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This in turn leads to a very different garden - the rough or Wild Garden which features many rare and most interesting shrubs and trees from many countries - the result of the family's travels over the last two hundred years.
This in turn finally leads to the awesome and dramatic Ice Age Glen overlooking the River Slaney with its delightful river-side walk.
Read more Located in Clonegall, sometimes referred to as the Switzerland of Ireland, Huntington Castle was an early O’ Kavanagh stronghold. The famous Esmonde family rebuilt it in 1625 and it became one of Ireland's historical treasures.
Through generations memebers of family subsequently added various extensions and details giving the effect of a truly unique and interesting place.
For those who want to explore there is a portal dolmen at Brown’s Hill and important monastic sites at Ullard and St. In the middle of the town of Graiguenamanagh is he great Cistercian abbey of Duiske, the largest in Ireland, with the smaller but more beautiful Jerpoint just south of Thomastown.The mediaeval town of Kilkenny with its castle and museums is worth a visit and nearby gardens include Altamont, Kilfane and Woodstock.There are golf courses at Mount Juliet, Mount Wolsley and Borris, fly fishing for trout and the occasional salmon, and wonderful restful walks along the tow-path of the Barrow Canal or, for the more energetic, in the Blackstairs Mountains.She grew up at Lorum, knows the area intimately and is always a fund of local knowledge.Bobbie also uses Lorum as a base for relaxed, bespoke cycling tours in the neighbouring counties of Carlow, Wexford and Kilkenny.