Places to Stay along St. Declan’s Way. Please note, none of these are recommended by St. Declan’s Way, they are merely provided for the convenience of those wishing to walk the path. Walkers will need to make their own investigations as to whether any accommodation suits their purposes. If you have accommodation along the route and wish to have it listed please send an email to [email protected].

This accommodation list presumes travelling from Cashel to Ardmore, which is recommended, as the stages become more interesting as they head over the Knockmealdown Mountains into Waterford. The five natural approximately 20km long stages along this route are:

Stage 1: Cashel to Cahir; Stage 2: Cahir to Goatenbridge; Stage 3: Goatenbridge to Lismore; Stage 4: Lismore to Aglish; Stage 5: Aglish to Ardmore.

Co. Tipperary:

First Stage – Cashel to Cahir 


Bailey’s Hotel –

Cashel Town B&B –

Cashel Hostel –

Rockville House B&B –

Ashmore House B&B –


In Cahir town:

Cahir House Hotel –

Tinsley House –

Carigeen Castle B&B –

Outside the town:

Castle Gardens – 

Hollymount House –

Kilcoran Lodge Hotel –


Second Stage – Cahir to Goatenbridge           


There is no accommodation in Goatenbridge itself. These are the closest:


Kilmaneen Farmhouse –

Glasha Farmhouse –


The Sallows Hostel –

The Old Convent –


Co. Waterford:

Third Stage – Goatenbridge to Lismore – Note: This stage crosses the Knockmealdown Mountains and will require a modicum of fitness. It is also longer than 20km (about 24km). All the other stages are relatively flat and shorter than this.   

Mount Melleray

The Pilgrims Rest –

Mount Melleray Abbey Guest House –


Ballyrafter House Hotel –   


Richmond House –


Fourth Stage –Lismore to Aglish 

Close to Aglish 

Wing Old School House –

Jacks Cottage –


Fifth Stage –Aglish to Ardmore 


Round Tower Hotel –

Cliff House Hotel –

Sea Pearl BnB –

Ardmore BnB –

Newtown Farm Country House –

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