Kilkenny, in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, offers a broad range of activities and attractions to visit. Kilkenny has introduced a temporary One-Way system, one of a number of measures being introduced for Kilkenny City Centre in order to facilitate adherence to public health requirements on social distancing. Kilkenny will ensure the safety and protection of all our visitors to make your stay with us as enjoyable and memorable as possible. Every corner of Kilkenny has something unique to showcase’ so whether you want More to Explore, More to Excite, More to Amaze or More to Enjoy, you will find it in Kilkenny.
Kilkenny City, characterised by its beautifully restored old buildings and winding slipways, contemporary shops, design galleries and restaurants.It is also small and compact enough to explore on foot making it ideal for short hotel breaks. The Normans arrived in the 12th century and their legacy the ancient city of Kilkenny – from the Gaelic ‘Till Cearmaigh’ (named after a 6th century monk called Saint Canice). His memory lives on in the beautifully preserved St. Canice’s Cathedral built overlooking the city in the thirteenth century. Kilkenny, renowned for the superb and fully restored Kilkenny Castle is a thriving and cosmopolitan merchant city, who’s unique selection of historic sites and buildings from the 7th century onwards reflects a tradition of monastic settlement and gracious living.
• Upcoming Kilkenny Events
• Golfing in Kilkenny
• Kilkenny Tourist Attractions
• Kilkenny Family Fun
• Kilkenny Shopping
Our Reception Team will be more than happy to assist with any other types of attractions/activities that you are looking for in the sunny South-East upon check-in.