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.


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.

Moth to a Flame Candlemaking Kilkenny

A unique experience awaits you! They create their candles in a workshop by the bridge in Bennettsbridge. You can see these candles in production and browse in the adjoining shop, where Glow-Globes and Silkmoth Scented candles, to name but a few

Eat and Drink

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

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.

Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Come explore and enjoy some fun at the farm or stay in our campsite full of mod cons at the delightfully idyllic Nore Valley. Take time out and stroll around the energetic farm while the children play in an interactive and relaxed setting. Bottle feed lambs or goats and feed the ducks and turkeys as well as learning a great deal of knowledges about your Irish heritage of farming. Relax with a cup of tea and home baked scones, biscuits and plenty of other delicious treats while the boys rip up the tracks on our Go-Karting race course. With endless things to do at Nore Valley, there is something for the whole family.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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