Welcome to Kilkenny
The wait is now over!….you no longer have to enjoy Kilkenny from ‘afar’ or digitally! Get set to plan your next visit to the medieval city as we re-open for visitors! We are ready to welcome you back warmly to our county - bigger, better and safer than ever!
Most of Kilkenny’s best loved attractions are already open for business, including Kilkenny Castle, Woodstock Gardens, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Nore Valley Park & Kilkenny Cycling Tours and many more. For a full list of indoor and outdoor activities in the county click here. We advise that you contact them in advance for opening hours and to pre-book tickets.
Most of Kilkenny’s popular shops welcomed back visitors last week, including Kilkenny Design Centre, Lorimat Jewellers, Jerpoint Glass and Peaches Boutique. A warm welcome awaits you, as you browse through one of the Country’s leading centres’ for shopping from crafts to fashion! click here.
For those of you longing for a much deserved staycation, next week Kilkenny hotels, self-catering accommodation and camp sites as well as restaurants and cafes re-open their doors to visitors. Many have already been taking bookings and have adapted their service to comply with safety guidelines. For a full list of accommodation/restaurants providers, click Stay or Dine.
A temporary one-way system has been introduced in Kilkenny city centre find out more here.
We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Kilkenny so we can continue doing what we do best – making memorable experiences!