Heritage and Culture in Kilkenny
Kilkenny city and county has an abundance of historical sites with it’s fine castles, cathedrals and abbeys. The most famous being Kilkenny Castle, which is one of Ireland’s most visited heritage sites. Other wonderful sites to visit are Jerpoint Abbey in Thomastown, Duiske Abbey in Graignamanagh which are all within an easy drive not to mention St. Canice’s Cathedral and Round Tower in Kilkenny city. Clara Castle a well preserved 15th century castle with some original features is worth a visit along with The Lory Meagher Homestead and GAA museum in Tullaroan.
Please see below just a sample of some of the wonderful attractions to visit. Other wonderful attractions to visit in the city include St.Canices Cathedral and Black Abbey and other great day trips to consider are a visit to Woodstock Gardens in Inistioge and Castlecomer Discovery Park.
For a full list of FREE attractions in Kilkenny City and County please visit www.visitkilkenny.ie