Jerpoint Abbey

Currently Open
  • Address: Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +353-567724623
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Jerpoint abbey was founded in the late 12th century. Constructed in 1180 by DonoghO'Donoghoe Mac GillaPatraic, the King of Osraige, the abbey was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Highlights Include:

  • Stone carvings including the tomb of Felix O'Dulany, Bishop of the Diocese of Ossory.
  • Visitor’s Centre
  • Guided Tours of the abbey
  • Saint Nicholas’s grave placed at the ruins of a church in Newtown Jerpoint.

Visitors love the abbey’s English architecture while the ruins give the place an eccentric charm.

Jerpoint Abbey Travel Tips

  • Carry snacks with you since there are no eateries around.
  • Do visit the nearby Jerpoint Park
  • Do try to rent a bicycle/ bike to reach the abbey. Taxis are preferred too.

Entrance Ticket Details For Jerpoint Abbey

  • Adult: Euro 4.00 
  • Sen/Group: Euro 3.00 
  • Child/Student: Euro 2.00 
  • Family: Euro 10.00

Jerpoint Abbey Hours

  • Dec to March:  Pre-booked tours only.

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  • Jerpoint Abbey Address: Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Jerpoint Abbey Contact Number: +353-567724623
  • Jerpoint Abbey Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Jerpoint Abbey Price: 4 EUR
  • Best time to visit Jerpoint Abbey(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jerpoint Abbey: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 38.52% of people who visit Kilkenny include Jerpoint Abbey in their plan

  • 39.34% of people start their Jerpoint Abbey visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Jerpoint Abbey

Monday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jerpoint Abbey

People normally club together Waterford and All That Glisters while planning their visit to Jerpoint Abbey.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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