Seasons at Knocktopher Abbey
County Kilkenny, Ireland
This magnificent abbey, dating back to the 13th century, is set in 17 acres (7 hectares) of tranquil, mature parkland, near the historic city of Kilkenny and the delightful coast and countryside of southeastern Ireland. The resort consists of eight self-catering suites within the abbey itself, complete with genuine antiques, plus the adjacent coach house and stables have been converted into two-bedroom cottages. Amenities include a full-size snooker table, tennis court, and lounge.