Near Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel
Stay with us at the 4 star Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel, your choice of local attractions and natural beauty is unlimited and we would be delighted to help you Rediscover Tipperary and neighbouring counties such as Limerick. Our hotel is just 30 minutes from Limerick City.
Rediscover Local Attractions
Our hotel is ideally located in the heart of Tipperary making us the perfect destination to stay while exploring our beautiful county and country and the many attractions it boasts and incredible natural scenery. The Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel is situated in a fantastic location in the middle of Ireland where there is so much to enjoy and rediscover in Ireland’s Ancient East, The Hidden Heartlands and along the Wild Atlantic Way and a haven for nature lovers.
Rediscover Nature & The Great Outdoors
Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel is the perfect location to rediscover the nature and attractions of Balykisteen, Tipperary and neighbouring counties of Limerick, Clare & Waterford. The region boasts a wealth of walks, mountains, gardens, beaches, hills, and waterways to be rediscovered – the ideal escape for those who love to spend time outdoors.
Pay a visit to the Rock of Cashel and Glen of Aherlow, where you will also get a glimpse of ancient sites and learn about their rich history. The Glen of Aherlow, Tipperary’s most attractive and scenic holiday destination, is a lush valley where the River Aherlow runs between the Galtee Mountains and the wooded ridge of Slievenamuck and is on the ultimate nature bucket list with an abundance of walks and trail routes with lots of picnic spots and stunning photo opportunities along the way.
Rediscover the twin towns of Killaloe and Ballina that span the River Shannon at the southern point of Lough Derg, just 40 minutes from the hotel.
The Vee Gap is another must experience and is predominantly famous because of the breath-taking panoramic views afforded to explorers and sight seers going through the pass. The Vee itself is on the Sugar Loaf, but the pass from Tipperary to Waterford runs between Knockaunabulloga and the Sugar Loaf.
Take a day trip and go a little further afield to Limerick and Clare where nature and attractions are in abundance with so much waiting to be enjoyed. Rediscover some of the most beautiful landscapes in Ireland – your choice of nature attractions is unlimited and we would be delighted to help you rediscover Tipperary and beyond.
Relax & Unwind In our 4 Star Hotel
After a long day exploring and rediscovering the treasures of Tipperary and beyond relax and unwind in the comfort of our spacious guestrooms or take advantage of the full complimentary access to our leisure centre which boasts an impressive range of leisure and relaxation facilities. Dine in our Junction One restaurant which looks out across the majestic Galtee Mountains and the 1st tee of the golf course stretching out before you.
Whether you are travelling solo, with friends or enjoying a family getaway there is something for everyone to enjoy in County Tipperary. See below a list of things to do in Tipperary and the nearby area so you can plan your trip in advance. Our friendly reception team are more than happy to offer you advice or suggestion on where to visit during you stay.
Rock of Cashel
The Rock of Cashel is one of Ireland's most spectacular archaeological sites, a prominent green hill, banded with limestone outcrops.Read More
Glen of Aherlow
The Glen of Aherlow is a picturesque valley nestling between Slievenamuck and the Galtee Mountains in the western part of County Tipperary.Read More
Take a guided tour through one of the most amazing caves in Ireland and see some remarkable stalagmite and stalactite formations.Read More
Killaloe & Ballina
Journey to Killaloe in County Clare and Ballina in Co.Tipperary and admire the beautiful setting on the River Shannon.Read More
The Vee Gap
The Vee Gap is famous for the breathtaking panoramic views. It is the resting place of Samuel Grubb. The 'V' refers to a V-shaped turn on the road leading a gap in the Knockmealdown mountains.READ MORE
The Hunt Museum
The Hunt Museum in Limerick city centre houses original works of art and antiquities from the Neolithic Period to the present day with an ever-changing range of special exhibitions.Read More
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.READ MORE
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is a stunning 26 acre parkland recreating Irish life in the 19th century & one of Irelands best tourist attractions.READ MORE
Museum of Transport
Occupying two floors of a restored 19th Century mill the Museum of Transport has displays of vehicles, period petrol pumps, signs and memorabilia.READ MORE
Lough Gur is not just a lake but an enchanting place of stone circles, megalithic tombs, crannogs, ring forts and castles dating back to Stone Age times.READ MORE
The Clare Glens are a wooded walking area with breathtaking scenery along the banks of the Clare river, which separates County Tipperary and Limerick.READ MORE
Crescent Shopping Centre
The biggest, most successful shopping centre outside of Dublin, located in Limerick City. Home to over 90 stores to explore and shop.READ MORE
International Rugby Experience
The International Rugby Experience is a fully interactive experience celebrating the game of rugby and everything it stands for in the heart of Limerick.READ MORE
Thomond Park is the iconic home ground of Munster rugby in Limerick. Take a look behind the scenes at their stadium tour.READ MORE