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Lorrha Walking, History & Heritage Tours
Lorrha, Co. Tipperary
Family friendly
Dog friendly
Free car parking
Cloudy days
Experience a bespoke guided tour around the magnificent Lorrha Monastic Village in County Tipperary with Lorrha Walking, History & Heritage Tours. Hear fascinating tales of high kings, Vikings, marauding monks, mysteries, murders and miracles. Walk through centuries of Lorrha’s past.

Take a step back in time and explore the impressive sites around Lorrha in County Tipperary. See the ancient Irish church founded by St. Ruadhan and the European influences on later Lorrha monasteries. Hear of Viking incursions and the cursing of the High Kingship of Tara.

Discover Lorrha’s colourful and eventful past through a combination of local history, folklore, archaeology and written sources conveyed in an interesting and fun way. Hear interesting facts and horrible histories with tales of lake monsters, murdered monks, magic trees, miracles and curing stones.

See the 1000 year old Great Stone Church of Lorrha, Augustinian Priory, Dominican Priory, 750 year old water mill, motte and bailey, bullaun stones, high crosses and holy well.

The bespoke guided tours are suitable for everyone and adaptable for different group requests.

Why we like it
  • Stroll around impressive historical sites and local points of interest in Lorrha Monastic Village.
  • See the ancient Irish church by St. Ruadhan.
  • Visit the Great Stone Church of Lorrha, the Augustinian Priory and the Dominican Priory.
  • Hear stories about high kings, Vikings and marauding monks.
Tips from locals

Look out for Dermody’s Fort, a majestic hilltop fort and ancient monument overlooking Lorrha and the surrounding countryside.

Contact details
Lorrha, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1.5 to 2 hours here.

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