If you are looking for a rural retreat holiday in Ireland in a peaceful and tranquil location yet with the coast relatively easily accessible for day trips out then a break in Inistioge could be ideal for you. This is a scenic village set amongst trees and greenery with the River Nore flowing by. With numerous splendid historical buildings and ample character, the South of Kilkenny is an excellent place to take a relaxing stress free holiday. We feature a great range of rural retreat cottages and farmstays in Ireland and hope you find somewhere inspiring to stay in, in or close to Inistioge.
About Inistioge for Cottage Holidays
Enjoy relaxing waterside walks by the river whilst staying in Inistioge or perhaps try a spot of fishing. The River Nore is after all reputed to be one of best places for salmon fishing in the whole of Ireland. A license to fish is required and can be obtained locally at O’Donnell’s pub. Those who enjoy doing a spot of golfing on a self-catering holiday will also be well catered for as there are a number of 18 hole golf courses just a short distance away. Also close to the village is Woodstock Gardens and Arboretum for more greenery and naturally beautiful surroundings and parklands.
One speciality of County Kilkenny is Arts and Crafts and in keeping with this, Inistioge has its own Art and Craft Centre. Pop by to see various inspirational works of art on display from a range of local artists.
Staying in a holiday home, you have the option to eat in or out depending on your preferences. If you choose to eat out, plenty of choice is available as there are a number of restaurants and pubs in the village selling good quality fare.
For days out whilst on a self-catering break in Inistioge why not travel over to the county of Waterford and discover some fantastic seaside towns such as Tramore with its long stretch of beach? Tramore promises family fun for those who want to build sandcastles on the beach and a romantic setting for those looking to explore this area hand in hand.
Inistioge is a great choice for those looking for a rural retreat break with the convenience of the coast close by. This village and surrounding area come highly recommended and boast some of the best scenery on offer in the South of Kilkenny.
Book a Inistioge cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Kilkenny on holiday.