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Tipperary Highlights

Your Guide to Tipperary

Tipperary is a county of immense natural beauty, with a unique and ancient heritage. Shaped by the rugged Galtee Mountains and the River Suir, Tipperary has some of the South East’s most breathtaking scenery, dotted with towns and villages such as Carrick on Suir, Clonmel, Cahir, Tipperary, Cashel and Fethard.

The county’s distinctive set of landmarks include the mighty Rock of Cashel, once the seat of the Kings of Munster and the magnificent 12th century Cahir Castle. Other heritage highlights include the Swiss Cottage in Cahir, the Ormond Castle in Carrick on Suir, the Main Guard in Clonmel and Fethard Medieval walled town.

Thatch cottage and trees

Tipperary has some fascinating places to visit, such as Mitchelstown Cave, one of Europe’s most spectacular Rock of Cashel and the captivating Brú Ború Cultural Centre, a ‘cultural village’ celebrating Irish music, song, dance and theatre.

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The Tipperary 10 are a series of ten walks in South Tipperary. Along river paths, mountain ranges and forest tracks you will discover bogs, butterflies and castles, and even walk in the footsteps of Ireland’s historic figures.

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A couple walking in Tipperary

Base yourself in any town in Tipperary and you will never be too far from one of our many walks or trails. Walking is great ways to get off the beaten track and enjoy all the beautiful scenery that Tipperary has to offer. The Glen of Aherlow, Co. Tipperary a walking centre of excellence, and you can be assured of a 'Walkers Welcome'.

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A couple view a castle

Most Tipperary towns have grown over the past 19 centuries and some have origins which go back much further. Some towns have their roots in old Celtic monasteries, or were founded by the Normans or even the Vikings..

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