Family-friendly walks Carlow – Brownshill Dolmen

Location: Hacketstown road opposite Pratts garage-5km from Carlow town on R726

Path: Great condition- New tarmac surface

Parking: Free parking for 10-20 cars but no separation from the main road. Keep a good hold of young kids.

Facilities: Seats at the Dolmen. Shop across the road

Features: A nice 0.5km walk out to the Dolmen along the edge of a cornfield on a nice smooth path. Access to the Dolmen is free and the Dolmen is the largest of its kind in Europe. 

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Family-friendly walks Carlow – Oakpark Forest Walk

Location: Ballaghmoon-5km from Carlow town 

Path: Good condition a little humpy

Parking: Free parking

Facilities: Playground, toilets & picnic tables. Seating scattered throughout

Features: Free admission. 50 hectares of woodland and lake walks. Choice of 4 walks over 4km. Nice playground at the start.

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Family-friendly walks Carlow – Altamont Gardens

  • Location: Altamont Gardens, between Ballon and Tullow on the N80
  • Path: Great selection of Woodland paths. The Path around the lake is only suitable for a buggy approx 1-2km long. The longer path down to the river is not suitable for a buggy.
  • Parking: Parking €2 for the whole day but fills quickly on weekends. 
  • Facilities: Coffee shop, toilets, water fountains and garden centre sales. Seating scattered throughout the walk, Picnic Benches, Drinking Water Fountain
  • Features: 40 Acres of gardens and woodland walks, lakes filled with wildlife. Peacocks randomly walking the lawns. There is a big tree in the middle of the lawn where children love to climb into the middle of the tree and its a nice place to have a picnic under it.

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Family-friendly walks Carlow – Delta Sensory Gardens Carlow Town

Location: Carlow Town on the N80 ring road

Path: Great Condition- Gravel & Paving 

Parking: Free parking with overflow park beside it

Facilities: Coffee shop, toilets and small shop. Ample seating throughout and treehouse viewing area in the centre of park

Features: 2.5 Acres of gardens with 16 interconnecting gardens filled with Garden games and water features. Admission is €5 for adults and kids are free. Kids will love every corner of these beautiful gardens.

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