candles and rose petals creating romantic atmosphere in luxurious hotel room in Woodford Dolmen Hotel

They say you can’t put a price on love so whether you have a big budget, tight budget or no budget, Carlow offers a large range of things to do during Valentine’s. With only 3 weeks to the big day it’s time to get your thinking hat on. From fun days out, to romantic dinner plans, Carlow’s got everything you need to show that special someone that you love them...or if you’re single maybe to help you find the right person! Valentine’s Day is normally associated with rose petals, milk ch...

Christmas Carlow at the Woodford Dolmen Hotel

We are firmly into the Season of Christmas. It’s the season of fun, laughter, cheer, giving, meeting with families and friends and where better to enjoy the season than the Woodford Dolmen Hotel and Carlow with so much to offer this Christmas.  Firstly, congratulations to everyone involved in the Candlelight Walk of Hope for Eist and the turning on of the Christmas Lights, what a wonderful celebration to kick start the festive season in Carlow.  Carlow has a ...

Woodford Dolmen Hotel Carlow Halloween Autumn

There are two types of people when Halloween comes around: those who love the spookiness associated with Halloween, and those who prefer to stay inside and eat all the sweets and chocolate. Nevertheless, no matter what type of person you are during this freaky season, Carlow offers a variety of things for you do to from days out with the family to going on haunted tours with friends.Looking for a family day out? Head to the beautiful Rathwood in Tullow. This year, Rathwood’s friendly t...

Arboretum_near_the_Woodford_Dolmen_Hotel_Carlow

Now the short evenings and long dark nights have kicked in, the green fingered novices amongst us might find themselves at a loss as to what to do now they can’t get out into the garden to enjoy the fruits of their labour. That’s where Carlow’s Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven comes in. This is one of Ireland’s leading garden centres which earned the title of Bord Bia’s first ever Five Star Garden Centre and recently won the coveted tit...

Woodford Dolmen Hotel Carlow town

In this blog we want to reflect on how it feels good to be a Carlovian all the time, but especially at this moment. The County is doing great in the GAA and the annual Arts Festival has just finished for another year so we wanted to talk about how Carlow has a strong link with the arts. First of all it must be commented on how well Carlow are performing in the GAA. Of course we are the premier junior All Ireland Camogie Champions, a great achievement by the Carlow women last Septem...