Tranquil Haven 3km (2mls) from Rock of Cashel
The town of Cashel owes its existence to a giant limestone outcrop of massive historical and social importance. Known as the Rock of Cashel, it was the seat of the Kings of Munster from the 5th century until it was given to the church in 1101.Today, the Rock has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland. Its international importance was recently recognised by its nomination to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town (2mls or 3km) itself is a great place to explore.