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Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Family Friendly places to stay in Kilkenny

Kilkenny - so much to tour and explore within walking distance

The Kilkenny Arts Festival

Hospitality - a warm welcome awaits in Kilkenny

Dig a Little Deeper and look beyond to discover hidden gems

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Self Catering Stays in Kilkenny

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Walking through the woods bennettsbridge

These Boots Were Made for Walkin': Bennettsbridge and the Nore Valley Walk

Castlecomer Craft Yard

Castle Curiosities

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The Ultimate Summer Kilkenny Picnic Guide

Spring has Sprung in Kilkenny

Egg-citing Easter Activities in Kilkenny

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Family Friendly places to stay in Kilkenny

Kilkenny - so much to tour and explore within walking distance

The Kilkenny Arts Festival

Hospitality - a warm welcome awaits in Kilkenny

Dig a Little Deeper and look beyond to discover hidden gems

A Magical Woodland Christmas

Self Catering Stays in Kilkenny

Five great things to do in Kilkenny this Autumn

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

Holiday Gift Guide

Outdoor Experiences in Kilkenny

Malzards Pub & Hurling Experience

Adventures in 'Kid-kenny'

6 Brilliant Free Things To Do in Kilkenny

Walking through the woods bennettsbridge

These Boots Were Made for Walkin': Bennettsbridge and the Nore Valley Walk

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Cushendale Woolen Mills

Cushendale Woollen Mills Ltd., Mill Road, Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny Ireland. R95 PP83

Tel: +353 59 9724118

[email protected]

https://cushendale.ie/

Cushendale Woollen Mills is one of the few remaining Irish woollen mills continuing to create quality authentic textiles from the fleece of Irish sheep. Set on the millrace of the River Duiske, since the 1700s the Cushen family have continued to produce high quality Irish-made textile products at our mill in Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny. We are known for our unique colours and craftsmanship which enables us to produce a broad range of home furnishings, fashion accessories and knitting yarns in Irish Wool, Mohair and Lambswool. Opening Hours Monday – Friday: 09:00 – 17:30 (closed 12:30 – 13:30) Saturday: 10:00 – 13:00 Saturday: 10:00 – 17:00 (December only)

Kilkenny Inn

Located under the shadows of St. Canice’s Cathedral on the Medieval Mile, the budget boutique Kilkenny Inn offers guests excellent value and recently refurbished comfortable rooms in a contemporary urban style perfect for a stay right in the heart of the city. Kilkenny Inn is renowned for warm hospitality, a peaceful location, relaxed atmosphere and great service. Casual all day dining options and evening drinks are available here at Kernel Bar and Kitchen. Close to all Kilkenny’s famous attractions including the Smithwicks Experience, Kilkenny Castle and the myriad of shops in the city centre as well as the pubs, bars and evening entertainment on offer, makes it ideal for your stay in Kilkenny. Hotel facilities include ample secure complimentary onsite parking, hotel lift for full accessibility and ensuite rooms featuring all modern guest comforts.

Lyrath Estate Hotel

The luxury, sophistication and style of Lyrath Estate are unsurpassed among Kilkenny hotels. Lyrath Estate is a multi-award winning hotel, spa and luxury wedding venue offering some of the finest accommodation, dining, and conference facilities in Ireland. Located amidst 170 acres of mature parkland, the Estate is home to a host of native wildlife including ducks, rabbits, hares, and squirrels. Lyrath Estate is a family-friendly hotel, boasting a leisure centre with a 17m swimming pool, 22 seater private screening room, outdoor playground and Reilly’s Fun Club. Guests can also avail of activities such as archery, falconry, cycling, walks and fishing throughout the Estate.

Escape and unwind with romantic breaks at Lyrath Estate – enjoy fine dining at our Two AA Rosette winning Yew Restaurant, rejuvenate with an Oasis Spa signature treatment, such as the award-winning Neroli Blossom Ritual, enjoy afternoon tea in The Atrium and catch up over cocktails in Tupper’s Bar! Try a tomahawk steak or lobster in the casual chic Grill & Bar.

The historic setting, exceptional facilities and exquisite food, mean Lyrath Estate is the ultimate wedding venue in Kilkenny. The award-winning Oasis spa voted 'Irish Tatler Hotel Spa of the year' is a popular destination for spa days & pamper breaks in Ireland.  The Kilkenny Convention Centre, part of Lyrath Estate, is the largest convention/conference venue in Kilkenny, with state of the art facilities, natural daylight and ample free parking we can cater for up to 1500 delegates theatre style, or 850 for a gala dinner.

Art It

Priory House, MacDonagh Junction, Kilkenny

Tel: 086 3085270

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http://dididobree-wilson.com/

From life drawing to action-packed paintballing on canvas, Art it offers something to suit everyone. Children can join art and craft classes on weekends, art camps in summer, and they can take advantage of the popular “drop in “ service where parents can leave children in a safe, creative environment to get crafty for an hour or two, painting, decorating and decopatching paper macce' pieces, glassware, pottery, T-Shirts and jewellery, while parents tour Kilkenny or shop. Art It is for all ages, so parents can have great fun here too spending family time together!

Castlecomer Discovery Park

The Estate Yard, Castlecomer, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 4440707

[email protected]

http://www.discoverypark.ie/

Castlecomer Discovery Park offers an exciting range of activities around the estate including tree top walks, climbing walls, boating, adventure playgrounds, orienteering and most recently Ireland’s longest zip wire and high ropes challenge. At the hub of the site, there is the Irish Mining Museum, a purpose-built cafe, craft village, and spaces for educational activities. Castlecomer Discovery Park comprises 80 acres of natural woodland and lakes. It opened to the public in 2007 to commemorate the coal-mining heritage following the closure of the local mines in 1969. It aims to develop rural tourism, generate local employment and regenerate the town.