Near Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel
Rediscover and experience thousands of years of Ireland’s history and heritage at its best during your stay here at Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel.
Delve into the past, explore prehistoric sites, rediscover spectacular castles and learn about the fascinating events of recent centuries while exploring Ireland’s Ancient East and the Wild Atlantic Way with stunning sights and scenery along the way.
Rediscover Heritage in Tipperary & Beyond
Discover historical treasures, stroll along beautiful beaches, and experience an Ireland from another lifetime during your stay here with us at Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel.
Ireland’s Ancient East all begins right here in County Tipperary, in this gorgeous green landscape. The tracks, trails, and most importantly tales of Ireland’s Ancient East are prevalent at every turn in historic County Tipperary and neighbouring counties with so many points of interests along the way waiting to be rediscovered.
Journey through time at The Rock of Cashel which stands out as being one of Ireland’s most fascinating archaeological sites and once the traditional seat of the Kings of Munster and a must visit during stay with us. Explore magnificent Holycross Abbey, a restored Cistercian abbey on the scenic River Suir not far from us in Co. Tipperary. Head further south and witness a one-of-a-kind piece of extraordinary history – Lismore Castle. It is an absolute must for tourists to explore the grounds of this beautiful castle built by King John in 1185.
There are many ancient and historic castles waiting to rediscover with tales of battle, betrayal, bravery heroes and much more. Visit the acclaimed Bunratty Castle in County Clare, the most complete and authentic castle in Ireland and go back in time and explore the ‘living’ village and rural setting of Bunratty Folk Park. On route to County Clare be sure to step inside the walls of Limerick’s most iconic landmark, King John’s Castle where over 800 years of dramatic history is brought to life.
Rediscover the rich ecclesiastical heritage of Tipperary and neighbouring counties with a visit to Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel.
Relax & Unwind at Ballykisteen
After a busy day of rediscovering and exploring return to a warm welcome here at Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel and treat yourself to a delicious evening meal in Junction One Restaurant followed by a pint or one of delicious speciality cocktails before returning to one of our luxury guestrooms for a well-deserved night’s sleep. Wake up to a freshly cooked breakfast before rediscovering some more of the wonderful heritage in the area
Rediscover the Tracks, Trails & Tales
Places of Interest Along The Way
King John's Castle
The exciting tales of battle and siege come to life within this beautifully preserved Norman castle in the heart of historic Limerick just 35 minutes from Ballykisteen.Read More
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is a stunning 26 acre parkland recreating Irish life in the 19th century & one of Irelands best tourist attractions just 42 minutes from us here in Ballykisteen.Read More
Rock of Cashel
Be sure to visit the iconic Rock of Cashel, a spectacular tourist attraction in Tipperary located just 30 minutes from us here at Ballykisteen.Read More
Holycross Abbey is a restored Cistercian monastery in Holycross near Thurles, situated on the River Suir and just 35 minutes from us here at Ballykisteen.Read More
Lismore Castle in Waterford is a one of a kind piece of extraordinary history built by King John in 1185 and located just over an hour from us here in Ballykisteen.Read More
Why Stay With Us
at Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel
Experience the utmost of comfort during your stay in one of our luxurious guestrooms which are designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind. The perfect place to unwind after a day of rediscoveryREAD MORE
After a day of rediscovering the heritage of the Tipperary area & beyond, return to the hotel, sit back, relax and enjoy the finest of food and beverages in our popular Junction One Bar & Restaurant.READ MORE
Leisure & Spa
As our guest why not make the most of our fantastic leisure facilities including swimming pool and gym or treat yourself to some pampering in our Spa & Beauty Treatment Rooms.READ MORE