County Tipperary is located to the South of the country and is one of the largest inland counties in Ireland. It is a beautifully scenic county and this site has 22 Tipperary hotels and Tipperary guesthouses to choose from.
Because Tipperary is so large it is included in two different regions, the Shannon Region where North Tipperary is included along with Clare, Limerick and South Offaly and the South East Region where Tipperary is included along with Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and Carlow.
The principal town in the North Riding of Tipperary is Nenagh and the main town in the South Riding of Tipperary is Clonmel. Tipperary has very rich and fertile land and is often referred to as the “Golden Vale”, in the basin of the River Suir, running from north to south across the county.
You will find Tipperary hotels and guesthouses in the main towns on this site including Nenagh, Cashel, Clonmel, Cahir, Carrick on Suir, Horse and Jockey, Glen of Aherlow and of course, Tipperary town.
Perhaps one of the most famous landmarks in Ireland is the Rock of Cashel, which dominates the skyline in the area and with its well-preserved ecclesiastical remains was once the seat of the High Kings of Munster and is reputedly where St. Patrick converted Aenghus the King of Munster around the 5th century. At the foot of the Rock is Bru Boru, a cultural centre that celebrates Irish music, song and dance.
Other heritage sites in the county include Cahir Castle, originally built in the 13th century on the site of an earlier stone fort, is one of the best preserved castles in Ireland and is located on a rocky outcrop on the River Suir. Cahir also has a fine example of an early 19th century “cottage orne”, the Swiss Cottage.
Other historical and cultural attractions in County Tipperary include Cashel Folk Village, Thurles Famine Museum, Roscrea Heritage Centre, Fethard Folk Farm and Transport Museum, Tipperary Crystal Craft Factory, Ormond Castle – a fine example of an Elizabethan manor house built by the 10th Earl of Ormond in the 1560’s. Other attractions include the Dundrum Plantarum, Redwood Castle and Mitchelstown Cave, one of Europe’s most spectacular caves.
Activities to be enjoyed in County Tipperary include a day at the races at Tipperary or Clonmel Racecourses and the county is well known in the racing world as the home of the famous Coolmore Stud in Fethard, owned by John Magnier it is one of the largest breeding operations for thoroughbred horses.
Aidan O’Brien the world-famous racehorse trainer is based at Ballydoyle Stud, sister stud to Coolmore, ensuring that the Golden Vale is t the heart of the Irish thoroughbred racehorse industry. Ask at your hotel or guesthouse for information around your local area. The Tipperary hotels featured on this site will be glad to help you.
There is no better way to explore Tipperary that by walking and there are a number of long distance walks, way marked ways and looped walks to enjoy, such as, the Glen of Aherlow, the East Munster Way, Slieve Felim Way, Bansha Wood, Dolmen Loop, the Lough Derg Way or the Glenbawn Loop, to name but a few. Or enjoy the county by bike on the many cycling routes and trails, such as the Keeper Hill Cycle, the Holycross Cycle Tour or the Nenagh Cycleway.
Or enjoy of spot of angling or game fishing on the many rivers and lakes including the River Suir and the River Drish, the Lingaun River or the Kilmastulla River. There are also many great golf courses in Tipperary and all Tipperary hotels and guesthouses will be glad to help you book a round of golf at a local course.
The name Tipperary is also associated far and wide with the old British music hall and marching song that was immortalised during World War I, “It’s a long, way to Tipperary”.
The Ireland Hotels website features a selection of Tipperary hotels and Tipperary guesthouses where you can book hotel breaks or special offers.
The Horse and Jockey Hotel is a family run four star hotel located in the heartland of County Tipperary mid-way between the cities of Cork and Dublin. The hotel has expanded over the years and is now home to Silks Restaurant, the Enclosure Bar, In-house Bakery, Coffee Bar, Silks Restaurant, The Enclosure Bar Conference Centre and Derrynaflan Theatre, Elemis Spa, Q Hair Salon, Leisure Centre and the Gift Horse Gallery. Despite these extensions the hotel strives to balance the old with the new and create a homely and friendly Tipperary village atmosphere throughout
Whatever your reason for visiting Carrick, a warm welcome awaits you at The Carraig. The history of hospitality in The Carraig dates back to the eighteenth century having started its life as The King's Head Inn. Today, The Carraig is the focal point of the town of Carrick-on-Suir. It is a fine hotel with 23 bedrooms and all modern facilities as well as excellence in conference facilities, dining and banqueting whilst still retaining much of its old world tradition, charm and character.
Set in the shadow of the Galtee Mountains, this hotel in Tipperary is adjacent to the renowned Tipperary Racecourse, Limerick Junction railway station and the Glen of Aherlow making Ballykisteen Hotel & Golf Resort is a perfect 4* Tipperary conference hotel and wedding venue. Situated in a picturesque location coupled with a contemporary finish a visit at 'Ballykisteen Hotel & Golf Resort’, is a truly memorable experience and a popular choice of venue for any weddings in Tipperary. This hotel in Tipperary is just a half hour drive or short train journey from Limerick City, the ideal location for meetings and conferences with reputation as one of the finest Tipperary conference hotels, a great Tipperary golf resort with a modern spa Serenity Day Spa or a base for walking and other activities. Choose from self catering Tipperary or hotel accommodation in our: * Two bedroom lodges overlooking the golf resort * Contemporary 4* hotel guest rooms with a touch of class
This Georgian Manor House was built in 1730 for the bride of Lord Hawarden, the Earl of Montalt where ancient Irish chieftains, the O'Dwyers of Kilnamanagh once held the land. At the beginning of the century a religious order bought the property and in 1978, the Crowe family bought the house and adjoining lands that lay along the Multeen River
Ballyglass Country House is an 18th century country residence set in its own grounds on the outskirts of Tipperary and just 2km from the beautiful Glen of Aherlow. Here at this family-run hotel you can enjoy the best of local produce in our 'Colonel's Restaurant' and relax in front of a real coal fire in our 'Forge Bar'. Ballyglass Country House is perfectly situated for touring Munster. Golfing, fishing, hill walking and horse riding are all available locally. We also offer free wi-fi to all of our guests. For availiablility check out www.ballyglasshouse.com
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