Local Amenities/Activites

County Kilkenny is full of history and packed with activities and fun things to do. Here are just some of the highlights of the Area.

Gowran Village

13th Century St Mary’s Cathedral
Irelands only Reptile Zoo
Gowran Park Golf And Racecourse
Gowran Pitch and Putt Club
Cycling Trails from Gowran
Supermarket, Pharmacy, Post Office, Petrol Station, Coffee Shop and of course a few Pubs


Kilkenny City (only 8 miles from Clover Cabin)

Kilkenny Castle
St Canices Cathedral and Round Tower
Kilkenny Design Centre and Craft Workshops
Kilkenny Bowling
Watershed swimming pool
Smithwicks Brewery Tours
Butler Gallery
Lots of lovely shops, bars and restaurants
Also check out our festival page


Surrounding Area – Within 15 miles of Clover Cabin

Jerpoint Abbey
Mount Juliet Golf Course
Woodstock Gardens
Nicholas Mosse Pottery Factory In Bennetsbridge
Goats Bridge Trout Farm
Kilfane Glen and Waterfall
Dunmore Caves
Castlecomer Discovery Park  – Great for the kids
Local Fishing Activites
Numerous hill walking / cycling trails

Clover Cabin is also a great base for day trips to the beautiful counties of Tipperary, Waterford or Wexford.

More Useful Links

Kilkenny Tourism
Kilkenny City Online