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Fanad House

Fanad House

A warm welcome awaits you at Fanad House home of the Wallace family, your home from home.We take pride in caring for our guests as though they were members of our own family.Tastefully decorated, Fanad House overlooking Kilkenny Catle Park is ideally located within five minutes walk of the city centre.


Fanad House has eight guestrooms. Designed to provide maximum comfort, each has a bath and a shower. All rooms have multi-channel TV, hairdryer and direct dial phone.We also have one room suitable for the disabled.Breakfast is a specialty and is served in the dining room.Private and secure car parking provided.Many of our guests return to stay with us from year to year.


Kilkenny is almost equal distance from Dublin and Cork.It is in the heart of Ireland's South-East, Kilkenny is well served by national primary routes between the major cities and towns and also by Dublin and Cork international airports, both within two hours drive. Rosslare Ferryport serves UK and European ferryports and is just over an hour's drive from the city.Fanad House overlooking Kilkenny Castle Park is a five minute walk from the City centre.

Amongst the most well known festivals are the Murphy Cats Laugh and the Kilkenny Arts Festival.The Murphy Cats Laugh Festiva,featuring the world's best comedian takes place in Kilkenny over the June Bank Holiday Weekend.The Kilkenny Arts Festival is an annual international arts festival. Kilkenny Arts Festival takes place over 10 days in August and plays host to some of the world's leading artists and performers in a range of art forms.KIilkenny is a sporting Paradise, rich in history and tradition. Golf is played with passion in and there are excellent golf courses nearby offering a stiff challenge to the golfer.Fanad House is adjacent to Kilkenny Tennis Club.Other recreational facilities include; Equestrian centre, fishing and putting course.Gowran is one of the top racecourses in the South-East.The course layout is a right handed oval of 1.5 mls (Chase) and 1m 3 furlongs (Flat) with a run in of 3 furlongs and uphill finish.Features of the racing calendar include the Thyesetes Chase and the October meeting, attracting large numbers.