Things To Do in Kilkenny
Looking for things to do in Kilkenny, well look no further as Kilkenny city and county has so much to offer. For example, the city has many beautiful walking trails and tours to take. Spend some time visiting historic Kilkenny Castle, see the wonderful parks and gardens, do some shopping in the newly opened MacDonagh Junction shopping centre or find the craic in one of Kilkenny's finest bars and restaurants.
For some, it’s a spa treatment in luxurious surroundings. For others it’s a day outdoors in an idyllic setting. Choose from 5 star spa hotels to world-renowned golf courses, from beautiful walking routes to horse-riding, for that special way to unwind and recharge, you will find it here in Kilkenny.
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A fantastic way to view the cities historical sites is to take the Kilkenny City Tours road train. The tour starts off beside Kilkenny Castle ( on the castle side ) and brings you on a 30 minute tour of Medieval Kilkenny City. While on board you will get a full commentary giving a historical and fascinating insight into the history of Kilkenny.
Their courses range from afternoon tea making workshops, to children’s pasta making courses, fish dishes, delicious desserts – and lots more besides. Their aim is to teach the people of Kilkenny how to cook and share our life-long passion for food.
Kilkenny's only Irish Souvenir shop with the cheapest prices and most friendly customer service. Expereince a warm Irish Welcome. In our shop you will find legends of Kilkenny Range, Celtic and Natural Jewellery goods.
Experience Irish hospitality while having an enjoyable easy-paced cycling around the medieval capital of Ireland with photo opportunities and historical information provided at each destination. Tours at 10am and 2pm.
Kilkenny Design Craft Centre offers an unrivalled selection of Irish handcrafted gifts. The Centre remains Ireland’s most prestigious source of Irish gifts of exceptional quality, all chosen with a discerning eye for quality, uniqueness and style.
This one of a kind ghost tour takes you through the medieval capital of Ireland. Kilkenny with its narrow cobbled lanes, remnants of its city walls and with its mystic charm, it should be no surprise that Kilkenny is bursting with tales of the paranormal. Its people have told stories for generations, handed down to become far more than hearsay. Kilkenny’s ghostly tales all have one very important thing in common they are all based around fact and arise from genuine historic tragedies.
18 Hole Championship Parkland Course in Kilkenny. Playable all year round due to sand based greens. Close to city centre. Full catering facilities available. Set on 120 acres of parkland and measures 5,933 metres with a par of 71.
Pococke Golf Course is a mature 12 hole Parkland course, open to the public and which is just 5 minutes from Kilkenny City Centre. Footgolf is played on an 18 hole golf course using a football. Rugbygolf... the new sport in Ireland is played over 9 holes, using a rugbyball and kicking tee. PDF of booklet.
Sit back and relax on our custom built train and let us bring the wonderful and historic sights of Kilkenny to you. It leaves the Kilkenny Castle at half past the hour, every hour with first departure at 9.30am to final departure at 6.30pm.
This is the second part of the Nore Valley Walk. The walk starts under the Ossary bridge and heads south following the river Nore as far as Bennetsbridge. Distance/Time approx 11km/2 to 3 hours. Terrain includes Grasslands, roadways, river banks.