Kilkenny city is full of fantastic shops, pubs and restaurants making it an ideal location for a fantastic break away.
Why not enjoy a guided walking tour of this Medieval city and learn about its historic legacy?
Kilkenny Castle is a beautiful 12th century castle which was remodeled in Victorian times and is located in lush green parklands overlooking the Nore River. The castle was the principal seat of the Butler family, Marquesses and Dukes of Ormonde.
Guided tours are available.
Kilfane Glen And Waterfall
Kilfane Glen And Waterfall is located in Thomastown. This beautiful romantic woodland garden dates from 1790 and it was originally designed to display natures terrifying beauty. You can enjoy winding paths, stream, cliff tops, a hermit's grotto, and waterfall.
Dunmore Cave is located in Ballyfoyle in County Kilkenny. According the Irish literature, this cave is known as one of the darkest places in Ireland and it is said to be the cave where monster Luchtigern 'The Lord of the Mice' was slain. Spooky!
The history of the cave is explained in an interpretive centre and site museum just at the entrance to the Dunmore Cave.
Horseriding, golf, angling, and hillwalking can all be enjoyed locally.