Horse and Jockey is a small village in Co.Tipperary which lies just off Junction 6 of the M8 motorway. There is a 4 star Failte Ireland approved hotel located in the village. The hotel, which gave the Tipperary village it’s name, is steeped in history and has been continuously trading for 250 years. It stands at one of the great traditional crossroads of Ireland and is only 1.5 hours from all major cities.
The hotel has expanded over the years and is now home to a 67 bedroom hotel, Silks Restaurant, The Enclosure Bar, In-house Bakery & Coffee Bar, Elemis Spa, Q Hair Salon, Leisure Centre, and The Gift Horse Gallery. The hotel has an excellent conference and theatre facility, the perfect location to do business.
Horse and Jockey is close to many of the major tourist attractions in Tipperary such as The Rock of Cashel, Holycross Abbey, Farney Castle, the GAA museum and St. Mary’s War and Famine Museum.
Horse and Jockey, Tipperary is only a short distance away from the busy town of Thurles with plenty of choice to entertain visitors to the area such as bars and restaurants, shops, cinema and arts centre.
Walking and hiking are catered for close to the Horse and Jockey with some of the national looped walks of Upperchurch, Grange Cragg and Loch Doire Bhile Loop a short drive away.