Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

An early medieval foundation with delightful streetscapes, picturesque views of the River Nore. Birthplace of the 18th century philosopher George Berkeley and today equally famous for its proximity to the famous championship golf course, Mount Juliet. It has just been announced that this course will hold the 2005 Ryder Cup.

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Rail to Thomastown

Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny is served by Thomastown Train Station.

Bus to Thomastown

  • Bus routes operated by Bus Eireann:
    • 365: Waterford - Thomastown
    • 374: New Ross - Inistioge - Kilkenny
    • 4: Dublin Airport - Dublin - Carlow - Waterford - Dungarvan
    • 73: Waterford - Athlone - Longford
  • Bus routes operated by Michael Kilbride:
    • New Ross - Kilkenny

Things to See and Do in Thomastown

Jerpoint Abbey Jerpoint Abbey

Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
An outstanding Cistercian abbey founded in the second half of the 12th century. The church with its Romanesque details dates from this period. In the transept chapels the visitor can see 13th and 16th century tomb sculpture. The tower and cloister date fr

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall

Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
A recently discovered romantic era garden featuring a waterfall and cottage ornee. Seasonal opening.

Hotels in Thomastown

Mount Juliet Hotel Mount Juliet Hotel

Thomastown, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny
This award-winning, luxury hotel is set within 1500 acres of lush gardens and woodland in the beautiful countryside of County Kilkenny.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Thomastown

Abbey House Abbey House

Jerpoint Abbey, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny
In a beautiful, peaceful location, on the banks of the Little Arrigle river, in the shadow of Jerpoint Abbey, this beautifully restored mill house is rich in historic charm and traditional elegance.

Carrickmourne House Carrickmourne House

Carrickmourne, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
On top of Carrickmourne Hill, this family-run B&B is set within its own landscaped gardens and offers panoramic views of county Kilkenny. On the edge of Thomastown, it is a 10-minute drive from Jerpoint Abbey and Kilfane Gardens.

Restaurants in Thomastown

Presidents Bar @ Mount Juliet Conrad Presidents Bar @ Mount Juliet Conrad

Mount Juliet Conrad Thomastown Co. Kilkenny Ireland, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

Sol Bistro Sol Bistro

Low Street, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

The Long Man Of Kilfane

Dublin Road, Thomastown, Kilkenny

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Pubs & Nightlife

Thomastown Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

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