Family Activities

Horse Riding, Greyhound Racing, Angling and lots more family activities on our doorstep

Create Memories with your Family in the four Star Anner Hotel

Packages to include two and three nights

Create memories with your family in Tipperary, stay with us here at the 4 star Anner Hotel, where our private grounds are surrounded by beautifully manicured gardens,

Set on the outskirts of Thurles , the hotel boasts 92 bedrooms all tastefully decorated in restful tones, extensive conference facilities are available, as well as Private Dining, Conference and Banqueting Suites, Eds Bar & Bistro, Seasons Restaurant,  extensive Leisure Centre with 18M swimming pool, Kiddies pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and gymnasium, and our beautifully appointed Wedding Banqueting Suite.   

Family/Children Activities

Pallas Hill Open Farm located 12 miles outside the town (p) 087-2909688.
Fairy Fort Farm located 8 miles outside Thurles in Borrisoleigh called Traditional Farm.
Templemore Town Park and Children’s Playground – beautiful lake and walking areas and a delightful children’ play area.  The park also has a pitch and putt facilities. Templemore is located 15 miles outside Thurles.
The Source Arts Centre with a year round programme of events in the centre of the town.

This latest new Thurles town park in the town centre  boasts an all weather seven a side soccer pitch / basket ball court area, a skateboard park, traffic free walk ways and 10 outdoor gym equipment areas.


Tipperary Mountain Treking Centre, Borrisoleigh, Thurles – Experience  the magic of the Mountains on Horseback on the Tipperary Mountains.  Contace 087 4106868

Crossogue Equestrian Centre, Ballycahill, Thurles - picturesque farm and woodland offering both freedom and space in a clean and healthy environment.  

Tipperary Equsterian Centre, Mill Road, Thurles this equestrian centre offers 72 beautiful acres to ride on. There is an indoor arena and an outdoor arena and is surrounded by rich farmland.



3 Miles outside town for fixtures


(P) 0504 - 21003
2 Miles outside town
Every Friday & Saturday Night – 8 pm


A state of the art 250 seat auditorium located in the centre of Thurles town with a year round programme of events and a café and bar facilities. for programme of events.  (p) 0504 – 90204


The River Suir running through Thurles is one of the premier Trout angling rivers in the country, season runs from 17th March – 30th September, permits are required.


Thurles is the birthplace of the GAA founded in Hayes Hotel in 1884, Semple Stadium located in Thurles is the second largest stadium in Ireland.


Lakeside Pitch and Putt Club

Situated deep in the heart of Templemore Town Park Lakeside Pitch and Putt Club is a magnificent 18 hole championship course which has hosted many County, Provincial and National Championships 


Walk and hike through the many trails throughout the Munster Vales, the Knockmealdowns, Slieve Feilim, the Silvermines, Galtee Mountains and The Devil’s Bit taking in the splendour of the Golden Vale. Tipperary has walking trails to suit both the casual walker as well as experienced hikers.

UPPERCHURCH HILL WALKING – scenic Bord Failte trails around Upperchurch, a walkers paradise, 18 miles outside the town.


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