activities in Tipperary


Boolakennedy is ideally situated at the centre of the Munster Vales. People looking for adventure or a challenge can choose five different mountain ranges, The Galtees, The Ballyhouras, The Nagles, The Knockmealdowns & The Commeraghs covering 4 different counties, Tipperary, Limerick, Cork & Waterford, or why not try our Suir Blueway or the Waterford Greenway for a day and all of this is within 10 minutes to 50 minutes drive from your base in Boolakennedy.


The locality is well served for scenic cycling and walking routes. Walking clubs such as Galtee Walking Club & Peaks Mountain Club cover the local climbs, but please bear in mind these clubs may require you to be a member. For more info check the Glen of Aherlow for routes and trails. The magnificent Vee route leads into West Waterford and proves to be an extremely popular route for seasoned cyclists.


Tipperary is well known for its quality fishing waters and there’s an abundance of these waters in close proximity to Boolakennedy.

The Cahir Park/Swiss Cottage area is one of the best in Europe and allows anglers to fish both banks downstream. It features numerous platforms, some of which are wheelchair accessible.

There are numerous slips and weirs and plentiful spots to rest up for a full days fishing. Follow the link below for more info from the local angling club.

Golfing Tipperary sports activities


Boolakennedy’s location rests in close proximity to Cahir Golf Course. This stunning parkland course is split in two by the River Suir and offers views of The Comeragh, Galty and Knockmealdown Mountains. A simply beautiful setting and one that lives long in the memories of all who play here.

The course is open to visitors all year round with green fees ranging between €15 and €20 depending on day times and time of the year. Always best to book in advance in order to be sure of getting your desired slot.

Furthermore, within 20km range lies three more 18-hole golf courses. Tipperary, Slievenamon and Clonmel, all offer their own unique challenges and again open to visitors all year round.


Ireland is truly blessed with stunning scenery and the volume of Motor and Bike enthusiasts who wish to take all this in on their many tours. South Tipperary often acts as a suitable base for many of these tours as they travel the length and breadth of the country taking in it’s many sites.