Heritage Highlight Galtees
Activités en plein air
Unlock the Hidden Historic Wonders of the Galtees
Discover the ancestral settlements and structures surrounding the Galtee Mountains region.
Cahir Castle is widely known as one of Ireland’s largest and best-preserved castles. Dating back to the 13th century, the castle was built for the reputable Butler Family. Perfectly positioned in the heart of the town overlooking the River Suir.
Glen of Aherlow
North of the Galtees lies the Glen of Aherlow, one Ireland’s most beautiful lush valleys nestled between Limerick and Tipperary. The Statue of the Christ King raises his hand “blessing the Glen and all who pass by”, originally erected in the mid-1900s. This friendly welcome extends to the Glen locals that share the same hospitable nature.
Glengarra Wood is an ideal location for young explorers and Sunday strollers. There, you will find guided paths, an accessible car park and picnic spots. Walk along the trails at your own pace and take in the natural beauty of this woodland area.