Altamont Garden known as the most romantic garden in Ireland, Altamont is an enchanting blend of formal and informal gardens located on a 100 acre estate. Whilst still little known, it ranks in the top ten of Irish gardens. A fascinating walk through the Arboretum, Bog Garden and Ice Age Glen with its canopy of ancient oaks leads to the majestic River Slaney.
Ballon Garden And Craft Centre Carlow, established garden with a fine collection of dwarf conifers, perennials and shrubs. Just off main Bunclody (Rosslare) Carlow Road, 1/4 mile from Ballon Village on Bunclody side. Twelve miles from Carlow, nine miles from Bunclody.
Carlow Castle was built in the 13th century overlooking the Barrow. Unfortunately, much of it was destroyed in the 18th century and only two towers can be seen today.
Carlow County Museum a member of the Local Authority Museums Network (LAMN). The County Museum has a growing collection of over 5,000 artefacts and represents a wide range of periods and topics. The Museum works closely with the National Museum of Ireland, particularly in the area of Archaeological Finds and is designated to collect such finds on its behalf for County Carlow. A new Museum premises is being developed in the former Presentation Convent on College Street, Carlow Town and therefore until further notice the Museum is closed.