St Mullins Heritage Centre
Located in the Old Church of Ireland to the left side of the grave yard the heritage centre is well worth a visit .Restored by the students of U.C.D it will give you a great flavour of times gone by from St Moling to the Vikings,Normans ,1798,Odlums Flour Mills and the Barrow river -canal system.
Phone Ann Doyle 0879103672 Patricia Maguire 083 4007255 Open Tuesday and Wednesday 9.30-5pm Sunday 2pm-5pm
The Ros Tapestry Story New Ross
The story of the Norman arrival in the south eastof Ireland and the consequent development of the dynamic port of Ross is depicted in a series of 15 large striking embroidered panels
Irish National Heritage Park Ferrycarrig Wexford
Really worth a visit,in 35 acres there are a series of clearings in the forest and within each clearing is a settlement showing the different periods from 9,000 years ago to early medieval times. www.inhp.com
Duckett’s Grove Walled gardens Carlow
18th to 20th century home of the Duckett family this was the centre of another of Irelands vast ruling class estates with turrets and follies. Even in ruin,the surviving towers and turrets of Duckett’s Grove form a romantic profile makingit one of the most photogenic historic buildings in the country.Carlow County Council have done a great restoration job on the old walled gardens www.carlowgardentrail.com
John F Kennedy Arboretum New Ross Wexford (Heritage Ireland)
The John F Kennedy Arboretum celebrates U.S. Presidents links with New Ross.The Arboretum contains some 4,500 types of trees and shrubs from quite literally each nation on earth.Slieve Coilte has a viewing point with spectacular views.
Tel 051 388171 www.heritageireland.ie
Borris Golf Club
Only 15 minutes from St Mullins,Borris golf club is the oldest golf club in Ireland has an excellent 9 hole course and is situated on the Kavanagh estate with beautiful parklands. You are guaranteed a warm welcome.
New Ross Golf Club
Only 25 minutes from St. Mullins, New Ross Golf Club is a mature parkland golf course situated between the scenic Barrow and Nore valleys with the magnificent Brandon and Blackstairs mountains providing the backdrop.
Established in 1905, New Ross is one of the driest golf courses in South East Ireland, rarely closed due to bad weather and therefore can be enjoyed throughout the year. The Par 70/73 golf course provides a great test for all abilities, with tree lined fairways and superbly contoured greens complemented by a number of water hazards.
The Dunbrody Emigrant Ship, New Ross
An exact replica of the original ship built in 1845 ,the highlight of the tour is the performance of the costumed actors on board,who bring to life the characters of real people who made the epic journey on the Dunbrody in the 19th century.