Maria Edgeworth Literary & Historical Trail
Historical tours in Edgeworthstown: Discover one of Ireland’s best kept literary secrets in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. Join a local guide to learn about the life and works of novelist and educator Maria Edgeworth. Visit the charming grounds of her ancestral home and the 1840’s schoolhouse built under the patronage of the Edgeworth’s. Follow in the footsteps of historical figures, Sir Walter Scott, William Wordsworth, Oscar Wilde and many more. Take one of our Literary Tours of Edgeworthstown and uncover their connections with the town of Edgeworthstown.