Tourist attractions and things to do in Thomastown, Kilkenny

Ruins of Jerpoint Abbey at Thomastown in county Kilkenny, Ireland

Tourist attractions, stuff to do and sights to see in Thomastown.

Below is a simple alphabetic list of tourist attractions and things to do in Thomastown, county Kilkenny. Its not a recommendation or “top ten things to do” list. So have a look at the various websites and check out any activity provider on Trip Advisor or Google Reviews. Its just a simplistic list without adverts, pop-ups or stuff you don’t need to know. I put it together to hopefully make life a little easier as its often difficult to find a list of stuff to do in a new places. Anyhow, hope you enjoy Thomastown. Have fun. Cliff


Brennan Knives

Website: Brennan Knives
Telephone: +353 86 879 8888
Location: Coolroebeg, Chapel Hill, Co. Kilkenny, R95 DY97 Ireland  Brennan Knives on Google Maps


Dysart Castle

Website: Dysart Castle
Location: Thomastown, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Dysart Castle on Google Maps


Goatsbridge Trout Farm

Website: Goatsbridge Trout Farm
Telephone: +353 86 818 8340
Location: Jerpointabbey, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Goatsbridge on Google Maps


Grennan Castle

Website: Grennan Castle
Location: Thomastown, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Grennan Castle on Google Maps


Grennan Loop Walk Trailhead

Website: Grennan Loop Walk
Location: Summerhill, Thomastown,
County Kilkenny, Ireland
Start of Grennan Loop on Google Maps


Island Weir Swimming Area

Telephone: +353863089618
Location: Burrellspark, Thomastown,
County Kilkenny, Ireland
Swimming Area on Google Maps


Jerpoint Glass

Website: Jerpoint Glass
Telephone: +353 56 772 4350
Location: Jerpoint Glass, Glenmore, Stoneyford, Co. Kilkenny, R95 WN67 Ireland Jerpoint Glass on Google Maps


Jerpoint Abbey

Website: Jerpoint Abbey
Telephone: +353 56 772 4623
Location: Jockeyhall, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Jerpoint Abbey on Google Maps


Jerpoint Park – Tomb Effigy of St. Nicholas

Website: Jerpoint Park
Telephone: +353 86 606 1449
Location: Jerpoint, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Jerpoint Park on Google Maps


Karen Morgan’s Pottery

Website: Karen Morgan
Telephone: +353 86 166 3691
Location: Market St, Thomastown,
Co. Kilkenny, Ireland


Kilfane Church

Website: Kilfane Church
Location: Thomastown, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Kilfane Church on Google Maps


Kilfane Waterfall & Glen

Website: Kilfane Waterfall & Glen
Telephone: +353 56 772 7105
Location: Stoneen, Kilfane, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
Kilfane Waterfall on Google Maps


Kilkenny Eco Tours

Website: Kilkenny Eco Tours
Telephone: +353 83 444 8204
Location: Thomastown, County Kilkenny, Ireland


Mount Juliet Estate

Website: Mount Juliet Estate
Telephone: +353 56 777 3000
Location:Walton’s Grove, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
Mount Juliet Estate on Google Maps


Thomastown Bike Hire – The Tower House

Website: The Tower House
Telephone: +353567724500
Location: Thomastown Branch Office, Low St,
Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
Tower House on Google Maps


Thomastown Playground

Location: Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
Thomastown Playground on Google Maps


While I’ve not managed to visit all of the above myself, most come well recommended. As I said, best advise would be to check out the various websites and Trip Advisor. And like above, the follow are one or two recommended spots to grab a bit to eat or have a pint. Either way, have a good time exploring Thomastown and all it has to offer. Let me know how you get on and any other activities in Thomastown that you think are worth adding to the list. Enjoy!

Places for a bite to eat or a pint in Thomastown


Fred Malzards Irish Pub

Website: Malzards
Telephone: +353 87 971 5304
Location: Malzards on Google Maps


The Salmon Pool Pub

Website: The Salmon Pool
Telephone: +353 86 815 9451
Location: Salmon Pool on Google Maps


The Watergarden Cafe

Website: Watergarden Cafe
Telephone: +353 56 772 4690
Location: Watergarden Cafe on Google Maps


Finding Thomastown – Google Maps below

1st December 2021


Clifford Reid

Written by Clifford Reid


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