County Carlow has so much to attract visitors for a weekend break or longer holiday. Booking a hotel here, whether luxury or budget accommodation, will put anyone within easy reach of its many attractions. One of the finest places to visit is Carlow Golf Club.
The club, which can trace its history back to 1899, offers two distinct courses. The most challenging of these is its Deerpark course. This 18-hole tour features a variety of hazards, from its undulating landscape to doglegs, water hazards and bunkers to provide a great experience for both members and visitors. Some players have even said that the course becomes more difficult the more rounds they enjoy here.
The nine-hole Oakpark Course sweeps around the countryside, with descents and ascents to be negotiated. Both courses benefit from the woodland surrounding the fairways and the superb views that can be enjoyed from shot to shot. Booking a hotel in County Carlow, whether in the town or nearby, is ideal for visiting the many sights and delights of the area.
The clubhouse is open every day, its restaurant offering snacks, lunch and dinner. Sunday lunches are especially popular at the venue. The resident chefs, James and Eilish Murray, have many years’ experience between them. Diners, from members and visitors, to golfers and spectators, return time and again to enjoy the wonderful fresh food on offer.
The club’s Pro Shop is well equipped, accommodating every player’s needs. The resident professional, Andrew Gilbert, is always available to provide guidance and lessons. With his experience and knowledge of the course, Andrew can provide both localised and general golf advice.
The area is well known for its many golf courses. The lush, undulating countryside, green fields and ancient woodland all provide the perfect setting for the game. Booking a hotel in or around Carlow will give great access to any of these courses and the delightful sights in between.
Nearby is Mount Wolseley Golf Club. The 18-hole course here is surrounded by woodland in the rolling hills of this delightful county. It is also a venue that hosts many other attractions apart from its golf. The club is also renowned for its setting as a wedding venue. Happy couples have the option to devise their own menus, decorations and choice of entertainment in the stunning surroundings, guided by the club’s own wedding specialist.
Carlow and its surrounding area are full of delights, from golf and other activities to just enjoying the sights of the countryside. There are mountains and ancient monuments to be seen and enjoyed, the nightlife and dining of the town centre, or simply enjoying relaxing at one of the many hotels in and around the town.
County Carlow is famed for the quality of its food, from beef, lamb and pork to its wealth of fresh vegetables. Hotels around here can offer extensive menus for their guests, certain to have something to delight all of their visitors.