Active Retirement

The Horse & Jockey Hotel provides an ideal environment for you to relax and rejuvenate whilst the surrounding area offers a wealth of history, scenery & culture to ensure a memorable stay. We can provide a whole range of activities, both in our hotel and in the surrounding areas to make your stay extra special.

Please find a sample itinerary below which will give you an idea of the wide range of activities we have to offer groups. If you would like to let us know the particular interests of your group we would be delighted to draw up an personalised itinerary just for you.

Day 1

Arrival @ Horse & Jockey any time from 2pm on-wards.
A welcome reception of freshly baked scones, tea & coffee.
Relax into your holiday with a trip to our pool & hydrology areas.
Light Supper in Silks Restaurant.
Movie in Derrynaflan Theatre.

Day 2

Start the morning with a fun session of aqua aerobics.
Enjoy a guided tour of Holycross Abbey. (6k)
In the afternoon enjoy a baking demonstration with our renowned pastry chef Jackie Lanigan Ryan.
Evening Meal in Silks Restaurant of The Stables Private Dining Room.
Entertainment in The Enclosure Bar.

Day 3

Start the day with a skin-care and wellness talk followed by demonstrations given by one of our experienced spa therapists.

A trip to the majestic Rock of Cashel (12k) with a local historian – a great way to learn about the history and culture of the premier county. Plus the Brú Ború Cultural Centre and Sounds of History Exhibition seven meters down under the rock.
Enjoy afternoon tea back at the Horse & Jockey in our renowned coffee bar and Bakery.
Evening Meal in Silks Restaurant or Dinner and Show at Bru Boru.
Bru Boru Cultural Evening down at the Rock of Cashel, Authentic Irish Traditional Performance. (June to Sept from 9pm) International recognition on 5 continents.

Please contact us on 0504-44192 or email: for information & availability.