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Visit the largest Cistercian Duiske Abbey in the gorgeous village of Graignamanagh. Enjoy the ambience by the River Barrow on the way to Duiske Glass Kilkenny, followed by a visit to see Cushendale Wollen Mills. Finish your journey by bike, on foot, or by car to the beautiful village of St Mullins, enjoying some desserts at the Mulicán Café.

Cushendale Woollen Mills
Craft

We pride ourselves on our ability to craft natural-fibre textiles made with mohair, Irish wool and merino lambswool. We produce a broad range of home furnishings, fashion accessories, knitting yarns and fabrics.

Shopping in Kilkenny at Duiske Glass Gift Shop in Graignamanagh
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Duiske Glass Gift shop is renowned for its grapevine cut wine glasses, crystal and giftware which are now exclusively available at Duiske Glass.

Self Catering Accommodation in Kilkenny at Mount Coggill
Accommodation

Welcome to Mount Coggill self catering Kilkenny. Mount Coggill is a delightful, contemporary country house, built within the ruins of a traditional farmhouse on the Kilkenny, Carlow boarders in South East Ireland. The house was re-modelled in 2000 using green oak. It has panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the Kilkenny plain.

Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Graiguenamanagh is a scenic riverside town nestled in the picturesque Barrow Valley.

The Graiguenamanagh Heritage Trail is a walking tour that explores the rich and interesting history of this village from the arrival of the Cistercian Monks in 1204 through to the present day.

Walking in Kilkenny on the Brandon Hill Loop
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

The Brandon Hill loop is a challenging 12 KM trail, you will follow minor roadways, forestry tracks and hillside patches to reach the peak. The Brandon Loop starts in the town of Graiguenamanagh, where you can drop into the 13th century Cistercian monastery of Duiske Abbey or stop in for a spot of lunch in the picturesque town full of traditional character and charm. For direct walking directions visit page 4 and 5 of the Trails Brochure.

Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Discover some of Kilkenny’s natural beauty through our guided walks which can be tailored to suit your requirements. As a qualified guide, I can take you on some Hidden Trails around the area and make sure you are safe and happy along the way. Walking is one of the easiest and most accessable activities available to us, whether it is to build up fitness, or to get out into the natural beauty around us or just to clear the head

Contact: Paddy Lawlor

Mobile: 086 0233533

Websitewww.hiddentrails.ie

Facebook/hiddentrailskilkenny

Duiske Glass
Craft

Duiske Glass Gift Shop is regarded as one of Ireland’s best loved treasures with a wide selection of traditional and modern gifts.

Graiguenamanagh
Festival

25th to 27th August 2017 - A fully fledged festival that features art, music, food and crafts, and a whole host of fringe activities. Graiguenamanagh, for one weekend only, turns into a book lovers' paradise where booksellers are matched up with a number of empty spaces in the town.

Waterside Bike & Hike in Kilkenny
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Explore the Barrow river towpath from our base in Graiguenamanagh and discover a real adventure for the whole family. The towpath is a flat grass track following the river as it meanders south towards the sea. Safe and traffic free bike trails.

Waterside Guest House in Graiguenamanagh Kilkenny
Accommodation

The Waterside Guest House Kilkenny, is a carefully converted 19th century granite corn store on the banks of the river Barrow. Our Kilkenny Guest House provides rooms with comfort and character, superb food & friendly service.

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