Bennettsbridge | Kilkenny Tourism



This is feast for lovers of craft. Call into Larry Kinsella and witness him crafting beautiful candles at Moth to a Flame. Enjoy a cuppa in the restaurant at Nicolas Mosse Pottery Factory before wandering around the pottery shop and observing how this internationally famous pottery is hand crafted. Call into Philip Heiter, a local wood turner, followed by a leisurely stroll along the River Nore.

East Kilkenny Cycle Route Gowran Graiguenamanagh Thomastown Bennettsbridge Kilkenny
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Passing through Gowran, Graiguenamanagh, Thomastown and Bennettsbridge. This route is a scenic cycling route linking the most historic and culturally significant towns in east Kilkenny. Distance is 64km featuring rolling country roads & laneways.


A unique Café and Craft Gallery situated in of the picturesque village of Bennettsbridge.The gallery at Crafted showcases a selection of fine craft from contemporary Irish makers, many of whom are Kilkenny based.


This family run site is located in a quiet, peaceful valley and is personally supervised at all times. A high standard of cleanliness is a priority throughout the site and amenities with no noise or socialising after midnight. Free showers and hot water. Situated on an open farm. Patrons have free access to the farm and children are encouraged to assist in animal feeding.

Eat and Drink

The old leather belts that still drive the mill stones date back to pre-war times. Our Wholemeal products carry a unique nutty flavour profile and are genuine wholegrain wholemeal’s.

Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Suzanna raises her flock of Zwartbles sheep on the family farm in small green fields along the banks of the river Nore in Co. Kilkenny.

Zwartbles - an elegant black sheep (Zwart-Black, Bles-Blaze) originally from Friesland bred for wool, milk and meat. When autumnal colors start appearing everywhere and winter is drawing ever closer so you might like a warm 100% natural Irish wool blanket, or knit yourself a wonderful chocolate woolly sweater with our Zwartbles yarn. From wool grown in grassy small green fields along the river Nore in County Kilkenny.

O’Gorman’s Lane Loop Walking Trail Kilkenny
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Starts from Primary School in Bennettsbridge where parking is available. Distance/Time is approx 4km/1hr. Terrain includes country roads, old laneways, woodland tracks, riverbank. Would suit all levels of fitness. Part of Trail Kilkenny.

Nicholas Mosse cups kilkenny

Since 1976, Nicholas Mosse Pottery has been famous for his brightly designed ceramic gift & tableware. His Country Shop offers a viewing area where you might see pottery being thrown or decorated and two floors of beautiful pottery, crafts & gifts

Warrington Top Flight Equestrian Centre Kilkenny Horse
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Excellent facilities to suit every standard of rider. Indoor and outdoor arenas. Cross Country, Lessons, Riding Holidays, and Children's Summer Camps. Coffee Shop. The Riding Club provides tuition for students at all levels.

Eat and Drink

Crafted is a cheerful, continental style, Café and Craft Gallery situated in of the picturesque village of Bennettsbridge.

Team Dynamics - Team Building Kilkenny
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

At Team Dynamics Kilkenny you will find a broad range of Team-building activities, physical / non-physical, indoor / outdoor challenges. All our activities are based on the concept of experiential learning.