Sports and Activities in Kilkenny
Our Kilkenny Tourism website has a wealth of sports activities to do in Kilkenny. Choose from a wide selection of sports including:
Adventure activities, bowling, golf, swimming, fishing, walking and much, much more.
When it comes to sports activities Kilkenny has it all.
Frank Kavanagh is without a doubt Kilkenny's NO.1 Fan and certainly one of the most familiar faces of Kilkenny, known to many as one of Kilkenny's longest serving tour guides. Story telling for Frank is about connecting to other people and helping people to see what you see. Frank's passionate and friendly tours of Kilkenny Castle and the surrounding historic Kilkenny sites incorporates history, culture and humour with his own personal tales and ghost stories.
Starts at Village Green in Freshford. Distance/Time is approx 8km/2 to 2.5 hrs. Terrain includes riverbank, woodland track, laneways. Would suit all levels of fitness. Part of Trail Kilkenny.
Looking to get the family active in outdoor activities – then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Go with The Flow brings you adventurous Canoeing trips in Kilkenny. Our unique experience offers you the chance to explore the beautiful countryside of Kilkenny by taking you into beautiful, unspoilt and exciting waterways. Our charismatic instructors will guide you along exclusive trails and show you how to shoot weirs and ride the rapids. We will pass through dramatic landscapes, mysteries wooded valleys and old navigations once used by the Guinness barges to deliver Ireland’s favourite tipple. Bring a picnic, visit the playground of The Incredible Mr Kavanagh and take a swim in tranquil sheltered waters of our favourite remote pools.
Set amidst the old Annaly Estate, a wonderful parkland golf course with tree-lined fairways and superb greens, complemented by various water hazards, lakes and streams. Societies welcome, special group rates on request.
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.
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
This picturesque track in Co.Kilkenny has developed into one of Ireland’s premier Racetracks. The track hosts 16 race meetings throughout the year featuring both National Hunt and Flat Race meetings.
Family Entertainment centre with ten pin bowling, pool tables, air hockey, all the latest video games, FX simulator and Ireland's only virtual mini golf. Experience our state of the art bowling lanes and computers.
Kilkenny provides the historic backdrop for Ireland’s 2nd Medieval Marathon on 16th September 2017. The route will take in some of the most historic sites in the city before winding out the country roads, making its way back to Kilkenny to finish on The Parade in the heart of the city.
Kilkenny provides the historic backdrop for Ireland’s 2nd Medieval Marathon on 16th September 2017. Participants will set off from the grounds of Kilkenny Castle at 2pm. The route will take in some of the most historic sites in the city before winding out the country roads, making its way back to Kilkenny to finish on The Parade in the heart of the city.