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Places to see near Kinnitty

Local attractions near Kinnitty

Closer to home there are many hidden gems in Ireland’s hidden Heartlands.  Within 30 minutes drive of Ardmore Country House you can visit Clonmacnoise, located on the River Shannon. This was one of the most important monastic settlements in Ireland dating back to 550 and was the centre of learning for arts, crafts and Christianity in Europe during the first millennium. You will see some very beautiful High Crosses and round towers at Clonmacnoise and the final resting place of the last High King of Ireland. Other significant heritage sites nearby are Durrow High Cross, Leamonaghan, Lynally, Rahan Stone, Kinnitty High Cross,  Seir Keiran, MacGregol Gospels at Birr Library, Damer House Roscrea.

Attractions within easy reach of Ardmore Country House Kinnity

After the last few years we have had it’s time to catch up on all we have missed, clense our spirit and reinvigorate our souls with a trip to the Emerald Isle. Kinnitty is located at the crossroads of Ireland which makes it a great location to visit the best attractions  in Ireland. Ardmore Country House Kinnitty is  less than 2 hours drive from almost anywhere in Ireland, such as The Cliffs of Moher, the Burren, Galway, Connemara, the Rock of Cashel, Kilkenny, the Blarney stone, Killarney National Park, Guinness store house in Dublin and many more.

Kinnitty Pyramid at St Finian's churchyard


Kinnitty, a beautiful picturesque village is located at the crossroads of Ireland  at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains and  only a 90 minute drive…


Birr Castle stay at Ardmore Country House, The Walk, Kinnitty


 Birr Castle Gardens in the Georgian town of Birr is a wonderful parklands garden which contains the world famous Giant Telescope, and an amazing selection of rare…


Leap Castle


Now the home of Sean Ryan Leap Castle is reputed to be Ireland’s most haunted castle….


Tullamore Dew


The visitor centre is located on the banks of the Grand Canal in Bury Quay Tullamore…




Lough Boora Discovery Park is located in County Offaly a 20 minute drive from Ardmore….




The ancient monastic site of Clonmacnoise near Shannonbridge in Co Offaly was founded by….


Leap Castle near Ardmore Country House B&B Kinnitty Co Offaly



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