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We were looking for something to do before we picked up our AirBnB. This is a quirky little spot. For starters, Google Maps will direct you to a cart path that you perhaps should not drive on. I would suggest parking on a neighboring street...More
The Wonderful Barn is an absolute delight. I've never seen anything quite like it in my life.
I had never heard of it until a recent TV programme visited some off the beaten track hems in Ireland and as it is so near to me...More
All I can say is that I love this place. I had the fortune of living in the house for a few years before the land was sold off for development. It’s a shame that the council or the historical society don’t see what a...More
This barn features on most of the tourist information for the area and looked interesting so we decided to visit. Only to discover it is unsigned, hard to find and very neglected, despite being a very intriguing building. At ground level there is graffiti and...More
Although I have lived near Leixlip for the past couple of years I had never been to visit this sight. Of course I had caught glimpses of the Wonderful Barn through the hedges while driving on the N4 but wasn't entirely sure how to find...More
My wife and I stopped by this barn when staying in Lexlip for a night recently, and she absolutely loved it! In fact it was one of only three critical things she wanted to see when we went to Ireland this last trip. Unfortunately, while...More
This magical corkscrew shaped building was constructed on the edge of the Castletown estate in 1743. (Google maps brought us to the a no access drive way (for cars). Not easy parking however, the persistent will find a park. A short walk brought us to...More
A bit hard to find, but if you ask around you will find it. Could be restored for a better tourist attraction, but at present looks as though it is being left to the elements. A bit of a shame as it is a lovely...More