Rock of Cashel
Address: St. Patrick's Rock of Cashel, Cashel, Co. Tipperary
Telephone No: +353 62 61437
Fax No: +353 62 62988
Mid Sept. - Mid Oct. Daily 9.00 - 17.30 Last admission at 16.45
Mid Oct. - Mid March Daily 9.00 - 16.30 Last admission at 15.45
Mid March - Early June Daily 9.00 - 17.30 Last admission at 16.45
Early June - Mid Sept. Daily 9.00 - 19.00 Last admission at 18.15
Please Note: The Chancel in Cormac's Chapel (viewing of Frescos) will be closed due to maintenance / conservation works being carried out from May 7th to May 10th. Visitors will have access to the chapel and visit the nave. There will also be restrictions to the viewing of the wall paintings in the South Transept of the Cathedral, again due to conservation works, from May 14th to May 16th.
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO RESTORATION WORK, ACCESS TO CORMAC'S CHAPEL WILL BE BY GUIDED TOUR ONLY FROM MAY TO SEPTEMBER EACH YEAR, UNTIL THE WORKS ARE COMPLETE.
Closed 24th to 26th December inclusive.
Please note that all groups must be pre-booked.
Average Length of Visit: 1 - 1.5 hours.
Public toilets and car/coach park close to site.
A spectacular group of Medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale including the 12th century round tower, High Cross and Romanesque Chapel, 13th century Gothic cathedral, 15th century Castle and the restored Hall of the Vicars Choral. Attractions include an audio-visual show and exhibitions. Access for visitors with disabilities by prior arrangement.
Location: 500m from the centre of Cashel town off the Dublin Road.
Bus Route(s): Contact Busaras, Travel Centre (01) 8366111
Guided Tours: Available (Please check with site before visit as times may vary)
Duration: 45 mins
Max No: 50
Leaflet/Guide book: Please click on the following link The Rock of Cashel
Guide book: English, Irish
Leaflet: English , German, Italian, Spanish and Polish
Photography/Video allowed: Yes. Commercial photography requires permission.
Additional Information: Please note this is a very busy site and visitors may experience a delay during the summer months.