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Carriglass Manor - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Carrickglass Demesne, Co. Longford, Ireland

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About Carriglass Manor

Carriglass Manor is one the last remaining walled estates in Ireland and covers 600 acres of pasture, meadow and wood. Species include oaks, beeches, ash and sycamore trees.


Attractions Near Carriglass Manor

St. Mel's Cathedral
St. Mel's Cathedral3.83km from Carriglass Manor

St. Mel's Cathedral is a landmark building in Longford. It is the main historical attraction of the town overlooking all roads leading into Longford. It was erected in the 19th century. It is built from grey limestone with a lofty steeple and can be seen from a distance outside the town. The cathedral has been tastefully restored to its original beauty while being remodelled as a living church for a new century.

Carn Clonhugh
Carn Clonhugh7.04km from Carriglass Manor

This is a hill in County Longford, Republic of Ireland. It lies north of Longford, between Drumlish and Ballinalee, in the parish of Killoe. At 278 metres above sea level, it is the highest hill in the county and has a television mast on the top which rises 123 metres above the peak of the hill. The hill has extensive views of the landscape below. The forested land obstructs most of the view from Cairn A, but Cairn B has an extensive panorama from WSW to SSE.

Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre
Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre16.25km from Carriglass Manor

The Corlea Trackway is an Iron Age trackway, or togher, near the village of Keenagh, south of Longford, County Longford, in Ireland. The trackway is situated in an area which is the site of industrial-scale mechanised peat harvesting by the Bord na Móna, principally to supply the peat-fired power stations of the Electricity Supply Board.

Lough Gowna
Lough Gowna16.56km from Carriglass Manor

This is a freshwater lake which is the uppermost lake on the River Erne. It is located on the border between County Longford and County Cavan, with the largest part of the lake being in County Longford. This is a moraine-dammed lake formed at the end of the last glaciation, and owes its complex indented shape to the underlying drumlin landscape. This results in a large number of bays and inlets on the lake, often connected by narrow channels.

Rinn Lough
Rinn Lough16.59km from Carriglass Manor

Rinn Lough is a freshwater lake in the northwest of Ireland. It is located in south County Leitrim. It measures about 4 km long and 1 km wide. Two smaller neighbouring lakes drain into Rinn Lough: Clooncoc Lough and Lough Errew. Rinn Lough drains south into the Rinn River flowing into Lough Forbes.

Granard Motte and Bailey
Granard Motte and Bailey16.61km from Carriglass Manor

This is the remains of a motte-and-bailey castle and National Monument in Granard, County Longford, Ireland. It was built on a hill overlooking the town in 1199 by Anglo-Norman Knight Richard Tuite. The Motte is a great flat-topped, circular earthen mound, on top of which would have been a timber tower surrounded by a palisade. Across the base was a U-shaped bailey: an enclosure surrounded by a palisade ditch.

Where is Carriglass Manor

Discover More Attractions in Longford, Where Carriglass Manor Is Located

Longford
Longford
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County Longford is a county in Ireland. Most of Longford lies in the basin of the River Shannon with Lough Ree forming much of the county's western boundary. One of the iconic locations where you have a lot of things to see and do.

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