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  • Experience a taste of what Carlow has to offer with a visit to Walsh Whiskey Distillery & Arboretum Garden & Lifestyle World combined with a relaxing overnight stay at the Lord Bagenal Inn.

    Overnight Stay for two in a deluxe room including full Irish Breakfast
    Complimentary upgrade to river-view room or suite subject to availability

    Premium Malt Experience - Walsh Whiskey Distillery tour
    Walsh Whiskey Distillery at Royal Oak is a world-class distillery producing Irish whiskeys by hand on an 18th century estate in Ireland’s Ancient East Region. Visitors can experience the ancient craft of distilling in a fully guided, multi-sensory tour of one of Ireland’s largest operational whiskey distilleries. See first-hand how all three styles of Irish whiskey – Pot Still, Malt and Grain – are created under one roof. Afterwards relax and savour a taste of our award-winning whiskeys before strolling around the historic Royal Oak estate, taking in Holloden House (1755) and the beautiful scenery that makes Royal Oak the perfect place to craft exceptional whiskeys. www.walshwhiskey.com


    Lunch (main course & tea or coffee) at Arboretum Garden & Lifestyle Heaven
    Based in Leighlinbridge on a ten acre site, this family run business is a complete shopping experience with a Five Star award winning garden centre plus interior furnishings, a kitchen Store, fashion outlet, pet zone and home to the award winning Rachel’s Garden Café. 

    An entire day can be devoted to just visiting the Arboretum so take some time out and relax with friends and family in the famous Rachel’s Garden Café and treat yourself to some of its signature dishes made with the very best local Irish produce. The delicious tempting desserts are all made on the premises and customers’ special dietary needs are catered for with gluten, sugar or dairy free options. There is a full children’s menu with a playground and maze adjacent in the gardens to keep the little ones entertained. www.arboretum.ie


    Dining at the Lord Bagenal Inn-extra charge applies
    Offering a variety of international dishes along with daily specials, prepared using only the finest local ingredients & complimented by our relaxed and friendly service.
    Full a la carte menu available daily until 9.30pm (9pm Sundays) 
    Three course set meal also available - must be pre-booked at reservation stage under "Enhance Your Stay" section 

  • 1 night minimum stay
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