Woodford Dolmen Hotel

The Heart of Ireland's Ancient East

Woodford Dolmen Hotel

Luxury 4-star hotel in the heart of Ireland's Ancient East

Welcome to the luxury 4-star Woodford Dolmen Hotel, located in county 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 the 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 Woodford Island, or stumbling upon our residents 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.

Woodford Dolmen Hotel Carlow Left Bedroom Side


With 81 bedrooms across two floors, we’ll be sure to find you the perfect room for your stay. Our bedrooms are designed with your comfort in mind, to ensure you have an unforgettable experience 

Here at the Woodford Dolmen, we offer a range of different rooms to suit your needs, such as our deluxe and family rooms. Whatever the occasion, we’ve got the perfect room for your stay.

Why not upgrade your stay by booking into one of our Woodford Suites. Boasting a super king size bed, and a jacuzzi bath, you’ll be able to relax, disconnect, and get the msot from your stay. 

Corporate Events

Whether it’s a small gathering, or a large scale event, our events coordinator is on hand to ensure the planning of your event is done to the best of its abilities. 

Boasting many perks such as free parking, supplies for your event, LCD projectors, podium with stage facilities and so much more. The Woodford Dolmen Hotel is the perfect destination for your corporate event.

Located just 5 mines from the M9, just over 30 minutes from Kilkenny, and an hour from Dublin, our location is the ideal and accessible for everyone. 

Woodford Dolmen Hotel Carlow Left Side View of Meeting Room
A beautiful bunch of flowers in front of the Woodford Dolmen main staircase. For a wedding


Planning a wedding can be hard, well no need to worry, we will help you along the way to ensure that the process is as seamless as possible. Our wedding coordinator is on hand to make your dream day, become a reality.

Whether it’s an intimate ceremony you want, or a grand affair, we cater to all types and will go above and beyond to make your day as special as possible. 

With a range of different packages available, you’ll be sure to find one in the Woodford Dolmen that suits your wedding size and style.

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