Things to See & Do in Tipperary

At Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel

Here in Great National Golf Hotel Ballykisteen, we have more than just an 18 hole golf course to offer. At Great National Golf Hotel Ballykisteen, we are very lucky to be surrounded by some great family attractions and things to do in Tipperary. 

Tipperary offers a wide range of fun filled activities for kids and the whole family to enjoy. Located nearby we have a host of local attractions and family activities including Tipperary Racecourse, Rock of Cashel, Glen of Aherlow, Kilfinane Outdoor Education Centre and Hillcrest Equestrian Centre.  

Explore Tipperary

From castles to scenic walks, there are a wide range of attractions and activities that keeps visitors coming back for more time and time again. Discover beautiful scenery and tranquil Lakeland areas on an outdoor adventure in Lough Derg. This will suit those of you looking to explore Tipperary and Limerick on walking and cycling trails. The Glen of Aherlow is home to a number of low-level looped rambles and mountain treks, where walkers can stroll alongside mountains, rivers, lakes, forests and gorgeous scenic landscapes.

The fairytale-like Rock of Cashel is one of Ireland’s most visited historical landmarks. This area is an ancient royal site of the Kings of Munster and dates back to the 5th Century. It offers stunning views at the beauty of the Plains of Tipperary and is a must see for all visitors.

Are you a person who enjoys discovering and learning more about Irish History? Then take a visit to what was one the stronghold of the Butler family. Situated in the middle of the River Suir, the 800-year old Cahir Castle looks like it has emerged right out from the rock on which it stands on an island. This is the largest and best-preserved castle in Ireland, and it attracts large volumes of toruists every year. An area definetly not to be missed! 

For Families

Find family activities that caters for both adults and youths. Kilfinane Outdoor Education Centre is a fun filled activity centre available for families in Tipperary. Choose from a number of exciting activies such as Kayaking, Rockclimbing, Canoeing, Archery and more.

Pallas Hill Open Farm and Adventure playground is located in the rolling hills of North Tipperary. Perfect for family days out with a variety of farm animals, adventure playground, picnic areas, farm museum, play park, activity huts and more.

 Book with Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel today and discover the hidden gems of Tipperary.

Take a look at all of the attractions and activities that are available on our doorstep.