Rent holiday homes in County Tipperary, a rural and landlocked county in the south of Ireland. Locally known as the the “Premier County”, this lush green region is home to the Galtee Mountains and the River Suir, as well as many historical sites. Holiday accommodation in County Tipperaray is ideal for visitors who want to explore the outdoors, discover the Irish history and relax in the peaceful surroundings.
History and Culture in Tipperaray
County Tipperaray offers countless sites for visitors interested in the history of the region. Visit the Rock of Cashel, the traditional seat of the kings of Munster founded in the 12th Century. Also known as Cashel of the Kings or St Patrick's Rock, the site is the supposed location of the conversion of the King by St Patrick himself. Other sites worth a visit whilst staying in County Tipperary cottages include the 15th Century remains of Ormond Castle, the Ahenny High Crosses and the Knockeen Portal Tomb. For lovers of the great outdoors, hike through the picturesque Glengarra Woods or the Knockmealdown Mountains or go sailing on Lough Derg. Don't leave County Tipperaray without exploring the Galtee Mountains, Ireland's highest inland mountain range with the highest peak, Galteemore, standing at over 900m.
County Tipperaray holiday-rentals: Explore the region
Tipperaray is home to numerous independent food producers, resulting in many local pubs and restaurants. During summer, “A Taste of Lough Derg” takes place around the lake, with market stalls and events from food local food producers. Don't leave Ireland without trying a traditional Irish stew or seafood chowder. Whilst staying in holiday accommodation in County Tipperaray, consider spending the day in Cork. Lying approximately an hour and 20 minutes from the county, the city is the second largest in Ireland and is rich in culture and history – locals often refer to it as “the real capital” due to its role in the Irish Civil War.