Self Catering Stays in Kilkenny

Self-catering holidays are a great way to feel at home while away. Check out our top picks in Kilkenny City and County.

Danville House Farm

Danville House Farm is a family fun business set in an old Georgian farm a short walk from Kilkenny City. Set in 80 acres of lush green fields, the farm has everything for the equestrian enthusiast. The Equestrian Centre is AIRE and BHS approved and all staff are fully qualified.

For the more adventurous riders, they have over 80 cross country jumps. After you ride out, enjoy a cup of tea and have a stroll to meet some of their beautiful mares and foals. Or, you could make a holiday out of it and stay in the self-catering accommodation, providing an all-round adventurous holiday in the country-side.

  • Located just 1.5km from Kilkenny City.

Mount Coggill

Mount Coggill is a delightful and contemporary country house built within the ruins of a traditional farmhouse on the Kilkenny and Carlow border. The house was re-modelled in 2000 using green oak and is beautifully situated on the top of a hill. It’s over 400 feet above sea level, giving panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the Kilkenny vista.

The house is set in 30 acres of farmland and forest, and the garden is semi-wild with grassed areas located in splendid isolation down a rough country boreen (small lane).

Mount Coggill is located between the towns of Borris, Co. Carlow and Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny.

  • It is a 10 minute drive to both these towns.

Killure Lodge

Killure Lodge is charmingly charismatic 4-star, Fáilte Ireland approved self-catering holiday home, set in the rich countryside of Kilkenny.

The unique farmhouse, made of Limestone, is located in the heart of Ireland’s ‘Sunny South East‘ and boasts rural beauty, country seclusion and ancient land. The family home and cottages cater for small groups looking to escape the busy city life for some fresh air and an active, exciting holiday. The lodge is fully self-contained with complete facilities, offering you comfort in a home away from home setting.

  • Just a 20min drive from Kilkenny City.

Croan Cottages

Set on the ground of an eighteenth century Irish Manor House, Croan Cottages are 5 recently built, traditional style cottages offering self-catering accommodation in Kilkenny. The cottages are set around a charming courtyard, surrounded by beautifully mature lime trees, with a duck pond, boules court and games area close by.

Visitors will appreciate the extreme comfort, relaxing nature and high end facilities Croan Cottages has to offer. Relax and enjoy splendid surroundings with Castle Morres demesne just next door, an impressive forest park of almost 2000 acres, walled gardens and orchards providing plenty of fresh produce for guests to enjoy during their stay.

  • Just a 20min drive from Kilkenny City.

Clover Cabin

Clover Cabin, a hidden treasure in the heart of the county, is a luxurious, Scandinavian styled, self-catering log cabin available to rent in Gowran. Fergal and Annette Byrne are delighted to welcome guests looking for a self-catering holiday home with a difference. Clover Cabin is located on three acres of beautiful woodland garden in private luxury. Enjoy the peace and tranquility this log cabin has to offer away from the modern day pressures of life.

Clover Cabin is an ideal base for local golfing and horse racing in Gowran village. Gowran also boasts Ireland’s only reptile zoo. Local attractions include Gowran Racecourse and golf course, Mount Juliet Estate, Jerpoint Abbey, Jerpoint Park, Jerpoint Glass, Kilfane Glen and Waterfall and Nicholas Mosse Pottery in nearby Bennettsbridge.

  • Just a 15min drive from Kilkenny City.

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In this article

Clover Cabin

Croan Cottages

Killure Lodge

Mount Coggill

Danville House

Gowran Park Race Company Ltd

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall

Mount Juliet Estate Hotel

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Clover Cabin

Clover, Gowran, Co. Kilkenny

086 8228525

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Clover Cabin, a hidden treasure in the heart of the country, is a luxurious, Scandinavian styled, self catering log cabin available to rent in Gowran, Co. Kilkenny Ireland.Fergal and Annette Byrne are delighted to welcome guests looking for self catering holiday home with a difference. Clover Cabin is located on three acres of a beautiful woodland garden. Take a self catering break in this private luxury self catering accommodation outside Kilkenny and enjoy the peace and tranquility this log cabin has to offer away from the modern day pressures of life. Clover Cabin accommodation is an ideal base for local golfing and horse racing in Gowran village. Gowran also boasts Irelands only reptile zoo. Ireland’s medieval capital Kilkenny is only 10 minutes drive and offers an abundance of historic sites, abbeys, forest parks and scenic locations. Whether your passion is heritage, the great outdoors or nightlife, Kilkenny city and its villages have something for all to enjoy. Highlights and attractions include, Gowran Racecourse and golf course, Mount Juliet, Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice’s Cathedral, Jerpoint Abbey and Dunmore Caves.

Croan Cottages

Dunnamaggan, Kilkenny

056 7766868

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croancottages.com

Set on the ground of an eighteenth century Irish Manor House, Croan Cottages are 5 recently built, traditional style cottages offering self catering accommodation in Kilkenny. The cottages are set around a charming courtyard, surrounded by beautifully mature Lime trees, with a duck pond, boules court and games area close by. Visitors will appreciate the extreme comfort, relaxing nature and high end facilities Croan Cottages has to offer. Relax and enjoy splendid surroundings with Castle Morres demesne just next door, an impressive forest park of almost 2,000 acres, walled gardens and Orchards providing plenty of fresh produce for guests to enjoy during their stay.

Killure Lodge

Goresbridge, Kilkenny

059 9775567

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Welcome to the charmingly charismatic Killure Lodge, a four star, Fáilte Ireland approved self-catering holiday home, set in the rich countryside of Kilkenny. The unique farmhouse, made of Limestone is located in the heart of Ireland's "Sunny South East" and boasts rural beauty, country seclusion and ancient land. The family home and cottages cater for small groups looking to escape the busy city life for some fresh air and an active, exciting holiday. The lodge is fully self-contained with complete facilities, offering you comfort in a home away from home setting.

Mount Coggill

Griffenstown, Skeoughvosteen, Co. Kilkenny

087 1314994

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mountcoggill.com

Welcome to Mount Coggill self catering Kilkenny. Mount Coggill is a delightful, contemporary country house, built within the ruins of a traditional farmhouse on the Kilkenny, Carlow boarders in South East Ireland. The house was re-modelled in 2000 using green oak. Our Kilkenny self catering accommodation consists of a spacious house and will sleep 8 comfortably. It is sitting on top of a hill over 400 feet above sea level. Our Kilkenny self catering accommodation has panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the Kilkenny plain. It is set in 30 acres of farm land and forest – the garden is semi-wild with grassed areas. It is a very unusual house set in splendid isolation down a rough country boreen (small lane) which leads only to this house.

Danville House

Danville Farm House, Kilkenny

086 1209210

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Danville House Farm is a family fun business set in an old Georgian Farm just a short walk from Kilkenny city. Set in 80 acres of lush green fields the Farm has everything for the Equestrian enthusiast. The Equestrian Centre is AIRE and BHS approved and all staff are fully qualified. For the more adventurous riders we have over 80 cross country jumps. After you ride out, enjoy a cup of tea and have a stroll to meet some of our beautiful mares and foals or why not stay make a holiday out of it and stay in our Self Catering Accommodation, providing you an all-round adventurous holiday in the country-side.

Gowran Park Race Company Ltd

Gowran, Kilkenny

056 7726225

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This picturesque track in Co.Kilkenny has developed into one of Ireland’s premier Racetracks. The track hosts 16 race meetings throughout the year featuring both National Hunt and Flat Race meetings. The racing season at Gowran Park has quality fixtures spread evenly throughout the year starting with the Thyestes Handicap Chase in January.

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall

3.2km north of Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

056 7727105

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Kilfane Glen and Waterfall is a pristine example of a romantic era garden dating from the 1790s. Untouched for 200 years, it is a picturesque paradise with a waterfall tumbling its way to a rushing stream and woodland paths leading to a cottage orné. Tiny bridges sit among ancient trees, wild fox-gloves, ferns and other historically correct 18th century planting. The garden is listed as an Irish Heritage garden and was awarded assistance in 1993 by the European Union Cultural Commission. As an amenity it covers about 15 acres of easily accessible natural landscape. Other nearby gardens of historic significance are Altamount, Haywood (Luyteens), Mount Juliet, Woodstock and Ballymaloe Kitchen Gardens.

Mount Juliet Estate Hotel

Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

056 7773000

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Mount Juliet Estate offers elegant and luxurious Kilkenny hotel accommodation steeped in history and heritage, magnificent gardens, a world renowned golf course and fine dining which has been awarded 1 Michelin Star and 3 AA Rosettes. Unfold the beauty that lies behind 1,500 acres of picturesque woodland, choose between the luxurious and generously proportioned Manor House, the tranquil and elegant Hunters Yard or for those who prefer self-catering options, indulge in the old warm charm of the Rose Garden or Chauffeurs Lodges.