Journey Overview:


Located in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, Kilkenny offers a truly unique visitor experience where heritage meets cosmopolitan chic. By day, wander cobbled streets, explore the Medieval Mile and visit the restored Kilkenny Castle. Then by night enjoy the vibrant nightlife and Michelin starred restaurants or indulge in a spot of retail therapy at one of the design studios.



If you have more time…

Walk, canoe or cycle from Graiguenamanagh to the ecclesiastical village of St Mullins along the River Barrow.  It’s an easy trail of about 7km past weirs and loughs with wonderful views.



Location Kilkenny

Distance from ports. 

  • Dublin 88 miles / 141 km
  • Rosslare 58 miles / 93 km

Accommodation options

  • Pembroke Hotel Pembroke Hotel Pembroke Hotel
  • Brandon View B&B Brandon View B&B Brandon View B&B
  • Church View B&B Church View B&B Church View B&B
Pembroke Hotel

Pembroke Hotel

The Pembroke Hotel Kilkenny is a relaxing 4 star boutique hotel in the heart of the old city quarter, behind Kilkenny Castle and just 5 minutes’ walk from Kilkenny centre. Kilkenny was the medieval capital of Ireland and is steeped in history, myths and legends. Stroll along the main street for a wide selection restaurants and traditional Irish pubs

Brandon View B&B

Brandon View B&B

Surrounded by scenic, peaceful countryside in Co. Kilkenny 6 km miles from Graignamanagh with the coastal town of Waterford a 35-minute drive away. All ensuite rooms have TV, radio and iron with bright, classic décor.

Church View B&B

Church View B&B

Kilkenny city is just 4 km away in a secluded spot with pretty garden. In this medieval city visitors can explore Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice’s Cathedral with its ancient round tower, as well as the many pubs and renowned restaurants the city boasts.