Fethard

Explore the best Fethard & Tipperary has to offer

Immerse yourself in 5,000 years of history, culture and engaging folklore with some of the most popular attractions and activities within 30 minutes of Fethard Town Park.

Amenities/ Activities

Fethard Town Walk Trail

Take a self-guided, audio or guided tour of the walled town of Fethard, the finest example of a medieval walled town in Ireland. Built by the Anglo-Normans around 1200 AD, the Fethard Town Walls Walk offers an opportunity to see the buildings,  engage with the history, the people and the stories of Fethard through the ages

Fethard Horse Country Experience

The Horse Country Experience offers visitors the opportunity to discover the relationship between the people, the land and the horse revealing how they are all inextricably linked through culture and heritage. Spread out over two floors within the 17th century Tholsel building the interactive exhibition makes it an enjoyable experience for all ages.

Suir Waterway

Suir Blueway Tipperary is a 53km kayaking and canoe trail from Cahir to Carrick-on-Suir and a 21km walking and cycling trail from Clonmel to Carrick-on-Suir along the beautiful River Suir. It is the perfect way for all the family to sample Tipperary’s beautiful countryside and rich cultural heritage, all within 20 minutes of Fethard Town Park.

Slievenamon

Slievenamon takes its name from the Irish “Sliabh na mban” or “mountain of the women”. Legend goes that Fionn Mac Cumhaill (An Irish warrior) decided to choose his bride from a race between a group of women. The first to reach the summit was the woman he would take as his bride. It is a 12km easy to navigate route with beautiful scenery overlooking the Golden Vale.

Where to Eat/Drink

McCarthys Bar & Restaurant

McCarthys Bar & Restaurant (and undertaker) is a traditional Irish pub offering a selection of local food produce and Tipperary’s only brewed beer from the White Gypsy Brewery in Templemore.

Emilys Deli

Emilys Deli and Tearoom offer a wide range of fresh foods & home baking. Emilys Deli is located on Burke Street with Emilys at the Park operating the Coffee Dock in Fethard Town Park

Alla’s Patisserie

Alla is an expert confectioner, creating tasty, well-thought-out sweet flavor and taste combinations and texture to make all your sweet dreams come true.

Where to Stay

Peppardstown House

Peppardstown House is a family owned country house dating back to the 18th century. Located 6km from Fethard, the 3 bedroom self catering unit is recently renovated.

Cozie B&B

Cozie B&B offers ground floor en-suite accommodation in a peaceful and scenic area of Fethard, within easy walking distance of town centre. Self-catering holiday home also available.

Horse & Jockey Hotel

Horse & Jockey Hotel offers 4-star luxury accommodation with 2 bars, meeting rooms, leisure facilities and a luxurious spa just outside Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Cashel Palace Hotel

The 5* Cashel Palace Hotel is a luxury hideaway spectacularly located by the Rock of Cashel in the heart of Co. Tipperary.

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