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Bed and Breakfasts in County Kilkenny
Kilkenny is a beautiful county that lies to the South East of Ireland. It is a county with rich farmland, extensive valleys and rolling hills. Steeped in history, this wonderful region is rich in medieval architecture, round towers and ruins of monastic settlements.
Kilkenny City dates back to the 6th century and is a fine example of how a capital, with such historic landmarks, can marry old architecture with modern day buildings, in an elegant fashion. Situated on the banks of the River Nore, this vibrant city has so much to offer in terms of history and culture and the best way to explore and uncover its delights is on foot. A dominant feature in the city is Kilkenny Castle, which dates back to Norman times and the beautifully restored St Canice’s Cathedral is another must see attraction. The city’s quaint streets are also lined with contemporary shops, design galleries and various restaurant and cafes.
There is a great selection of places to stay in Kilkenny, but if you want to get the most out of your Irish holiday experience then you should consider Kilkenny bed and breakfast accommodation. It is a chance to stay with an Irish family and immerse yourself in their culture and they are great value for money. Kilkenny B&Bs offer great comfort, first-class facilities and delicious homemade food. Hosts can advise you on all the best sights to see and places to visit. They have extensive knowledge on local restaurants, traditional pubs and entertainment in the area.
Kilkenny is famed for its hurling background, but this is not the only sport that can be enjoyed in the region. Horseracing, greyhound racing, golf and angling are all well catered for. It is also a great county for walking enthusiasts as there are many trails surrounded by stunning scenery and breath-taking views.
Kilkenny City is in the ideal location for visitors to Ireland as it is in close proximity to the major airports and ferry ports. The county also has excellent bus and train services, making the neighbouring counties easily accessible.
With picturesque villages, vibrant city life and welcoming locals, Kilkenny really is the perfect holiday choice. Don’t miss your opportunity to explore Ireland’s wonderful medieval capital.
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