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 features

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)
How to get there

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, IE?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 168 vacation rentals near Kilkenny. From 33 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kilkenny for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Kilkenny?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kilkenny. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kilkenny Castle: 59 vacation rentals
  • Talbots Tower: 59 vacation rentals
  • Butler House: 59 vacation rentals
  • Nowlan Park: 59 vacation rentals
  • St Mary's Cathedral: 59 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Kilkenny?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 33 Houses in Kilkenny. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kilkenny include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Cottages: 105 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 105 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kilkenny?

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