Motorhome Hire Kilkenny
Set in south-eastern Ireland, County of Kilkenny falls within the province of Leinster. The county is named after the city of Kilkenny which stems from the Irish words Cill Chainnigh meaning Church of Canice. The county is enclosed by the neighbouring counties of Laoighis, Carlow and Wexford, Waterford, and Tipperary. Kilkenny contains a blend of old world charm and the energetic bustle of a bustling market town. Little winding streets lead to elegant Georgian houses.
The county rests an easy hour and a half from the capital, Dublin and contains numerous exciting attractions for all ages and interests. One of the most frequented tours is the Medieval Mile – a captivating journey encompassing numerous top attractions in the country. Kilkenny is filled with many beautiful sites! Kilkenny Castle, Rose Garden, and Park are arguably the most visited site in the county! The castle was created during the early thirteenth century for the 4th Earl of Pembroke. Take the time to stroll through the perfectly manicured rose garden plus twenty hectares of beautiful grounds. The National Craft Gallery and Kilkenny Design Centre is a great stop to discover modern Irish craft and design.
Must-see sites include Saint Mary's Cathedral, Rothe House and Gardens, St. Canice's Cathedral and Round Tower plus more!