Clonegal is a small village located in County Carlow. It is situated on the banks of the River Derry, near the Wicklow Mountains and the Blackstairs Mountains. Clonegal is known for its beautiful historic buildings and its proximity to several scenic hiking trails. One of the most notable buildings in the village is Huntington Castle, a 17th-century castle that is open to the public for tours. The castle also has extensive gardens that visitors can explore.
Address: Kilcarry, Clonegal, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Located 600 metres the Wicklow Way Trail in Clonegal, this traditional family house accommodates four guests. Features a twin room on the ground floor with a shared shower room.Guests may Relax in the lounge with tea and coffee, TV, Wifi, and a cozy stove.
Telephone: 053 937 7742 / 087 763 4510
Address: Mill road, Bunclody, Co. Wexford
“Mon Petit Cottage” is a brand new Bed and Breakfast built in May 2022. It was rated as a 4-star B&B by Fáilte Ireland and recently received Booking.com’s Traveller Review Award for this year.
Mon Petit Cottage features accommodation, a garden, a terrace and a tennis court.
The bed and breakfast offers a seating area with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries, a hairdryer and shower. A fridge, an oven and dishwasher are also available in the kitchen, as well as a coffee machine.
Website: Mon Petit Cottage
Address: Meadowside Ryland Street, Bunclody
Situated on the N80 between Carlow and Enniscorthy. The B&B’s location 1 hour from the Ferryport in Rosslare and 2 hrs from Dublin Airport makes it an ideal location for a break away and your perfect base to explore Wexford and the Sunny South East. We have Internet Access for our guests.
Tel: 00353 (0)53 9376226 or 00353 (0)53 9377459
Address: Clonegal, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Teach Naoimh Antoin translates from Irish as the ‘House of Saint Anthony’. The guest house is set on a ¾ acre site and is located on a quiet country road, 4km outside the village of Clonegal. From its elevated position, there are views on a clear day of Lugnaquilla, approx 30km away.
Given some advance notice, a courtesy lift can be organised for Wicklow Way Walkers from either Clonegal, the Dying Cow pub in Stranakelly or Shillelagh. Furthermore, a lift to Bunclody to catch the bus back to Dublin or to Kildavin to start the South Leinster Way is also possible.
Tel: +353 (087) 2987 051
voted one of Ireland’s top 20 Hidden Gems by The Guardian in March 2015 is set in over 160 acres of gardens, woodland and farmland. The castle features a fascinating guided tour which explains its 17th century history. The tour also features the world famous Temple of Isis located in the old castle dungeons. The castle offers a fabulous woodland playground, as well as a charming tearoom and gift shop. The gardens are well worth a visit in their own right and were mainly laid out in the 17th century by the Esmondes who built Huntington Castle in 1625. They include the French limes on the avenue as well as the formal lawns to the side of the house, fish ponds on either side of the centre walk and the yew tree walk.
built by Alexander Durdin in the late 17th century. They were lived in by weavers when the trade was at its height and now feature many items, artefacts, furniture and pictures from bygone times. The development comprises a pair of semi-detached, two-bay, single-storey dormer cottages with attic conversion. Beautiful heritage garden to the rear featuring a variety of vegetables, and plants grown for the dyeing of wool used in weaving. The house of Sond and Story is held on the third Monday of every month in St. Brigid’s Community Hall, Clonegal 8 p.m. – late. All are welcome. Light refreshments served.