Glasha Farmhouse

Failte Ireland awarded Glasha 5 star classification
A choice of activities start at Glasha's front door.

Glasha provides the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding region.

Walking/Hiking Routes Cycle Routes Horse Riding Food Trails Fishing Golfing.

The area has an abundance of historic sites, including many castles, ring forts,
abbeys and monasteries
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We are now working with our friends at My Ireland Tour who offer Irish Escorted Tours. Check out their Travel Guide.

Swiss Cottage
Cahir Castle
Golf Course
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Lismore Heritage Centre: Visit the Boyle Room and watch the historical film of Lismore, indulge in our retail experience and cafe.
Lismore Walks: Enjoy a guided historical walk of the town. Relax and unwind with a family friendly nature trail. Areas include: Lady Louisa’s Walk, The Towers Lismore and The Riverside Walk.
Blackwater Adventures: Kayak down the famous Blackwater River to Cappoquin, under the safety of a trusted guide. Find a little spot to rest and enjoy a packed lunch. Collect a bike, helmet and map from Lismore Cycling Holiday to explore the region and complete your adventure.
Lismore Heritage Centre Adventure Pack: Delight in a family friendly trail. Fill out the questionnaire and claim your adventurer’s prize.
Lismore Great Day Out: Tailor made packages for groups. Explore the great houses of the Lismore Blackwater Valley including Lismore Castle Gardens and Arts, as well as surrounding artisan craft and foodie destinations.
Lismore Two Top Visitor Attractions: The Lismore Heritage Centre and Lismore Castle offer a joint ticket. The package includes a screening of the historical film of Lismore and an exploration of The Castle Gardens and the Castle Arts.
For more information see: http://www.discoverlismore.com
How many places can offer you two mountain ranges? At Glasha you have the choice of the Comeraghs or the Knockmealdown mountains. Wither you are climber, a hiker or a stroller we have maps and we have apps for Apple and Android, we have guide both paper and people. So pack you walking boots and head to Glasha.
We are between the Knockmealdown and Comeragh Mountains, which makes it ideal for hill-walking. We have a large variety of walks to offer for both the experienced and more casual walker. There is a series of maps available of the local area for low-level walks, while those wishing to venture in the high country, can either take a locally reorganised guided walk, or follow their own routes using a local Ordnance survey maps. Olive will provide a delicious packed lunch to bring with you on your hike.
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Olive will provide a delicious packed lunch to bring with you on your hike
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Glasha is situated between the Knockmealdown and Comeragh Mountains, which makes it ideal for hill-walking. We have a large variety of walks to offer for both the experienced and more casual walker. There is a series of maps available of the local area for low-level walks, while those wishing to venture in the high country, can either take a locally organised guided walk, or follow their own routes using a local Ordnance survey maps. Olive will provide a delicious packed lunch to bring with you on your hike.
Touring and Sightseeing
Glasha is the ideal base to tour the South East of Ireland. For the history lovers there are castles at Lismore, Kilkenny, Cashel and Cahir. The famous Swiss Cottage in Cahir and the Round Tower in Ardmore are also well worth a visit. Glasha is 15 minutes' drive from Clonmel - the largest inland town in Munster. The town is a garrison town, complete with the historical Main Guard and the West Gate, still in existence. These structures form part of the old town walls. For the geographical sights - there are the Mitchelstown Caves, Mahon Falls, the Coumshingaun Lakes, one of Ireland’s best examples of a corrie lake.

Fishing

In the Nire river which runs adjacent to the farmhouse.The Nire is a tributary of the famous River Suir. Trout fishing is the main form of angling on the Nire. Fishing permits are available locally.
Irish Music
Interested in Irish music and Culture? then a visit to the Bru Boru Cultural Centre is a must. It is only a short trip from Glasha.