Tipperary Schools Should Think Local For School Tours

Calling all primary and secondary schools

If you’re planning your school tour or a day out for your class, think local! We have a fantastic range of activities in the local area whether it is sport, heritage, arts or activities you’re looking for. We’d love if schools could come and enjoy the varied and eclectic range of venues and experiences – below are a few in the area;

  • Tipperary Schools Should Think Local For School Tours

    Kids at Cabragh Wetlands


  • Holycross Abbey – Offering year round guided tours to all primary and post primary schools, (with interactive graded worksheets) of Holycross Abbey.  Participants get to see, and hear about the history of this restored 12c Cistercian Abbey, now a working parish church, uniquely delivered by local volunteer tour guides. For further information, go to www.visitholycross.ie or email holycrossabbeytours@gmail.com

  • Lár na Páirce is the home of Ireland’s first and oldest collection of Gaelic Games sporting heritage. Come and see our story of hurling from Setanta to Sheflin. Call 0504 22702 or email larnapaircemuseum@gmail.com

  • Semple Stadium – Visit Semple Stadium and experience the thrill of walking the hallowed sod of the greatest hurling arena and climbing the podium to receive the cup of victory. 0504 22702 larnapaircemuseum@gmail.com

  • The Source Arts Centre – Thurles is a multi functional building that houses Thurles Library, Historical/Genealogy Centre, 250 seater Auditorium and Gallery space. We host an array of children’s events and films for families and schools throughout the year. For more information on upcoming events: Contact Box office 0504 90204 / www.thesourceartscentre.ie

  • Templemore – The vast Templemore Park situated in walking distance of the town centre or free parking in the the park grounds. Amenities available: super woodland walkways, man-made 7acre lake with a towering fountain, surrounded by swans and ducks, children’s safe playground, World class All weather Athletic Track, many open air seating areas suitable for picnics, pitch and Putt 18 hole available (details at the club), fairy trail, Flora and Fauna in abundance, with native wood trees, The Black Castle and old church ruins, Wood Turning experience when booked ahead. Call Maura on 086 3605331

  • Upper Limits Climbing Wall – the only indoor climbing wall in Tipperary. Students love the challenge and fun of getting to the top of our walls. For more information call 087 3919190 or email upperlimitsclimbing@gmail.com

  • Upperchurch walking – our trails suit all levels of fitness and ages and be themed to suit whatever your school requires (local history, local flora & fauna). For more information, call 0504 54443 or email upperrural@gmail.com

Try one or a combination – we’ll guarantee a brilliant day for your class or school.

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