Rock Of Cashel
The seat of Kings and mediaeval bishops for 900 years until the early 17th century. A spectacular group of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale including a round tower, romanesque Chapel, cathedral and restored hall of the vicar's choral. Open all year round.
Bru Boru Heritage Centre
The palace of Boru (Brian Boru was king of Ireland in the 11th century) is now the national heritage centre at the foot of the Rock of Cashel. It has a well-equipped theatre with frequent performances of the very best of Irish music, song and dance. The centre also houses a fully computerised genealogical service.
Cashel Folk Village
The Cashel Folk Village, opened in 1984 contains many interesting informal reconstructions. The Widow Breen's Kitchen; The Wild Rover Pub; Joe Noonan's Butcher Stall and Delaney's forge.
The Bolton Library contains a unique collection of antiquarian books and is the finest collection outside of Dublin.
- Bothan Scor - Restored Penal Cottage
- Heritage Centre Tourist Office - An award winning heritage centre. One of Irelands most significant ecclesiastical centres dating to before Saint Patrick
- Hoare Abbey - Cistercian ruin
- St Dominic's Abbey - Dominican ruin, founded in 1243 by Archbishop David McKelly
- Farney Castle - Knitware and Porclain visitor centre
- Fethard - Medieval walled town with the remains of a 15th century castle
All of these activities can be arranged locally!
- Horse riding
The Tipperary Heritage walk from Cashel to the Vee in Co. Waterford is a sign posted walk. This is a wonderful walk taking you through forest tracks and historic sites along the river Suir.
The Cashel Golden Vale walk for the less energetic is a lovely 11k walk along the banks of the river Suir.