Parks, Gardens & Open Farms

5 ‘Must Eat’ Foods when Visiting Kilkenny

The Ultimate Summer Kilkenny Picnic Guide

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Family Friendly places to stay in Kilkenny

Savour Kilkenny

Six Great Things To Do Kilkenny This Autumn

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

6 Brilliant Free Things To Do in Kilkenny

5 Insta-Perfect Kilkenny Locations

Walking through the woods bennettsbridge

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

5 ‘Must Eat’ Foods when Visiting Kilkenny

The Ultimate Summer Kilkenny Picnic Guide

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Family Friendly places to stay in Kilkenny

Savour Kilkenny

Six Great Things To Do Kilkenny This Autumn

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

6 Brilliant Free Things To Do in Kilkenny

5 Insta-Perfect Kilkenny Locations

Walking through the woods bennettsbridge

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

5 ‘Must Eat’ Foods when Visiting Kilkenny

The Ultimate Summer Kilkenny Picnic Guide

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Family Friendly places to stay in Kilkenny

Savour Kilkenny

Six Great Things To Do Kilkenny This Autumn

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

6 Brilliant Free Things To Do in Kilkenny

5 Insta-Perfect Kilkenny Locations

Walking through the woods bennettsbridge

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

Trail Kilkenny

Trails Kilkenny

Trail Kilkenny is an award winning, non-profit company, which has developed a range of walking and cycling routes around County Kilkenny. Whether it’s a quiet stroll by the river or a hike up to the highest peak in Kilkenny to view the breathtaking scenery from the mountaintop, there is a trail to challenge your ability. Kilkenny is renowned for its food and craft culture and these are celebrated on Trail Kilkenny’s Food and Craft Trails. Get outdoors and explore Kilkenny!

Activity Trails
Get outdoors and enjoy the stunning Kilkenny countryside. Scenic walks that are varied; through woodland, over pastoral lands and along country laneways. The Nore Valley Walk taking you along the river valley, rich with flora and fauna and the heritage of Kilkenny’s past. Cycling trails that travel through some of Kilkenny’s most picturesque villages and inspiring scenery. Trail Kilkenny Outdoor Recreation aims to highlight the many experienced outdoor activity providers in County Kilkenny.

Our Themed Trails include the Food and Craft Experience Trail and MADE and Taste Kilkenny

Food and Craft Experience Trail
Kilkenny is known for its food and craft culture and these are celebrated on the Trail Kilkenny Food and Craft Experience Trail! Watch highly skilled, master crafters at work, join a guided tour, get an exciting hands on experience and sample delicious food and drink, as you discover the history and culture with some of Kilkenny’s most renown craft and food providers. Find the perfect gift or treat yourself!

MADE and Taste Kilkenny
For foodies, the TASTE of Kilkenny Food Trail suggests visits to everything from artisan cheesemakers and chocolatiers to cute cafés and the most cosmopolitan of restaurants. The MADE in Kilkenny Craft Trail features designer makers working in willow, glass, ceramics, textiles, paper and stone as well as a candlemaker and jewellers working with precious metals and gems.

Jerpoint Park

Jerpoint Park

Jerpoint, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

Tel: 086 6061449

info@jerpointpark.com

jerpointpark.com

Visit the unique Heritage Site in Jerpoint Park and enjoy a guided tour of the footprints of a deserted 12th Century Medieval town dating back to 1200AD. Your local guide will delve into the history and importance of this once thriving town called Newtown Jerpoint. Take a step back in time and explore the standing remains of St. Nicholas's Church, the domestic tower and the stunning 14th Century Medieval Tomb. Jerpoint Park also offers Angling for wild Salmon and wild brown trout or why not try something completely unique and come watch our Sheep Dog demonstration, showcasing man and dog working together as one. www.jerpointpark.com

 

*Guided Heritage Tours

Unearth the footprints of a 12th Century Medieval Town called Newtown Jerpoint plus the Tomb Effigy of St. Nicholas with a Guided Heritage Tour.
Daily tours: 10.30am & 2.30pm from mid April to mid October.

 

*Sheep dog demonstrations

Sheep dog Demonstrations at Jerpoint Park shows Sheep Dog Demonstrations at Jerpoint Park show a strong bond of respect between man and dog.
Border collie dogs are the preferred dogs used here & is a wonderful event to see man and dog working together as one.

Daily sheep dog demo: 11.30am & 3.30pm from mid April to Mid October

 

*Fishing

Fishing for wild brown trout and wild salmon on the River Nore – rods and bait available for hire.
Fishing Daily: between mid April to end of September. 

If you have any queries about Jerpoint Park please ring Maeve on 086 6061449

Nore Valley Park Open Farm

Nore Valley Park

Nore Valley Park, Bennettsbridge, Co Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7727229

norevalleypark@eircom.net

http://www.norevalleypark.com/

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 knowledge 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.