Kilkenny and Rock of Cashel

Enjoy the medieval city of Kilkenny and the  Rock of Cashel

Journey through Ireland’s medieval past with our day tours exploring Kilkenny and the Rock of Cashel. Wander the cobbled streets of Kilkenny, a city steeped in history and adorned with stunning landmarks like Kilkenny Castle. Feel the echoes of centuries past as you delve into the Rock of Cashel, a majestic fortress perched atop a hill, where tales of kings and saints come to life. Our expertly crafted tours promise an immersive experience, blending the allure of medieval architecture with the rich cultural tapestry of these iconic Irish landmarks. Join us on this historical odyssey, where every cobblestone has a story to tell.

Tour Information

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Duration

9 hour tour!

Suitability

Suitable for all ages!

2 – 7 guests!

Accommodation (Optional)

Marianne Cottage and Bartholomew’s Lodge are available to be paired with tours!

Transport

Mercedes V-Class

Kilkenny

Explore Kilkenny Castle

Begin your day in Kilkenny by exploring Kilkenny Castle, a stunning medieval castle located in the heart of the city. Tour the interior to learn about the history of the Butler family and enjoy the beautifully landscaped gardens surrounding the castle. 

Stroll through Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile

Take a leisurely walk along the Medieval Mile, a historic route that showcases Kilkenny’s medieval architecture and landmarks. Visit St. Canice’s Cathedral, Rothe House, and other historical sites along the way.

Visit the Smithwick’s Experience

Delve into Kilkenny’s brewing history with a visit to the Smithwick’s Experience. Learn about the craft of brewing, the history of the Smithwick’s beer, and enjoy a guided tour that concludes with a tasting session.

Shop and Dine in Kilkenny

Kilkenny is known for its vibrant arts and crafts scene. Explore the city’s unique boutiques, art galleries, and craft shops. Enjoy a meal in one of Kilkenny’s excellent restaurants or traditional pubs.

Kilkenny Design Centre

Visit the Kilkenny Design Centre, located in a historic building on Castle Yard. Here, you can browse and purchase high-quality Irish crafts, including pottery, textiles, and jewellery, showcasing the best of Irish design.

Rock of Cashel

Tour the Rock of Cashel

Begin your visit to the Rock of Cashel by exploring the iconic medieval structures, including Cormac’s Chapel, the Round Tower, and the High Cross. The site offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

Discover the Cashel Folk Village

Explore the Cashel Folk Village, a charming attraction that provides insights into traditional Irish rural life. The village features a collection of historic buildings and artifacts, offering a glimpse into Ireland’s past.

Visit Hore Abbey

Take a short stroll to Hore Abbey, a medieval Cistercian monastery located near the Rock of Cashel. The atmospheric ruins and scenic surroundings make it a peaceful and photogenic site.

Other Great Tour Activities To Choose From:

Whatever you want from touring Ireland, we can help you make it the most exciting day to remember for years to come.

Hurling Lessons

Learn the skills of Hurling with former Kilkenny Hurler, James Kavanagh. Give guests an opportunity to immerse themselves in Irish culture, by attempting our most ancient sport, hurling. Hurling is steeped in tradition and history, played with a passion and intensity that is unmatched in any other sport.

Shennanigan’s Walking Tour

Embark on an exciting and interactive walking tour of Kilkenny city. You will be immersed in history, storytelling, and a bit of magic with Nevin Cody. Fun for all the family.

    Contact us

    Unique and historical accommodation where the Boyne Valley sweeps into the Hidden Heartlands!

    Phone

    +353 86 3733644

    Address

    Johnsfort House and Farm, Ireland – At Your Leisure
    Clonmellon, Co. Westmeath, Ireland, C15YK20