Things to do
Things to do in Carlow
Carlow is a charming rural county with a relaxed pace of life packed with history, culture and fun activities. Carlow’s location with easy access from key motorways and only an hour from Dublin makes it the ideal for location for a break away. Whatever time of year you visit you are guaranteed to make fun and wonderful memories with a treasure trove of unique attractions including the Carlow Garden Trail, Rathwood with its much loved Easter & Santa Train, the internationally renowned and award winning Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven and The Chocolate Garden of Ireland home of delicious temptation and chocolate artistry. The Talbot Hotel Carlow is an ideal base for exploring the Carlow Garden Trail featuring the beautiful Huntington Castle, Altamont Gardens, Delta Sensory Gardens, Arboretum, Borris House and Woodlands and many more.
Talbot Hotel Carlow is ideally located on the outskirts of Carlow town giving you the perfect base from which to explore Carlow’s curiosities. With many local amenities & attractions, the hotel is a popular choice for business and leisure guests alike. Visitors can soak up the atmosphere in Carlow’s popular Tullow Street with its many bars and restaurants the Talbot Carlow is the perfect choice as your temporary home. Carlow’s popular Fairgreen Shopping Centre with leading high street store names such as New Look, River Island, Awear, Vero Moda and Best Menswear are only a short 5 minute drive away if you are in need of a spot of retail therapy. Carlow is also home to small individual boutiques and vintage shops for those looking for something a little different.
Travelling for business? Merck Sharp and Dohme, UNUM and Shamrock Business Park Graigcullen are also located within short proximity from the hotel. IT Carlow, one of Ireland’s top institutes of technology, is a 15 minute walk away.