Jerpoint Park, Thomastown

4.7
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Get a breath of fresh air at Jerpoint Park, a historical spot filled with wildlife and impressive old trees. Walk among the oaks, chestnuts, limes, and beeches, and keep an eye out for birds. If you are feeling adventurous, take advantage of the park's "tracker packs," which include binoculars, a compass, and a magnifying glass. Watch a sheepdog demonstration and observe how the dog and its owner communicate and work together to herd sheep. This site also makes a perfect fishing spot--ask about the wild salmon and brown trout fishing. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kilkenny trip simple and quick.
Create an itinerary including Jerpoint Park
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Jerpoint Park reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
279 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • A most intriguing and memorable historical tour in the company of Joe, the owner of Belmore, who was a welcoming and entertaining guide to the ancient church, graveyard and lost medieval town on his.....  more »
  • One of the best tours I've ever been on. Joe was just an amazing man with so much passion for the location and the story of Jerpoint. Highly recommend stopping off here and walking through an almost.....  more »
Google
  • This was the best tour we attended in Ireland! It is a working sheep farm with Historic significance and was very interesting! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and shared a lot of information about the Historic significance of the farm. St. Nicholas is buried in the old church yard on the property. It was a great tour! Don't miss it if you are near Kilkenny!
  • My daughter brought me and my husband to Jerpoint Park yesterday because my husband had been researching it and really wanted to go and see St Nicholas Tomb. His mobility is pretty bad so we weren't sure if he could walk the distance. We didn't know how far it would be from car park. Anyway as it turned out he wouldn't have been able. But the owner Joe went out of his way and drove us up and back in his jeep. And explained all about the site. It was absolutely brilliant. Such a kind man. He told us someone had said the place is "The gem that fell from the sky". I think he is the gem that fell from the sky. I would highly recommend the tour.
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Kilkenny

See all ›
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
4.9
Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Kilkenny

4.4
Duration: 3h 30 min
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Kilkenny

4.4
Duration: 1 hour
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.1
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Kilkenny

See all ›
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Kilkenny

See all ›
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Nearby attractions in Kilkenny

4.1
Duration: 2 hours
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
4.7
Duration: 2 hours