On top of Carrickmourne Hill, this family-run B&B is set within its own landscaped gardens and offers panoramic views of county Kilkenny. On the edge of Thomastown, it is a 10-minute drive from Jerpoint Abbey and Kilfane Gardens. Rooms at Carrickmourne House B&B come with a TV, hairdryer, electric blankets and tea/coffee making facilities. Bathrooms include a shower, bidet and free toiletries. Some rooms also offer views of the private gardens. Breakfast is served every morning in an airy breakfast room overlooking the green gardens. Guests can also relax in a comfortable living room with an open fire. Thomastown and Inistioge Village both offer a wide array of quality restaurants and pubs, as well as crafts, workshops and outlets. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy fishing on the river Nore or try their hand at golf at the Championship Golf Course at Mount Juliet Country Club, 15 minutes’ drive away. Kilkenny Castle is 10 miles from the B&B and the Famine Ship Dunbrody can be reached with a 30-minute drive.