Carlow Local Activities – Staff Picks

Our staff here at the Woodford Dolmen Hotel love to get out and about in our beautiful County and explore amazing sights and activities Carlow has to offer. With the long summer evenings, we have been inspired to map out four great days of activities with the top picks and recommendations from both our staff and […]

Group Staycation to County Carlow

women on bike beside a river

Getting the gang together for a group staycation this summer?? Make Woodford Dolmen Hotel your accommodation hub. We’re surrounded by many  wonderful attractions and experiences waiting for you to uncover. Here’s just some of our guest top 5 places to visit while staying with us. Boat Trips.ie   Take the group on a water adventure! Enjoy a […]

Ireland’s Ancient East – Foodie Escape in County Carlow

Woodford Dolmen Hotel Carlow Salmon with White Wine

Ireland’s Ancient East is home to many excellent restaurants, cafés and delicatessens filled with scrumptious local produce and incorporated into wonderful dishes. Carlow alone boasts many of these. From our very own Plum Tree Bistro, offering daily lunch and evening specials to 5-star cuisine at Clashganny House and from specialty coffee to thee regions fare […]

Culture in Carlow – The Heart of Ireland’s Ancient East

Huntington Castle - County Carlow

If you’ve missed out on exploring the cultural delights of the continent this year, why not discover what’s on offer right here in Ireland’s Ancient East. Carlow county is full of history often overlooked, but ever present. From modern art museums to ancient castles telling the stories of yore; and from mysterious megalithic portal tombs […]