Destination guide

The historical area of Kilkenny awaits your stay

Come and experience Kilkenny and its history, cathedral and live music. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, local tours and monuments. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Kilkenny

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Kilkenny has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kilkenny Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Gowran Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Mount Juliet Golf Course (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Callan Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Castlecomer Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Borris Golf Club (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kilkenny

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Kilkenny is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dunmore Cave (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Jerpoint Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Heywood Gardens (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kilkenny

Fly into Waterford (WAT), the closest airport, located 32.7 mi (52.7 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Kilkenny Station.

Where to stay near Kilkenny?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 184 holiday rentals near Kilkenny. From 46 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kilkenny for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kilkenny?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Kilkenny. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kilkenny Castle: 61 holiday rentals
  • St John's Church: 61 holiday rentals
  • St Mary's Cathedral: 61 holiday rentals
  • Tinnahinch Castle: 89 holiday rentals
  • The Hub: 61 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kilkenny listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kilkenny?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 46 Houses in Kilkenny. Our other popular types of Kilkenny holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 105 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 105 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kilkenny?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Kilkenny. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.