s a trip to the Woodford Island, or stumbling upon our resident fairies in ‘The Draoicht Glen Fairy Garden’ with the kids, you’ll be sure to have a relaxing time. Finish off the day of exploring our grounds with a delicious meal in the Plum Tree Bar & Bistro. Our unique location gives you the best of both worlds, beautiful gardens and trails to embrace nature, while also being less than 5 minutes away from Carlow Town.

The Woodford Dolmen Hotel is a hub for Ireland’s Ancient East. Being just over an hour from Dublin city centre just off the M9, 50 minutes from Waterford, and less than 30 minutes from Kilkenny, we are ideally located for your needs.

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Spend the evening in the comfortable surroundings of the Plum Tree 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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