With its ancient architecture, epic scenery, friendly hospitality, and indulgent experiences, there is no better place to go for Valentine’s weekend than Tipperary. There is a ton of options to choose from: here are a few that might inspire you.

Lough Derg

Taking a journey into the unknown and uncovering the very heartbeat of Ireland has got to be an epic way to celebrate love. The lakeshore of Lough Derg is dotted with picturesque villages and old Irish towns, offering the very best of hospitality and dining experiences. Relax and indulge your loved you in the evening and take your romance to the next level the following morning on one of the surrounding hikes which have magnificent views over Irelands prettiest lake.

Lough Derg

The Rock of Cashel, Tipperary

Begin your fairy tale romance at The Rock of Cashel, one of the world’s most stunning castles with beautiful views of the surrounding Tipperary landscape. Surprise your valentine, they won’t be disappointed with this choice and neither will you. After, we suggest a meal in Bailey’s Hotel Cellar Bar on the main street or Chez Hans, a restaurant in a stunning church setting

The Rock of Cashel, Tipperary

Suir Blueway

Is your idea of romance taking to the great outdoors? If so, while cycling the Suir Blueway you won’t be short of places to stop and pop the question. Our only question is… do you want to be in lycra when your engagement photo goes viral??

Suir Blueway

The Glen of Aherlow

Another fine spot for a romantic ramble can be found in The Glen of Aherlow.
this river valley slicing between Slievenamuck and the Galtee Mountains is one of Ireland’s little Lost Worlds. There are loads of trails to choose from so amble or hike, take heaps of selfies because you will want to remember this magical getaway.

The Glen of Aherlow

Brú Ború Cultural Centre, Co. Tipperary

Shakespeare said “If music be the food of love, play on” – so if your loved one is a fan of traditional Irish music and culture, a visit to the Brú Ború Cultural Centre will have them singing your praises.

Located at the foot of the Rock of Cashel the Cultural Centre houses an underground exhibition called the ‘Sounds of History’. The experience tells a romantic and moving story of Irish music, poetry and history in an unusual subterranean setting.

Brú Ború Cultural Centre, Co. Tipperary

Bansha Castle

One of Tipperary’s most luxurious of castles is ripe for a romantic proposal, Bansha Castle provides a fairytale backdrop for an engagement, your only trouble will be trying to whittle down the perfect place to pop the question.

Bansha Castle

Nenagh Castle

Keep your romance alive in the finest cylindrical keep in Ireland. Climb up the 101 steps and enjoy the stunning views from the top which stretch all over County Tipperary. What a wonderful backdrop to an important question! In the evening after a romantic meal in one of Nenagh fine restaurants head to the Kenyon Bar for the “Love is in the Air”- Castlefest Cabaret night!

Nenagh Castle

Killaloe / Ballina

Share a kiss on this ancient bridge that links Tipperary and Clare, a charming 13 arched bridge which spans the River Shannon in this old capital of Ireland. After choose a bar or restaurant with an open fire and live music and settle in for the evening.

 

Wrap up warm and get ready to enjoy history and the great outdoors with your sweetheart, in the endlessly captivating surroundings of Tipperary. Could there be a more romantic place to spend Valentine’s day?

Killaloe / Ballina