A 25-minute drive from Kilkenny, Cradog Farmhouse B&B offers elegant rooms and a full breakfast menu. On a small beef farm, this award-winning bed and breakfast sits in well-kept gardens and includes a cosy guests’ lounge with open fireplace. Traditionally furnished rooms include a double bed or twin beds, and have a wardrobe. Each has an en suite shower with a hairdryer. Full Irish breakfast is served, along with smoked salmon with scrambled eggs, and French toast with maple syrup. There is homemade bread and muesli, porridge and cereals, as well as fruit, yoghurt and tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Overlooking the River Nore, Kilkenny Castle is around 12.4 miles from Cradog Farmhouse B&B. The spectacular medieval buildings of the Rock of Cashel are around 24.9 miles away, and you can reach the city of Waterford in around 1 hour’s drive.