Things To Do In The Portlaw Area

Portlaw was once the home of a very successful cotton mill, built by the Malcomson family, employing most of the town's population. The town's main attraction is Curraghmore House, a manor sitting on the outskirts which is the seat of Lord Waterford Marquess of Waterford.

Curraghmore House and Gardens

Home to the Marquis of Waterford, Curraghmore House and Gardens include an outstanding Arboretum and shell grotto. Guided tours of the house and grounds are available by prior arrangement.
Distance: Approx 8km from Kilmeadan
Address: Portlaw, Co. Waterford.
Phone (Tour Guide): 051 387134
Phone (Estate Office): 051 387101
Web site:
Open: Open Easter to end of September. Wednesday to Sunday 10:30 - 4:30.
Admission: Guided tours 11am & 2pm for Garden, House and Shell house €15.00. Garden only €5.00. Shell House Tour €7.50 and House Tour €10.00

Portlaw Heritage Centre

Stores an archive of historical information and visual images of Portlaw. It is of interest to anyone wishing to learn about and research the area's historic industrial and architectural past.
Distance: Approx 8km from Kilmeadan
Address: Portlaw, Co Waterford.
Open: If anyone wishes to visit the centre please drop into Walsh's shop on Portlaw Square and a committee member will arrange access.

Waterford & Suir Valley Heritage Railway, Co. Waterford, Ireland. Phone: 051 384058
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