The South East of Ireland is dotted with many picturesque villages. Many are situated in stunning locations, built along winding rivers or cushioned between hills and each one has its own story to tell. Take time and explore them at your own pace.
Below are some of the more interesting destinations:
Those who enjoy the great outdoors will love this village and its colourful atmosphere.
There is some great scenery, walks and drives all around Bunclody.
Glen of Aherlow, Co. Tipperary
The Glen is a quiet country valley and provides a natural and unspoilt environment that makes for an ideal location for those who want to get away from it all.
Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny
The scenic location of Graiguenamanagh makes it an enchanting place for visitor and locals alike, oozing with history at every corner.
Inistioge , Co. Kilkenny
One of a number of beautiful villages that has appeared in some Hollywood movies, with one of its highlights being the lovely Woodstock gardens.
Lismore, Co. Waterford
An enchanting rural town which holds the current "Tidy Towns" award and it is not hard to see why.
Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
Great for angling, traditional pubs and riverside walks.
Tullow, Co Carlow
Located in the Slane Valley in the midst of rich, fertile agricultural land, it is known locally as 'The Granite Town' and has a number of historical sights.