Local Amenities

map showing location of the Spires Holiday house, Laois

* Food Shop (1.2km)
* Pub (1.2km)
* 18 Hole Golf Course (7km)
* Angling (6km)
* Bicycle Hire
* Horse Riding (8km)
* Forest Park (1km)
* Restaurants

Local Attractions

15 Golf Courses within 30 minutes drive
Portlaoise Equestrian Centre (9.5km)
Horse Racing (Curragh 30 minutes, Punchestown 40 minutes)
Guided Walks
Paint Ball Games (1.6km)
Vicarstown Irish Night Monday Nights (5.5km)
The Dunamaise Arts Centre
218 seat theatre, exhibition gallery, restaurant and workshop space.
Kilkenny City

All Within 30 Minutes Drive

Places of Interest

* Slieve Bloom Mountains
* National Stud / Japanese Gardens
* Forest Walks
* Rock of Dunamaise
* Gardens of Laois
* Kilkenny Castle
* Abbeyleix Heritage Town
* Emo House and Gardens
* Stradbally Steam Museum.

All Within 30 Minutes Drive


Further Afield

* Rock of Cashel (75 minutes)
* Birr Castle & Telescope
- This 72 inch reflecting telescope was built during the 1840s and was the largets in the world for three quarters of a century (55 minutes)
* Kinnitty Castle
Original castle was by the Normans in the 13th century and is now converted into a hotel (45 minutes)


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