Many of Carlow’s highlights can be found within easy driving distance of Borris, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s list is the wonderful Borris Golf Club and the much-loved Clashganny Lock. Also worth checking out are Duiske Abbey and the Carrigleade Golf Course.
Looking for ways to amuse the kids? Keep them entertained at the various child-friendly destinations close by. Take photos, walk past the many exhibits and learn about animal biodiversity at the Ballykeenan Pet and Aviary Farm.
Some popular Carlow attractions are in the Borris area, such as Woodstock Estate in Thomastown, Dunleckney Manor and the St. Laserian's Cathedral. Carlow features some fascinating relics from yesteryear; every local history tour should begin with a visit to Ballymoon Castle. Whatever your religious background, you'll love the serenity at sacred places like the Adelaide Memorial Church in Tullow.
Spend an afternoon high in the stands of Dr. Cullen Park, cheering on local favorites, the Carlow GAA. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear red, green and gold, the colors of the Carlow GAA.
Should you wish to base yourself in the Borris area, you’re sure to find a warm welcome and good nights sleep at the Grove Farm House B&B, Inistioge.