is a peaceful Country Manor House, providing the perfect rural
retreat in Tipperary's Golden Vale, surrounded on three sides by
mountains , set in 60 acres of pasture, spring flowering woodland
and landscaped gardens. Guests are encouraged to visit the lake,
where swans, ducks and moorhens nest and, if patient, they can watch
Less than two hours from Rosslare, Cork and Shannon, the house is
an ideal centre for this largely unexplored area. Ancient Ireland is
represented by the famous Rock of Cashel (7 miles), Holy Cross Abbey
and Cahir Castle. There are wonderful scenic drives over the
Knockmealdown Mountains to Lismore and back via the Nire Valley and
historic Clonmel. Or fill a whole day with Kilkenny's Craft Trail,
visiting workshops, potteries and glassworks.
Lovingly restored, Mobarnane has large rooms with original
plasterwork, modern bathrooms and imaginative food. Fresh flowers
from the garden and high quality bed linens (some antique) show
Sandra's attention to detail in this comfortable, welcoming 18th
Richard and Sandra Craik-White
Tel & Fax: (+353) 52 31962
- Four rooms, including two suites, all with private bathrooms.
- B&B: €75 - €90 pps
- Single supplement: €25.00
- Dinner: €40, book previous day
- Smoking restricted
- Unsuitable for under 5's and those who find stairs difficult
- Open: 1 March to 31st October
- Group bookings welcome all year round
- Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard
Golf: 8 local courses: Ballykisteen, Cahir Park, Clonmel,
Dundrum House, Mount Juliet, Slievenamon, Thurles and
Racing: Visit the Irish Racecourses Site. The closest
racecourses to Mobarnane are Clonmel, Gowran Park, Tipperary
Arts and Crafts: Kilkenny Design Centre Bennettsbridge
Potteries, Jerpoint Glass, Tipperary Crystal.
History and Monuments: Rock of Cashel and Surrounding areas,
Holy Cross Abbey, Hore Abbey, Historic Clonmel, Kilkenny &
Cahir Castles, Lismore and Cashel Cathedrals, Fethard Town.
Mountain Scenery & Walks: You have a choice of 4
mountain landscapes. Knockmealdowns, Comeragh, Galtee and
Slievenamon on your horizons with wonderful scenic drives,
walking and pony trekking opportunities.
Mobarnane House is located in rural surroundings just 15
minutes from the historic town of Cashel (the seat of the
former Kings of Munster) in Co. Tipperary. Shannon and Cork
airports and Rosslare ferryport are less than 2 hours drive.
Some useful links in the area are:
From Fethard, take the Cashel road. After 3½ miles, turn right,
signed Ballinure and Thurles. House is 1½ miles on the left.