Destination guide

The historic area of Kilkenny awaits your stay

Come and experience Kilkenny and its history, cathedral and live music. Travelers 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • Dunmore Cave (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Jerpoint Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Heywood Gardens (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Kilkenny

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

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

Where to stay around Kilkenny?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 172 holiday lettings near Kilkenny. From 34 Houses to 12 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kilkenny is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Kilkenny?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 34 Houses in Kilkenny. Our other popular types of Kilkenny holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 106 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 106 self catering accommodations

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.