Walking around Kilkenny
Our Kilkenny Tourism website has a wealth of walking activities to do in Kilkenny. Choose from a wide selection of sports and activities including:
Adventure activities, bowling, golf, swimming, fishing and much, much more.
When it comes to walking around Kilkenny, look no further than Kilkenny.
This loop walk starts & finishes at the car park at the Watering Place wildlife lakes fed by fresh water springs 1km from the village of Tullahought. Dist/Time is 6km/2hrs. Terrain includes laneways,fields & woodland trails.Part of Trail Kilkenny.
The Nore Linear Park follows the banks of the River Nore as it flows through the Kilkenny City. The park has a network of accessible cycleways and footpaths on both sides of the river within the Kilkenny City and Environs. Part of Trail Kilkenny.
Come explore and enjoy some fun at the farm or stay in our campsite full of mod cons at the delightfully idyllic Nore Valley. Take time out and stroll around the energetic farm while the children play in an interactive and relaxed setting. Bottle feed lambs or goats and feed the ducks and turkeys as well as learning a great deal of knowledges about your Irish heritage of farming. Relax with a cup of tea and home baked scones, biscuits and plenty of other delicious treats while the boys rip up the tracks on our Go-Karting race course. With endless things to do at Nore Valley, there is something for the whole family.
Starts from Primary School in Bennettsbridge where parking is available. Distance/Time is approx 4km/1hr. Terrain includes country roads, old laneways, woodland tracks, riverbank. Would suit all levels of fitness. Part of Trail Kilkenny.
Join us for an unforgettable Cultural Sporting Experience and lets us show you how we do things - "The Kilkenny Way". Experience includes learning the basic skills of hurling and see the craftmanship of hurley making.
This stretch of the Nore Valley Walk takes you through diverse countryside, pastoral lands and woodland; rich in flora and fauna. There is the ruin of Grennan Castle at the start, followed by the pretty Dysart Woods and Dysart Castle.
Touch The Past
Touch The Past history tours are delivered by Amanda Pitcairn who employs her passion for the Middle Ages and public history. More than a mere observation of old buildings, Touch The Past Tours focus on the lives of specific Medieval characters as well as life in general for the majority of ordinary medieval people. Visitors 'dive' into the Middle Ages while meandering through the lanes of Ireland's historic built heritage.
Trail Kilkenny leads and facilitates the development, management and promotion of a range of high quality walking, cycling and other leisure trails for the benefit of visitors and residents of County Kilkenny.
Leave the 21st century behind and step through time to Medieval Kilkenny. Meet the characters who hold the key to Kilkenny's historical past and experience the city as you have never seen it before.
The Windgap and Tullahought are contain a significant number of items of archaeological interest including Killamery Cross, Knockroe, Grotto, Kilmacoliver Loop Walk & Megalthic Tomb and Garryricken Nature Reserve.