3 minute walk to Nenagh town centre for shopping, dining, entertainment and local culture.

An ideal place for you to stay if you are looking for a central location in Nenagh or as a touring base within Ireland.

Information on taxi transport available on premises.

Williamsferry House bed and breakfast Nenagh is a central touring base for:

  • Moneygall (ancestral home of Barack Obama) – 15 mins
  • Cloughjordan – 20 mins
  • Dromineer on Lough Derg – 12 mins
  • Garrykennedy on Lough Derg – 15 mins
  • Killaloe/Ballina on Lough Derg – 20 mins
  • Terryglass on Lough Derg – 30 mins
  • Mountshannon on Lough Derg – 35 mins
  • Birr Castle Gardens & Science Centre – 30 min
  • Limerick City – 30 min
  • Adare Village – 40 min
  • Bunratty Castle & Folk Park – 45 mins
  • Rock of Cashel – 1 hr
  • Kilkenny Castle & City – 1 hour
  • Cahir Castle and the Swiss Cottage – 1 hour
  • Kildare Village Shopping Outlet – 1 hour
  • Galway City – 1.5 hours
  • Cliffs of Moher – 1.5 hours
  • The Burren – 1.5 hours
  • Cork City – 1.5 hours
  • Blarney Castle – 1.5 hours
  • Dublin 1.5 hours
  • Killarney – 2 hours
Lough Derg Blueway - The Wooden Spoon, Killaloe
SHOPPING & DINING

Nenagh will surprise you with a variety of lovely shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs.  You will also see some fine historical buildings from the Courthouse, to Nenagh’s Heritage & Genealogy Centre building, St Mary’s Churches, 13th Century Franciscan Friary and 13th century Nenagh Castle  which will mark it eight hundredth year in 2020.  You can also check out what is happening at the Nenagh Arts Centre on www.nenagharts.com.

Lough Derg Blueway - The Wooden Spoon, Killaloe
COUNTRY MARKETS
  • In Nenagh – in the New Institue in Nenagh every Friday from 10am to 2pm
  • In Limerick – Milk Market every Saturday from 8am to 4pm. Regions most famous food market
  • In Killaloe – At the car park on the Ballina/Killaloe Bridge every Sunday morning from 11am to 2pm
Lough Derg Blueway - Ballycuggaran, Loop Walk, Killaloe
WALKING & CYCLING

To enjoy the great outdoors, you can take to the countryside where scenic walking and cycling routes await you.  Maps and guides are available for routes – local walk along Sli Eala in Nenagh (6kms) or for the more enthusiastic walker, meet the trailheads along the nearby shores of The Lough Derg Way. You can also venture to the mountain trails of Upperchurch.

Williamsferry offer the complimentary use of a bicycle along with maps of our local cycling routes. Williamsferry also have drying facilities and a storage area for bicycles and clothing. If you need to use washing facilities, just let us know.

Lough Derg Blueway - Emerald Star, Portumna
LAKESIDE TOUR

The Gateway to Lough Derg & Tipperary Lakeside Area, family entertainment and music

Nearby is the Tipperary Lakeside area where you can avail of water activities or have a beautiful scenic drive around the shores of Lough Derg.  The Dromineer Bay of Lough Derg is only 10km north west of Nenagh.  From North to South the lake measures 43 kilometres and offers cruising, sailing, fishing and other water activities.

Many guests enjoy the round trip drive around Lough Derg from Nenagh where you can take in breath taking scenery on your visit to the scenic lakeside villages of Dromineer, Garrykennedy Ballina, Killaloe, Mountshannon, Portumna and Terryglass and return to Nenagh.

You might also like to visit one of the gardens on the Lough Derg Garden Trail or take a lake cruise on the “Spirit of Killaloe”.

As there are some spectacular views along the lake drive, do bring your camera and capture some wonderful views and memories.

Nenagh Heritage Cenrte
HERITAGE

Nenagh Heritage Centre & Family History Research Centre

Nenagh will surprise you with a variety of lovely shops and cafes and some fine historical buildings as you browse around the town.  You are offered a free visit to Nenagh’s Heritage & Genealogy Centre where you can capture the history of  this part of Tipperary or you can start the trail to trace your ancestors if they have Tipperary roots.

Nenagh Heritage Centre is located in two stone Georgian buildings which were built in 1840-1842 as the Governor’s House and Gatehouse of an extensive gaol complex for North Tipperary. The building is located just a short walk from Nenagh town centre.

North Tipperary Genealogy Centre

Lough Derg Blueway - Nenagh Castle
NENAGH CASTLE & FRANCISCAN FRIARY

The present massive tower, or donjon, was originally one of three towers interspersed in the curtain wall of a strong Norman castle.
The castle was founded by Theobald Walter (nephew of Thomas a Becket) in the first twenty years of the 13th century. A few hundred yards away, in Abbey Street, are the remains of a 13th-century Franciscan friary.  Nenagh Castle is also open to visitors and celebrates its eight hundredth year in 2020.

County Tipperary Website    www.tipperary.com

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CULTURE

William St, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary

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Central Touring Hub

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