Knocktopher is a great place to base yourself while you are in Kilkenny as many of the city’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the fabulous Jerpoint Abbey and the ever-popular Mount Juliet Golf Course. And don’t miss Kells Priory and Woodstock Estate.
To really understand Kilkenny, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Visit some of the interesting museums including Rothe House. To experience Kilkenny’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the acclaimed performing arts institutes such as The Hub. Aspiring artists should visit the local artwork and other exhibits at the National Craft Gallery.
Destinations such as Kilkenny Castle, the St Mary's Cathedral and Black Abbey are popular places for visitors to the Knocktopher area,. To learn about the role of faith in Kilkenny, pay a visit to the area’s most important religious sites, such as the St John's Church.
If you have a passion for golf, head to the Callan Golf Club in Callan. It's a perfect way to get out and enjoy the outdoors.
If you are travelling without kids in tow, pay a visit to the St. Francis Abbey Brewery.
After a day exploring the delights of Knocktopher, put up your feet and relax at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Take your pick from the Hotel Kilkenny, the Kilkenny River Court Hotel, or the Aspect Hotel Kilkenny.