Walking/Hiking/Trails

Savour Kilkenny

Discover Food Experiences

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Trail Kilkenny - Food and Craft Experience Trail

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Kilkenny - so much to tour and explore within walking distance

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

A tale of three sisters in Ireland's Ancient East - Kilkenny waterways

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

Castle Curiosities

Savour Kilkenny

Discover Food Experiences

food and crafts header

Trail Kilkenny - Food and Craft Experience Trail

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Kilkenny - so much to tour and explore within walking distance

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

A tale of three sisters in Ireland's Ancient East - Kilkenny waterways

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

Castle Curiosities

Savour Kilkenny

Discover Food Experiences

food and crafts header

Trail Kilkenny - Food and Craft Experience Trail

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Kilkenny - so much to tour and explore within walking distance

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

A tale of three sisters in Ireland's Ancient East - Kilkenny waterways

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

Castle Curiosities

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.

Kilkenny Medieval Mile Tours

Welcome to Medieval mile tours where we guide you the back streets and alleyways of the Medieval City of Kilkenny. You will learn about Dame Alice Kyteler and her son both of whom were on trial for which craft in one of the earliest witch craft accusations in Europe. Or how Kilkenny was the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Ossory, and St Canice’s Cathedral stands on a site which has experienced Christian worship since the 6th century.

Shenanigans The Kilkenny City Walk

Shenanigans - The Kilkenny City Walk is the fun way to experience historic Kilkenny City, the jewel in the crown of Ireland’s Ancient East. Blending comedy, magic, history, whimsical fun and plenty of Shenanigans our guides will take you on a jolly jaunt tracing Kilkenny City’s fascinating Medieval Mile, regaling you with unique anecdotes, fun facts and a good dollop of irreverent humour, craíc and mischief. Not just a guided tour ... a MIS-guided tour! The fun, magical, historical & hysterical way to experience Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile.

Touch The Past Walking Tours

Tourist Office, Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny

Tel: 087 2776107

pitcaira@tcd.ie

http://touchthepastireland.com/

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.

Touch the Past tours are delivered in an engaging and accessible manner, providing an enjoyable and informative experience without compromising on the integrity of innate historical fact.

To book your tour visit http://touchthepastireland.com/ 

Tynan Walking Tours

When you visited Medieval Kilkenny your Kilkenny experience should be with a local qualified, experienced and knowledgeable guide and historian and Pat Tynan’s Medieval Walking Tour will give that real Kilkenny experience in a city that has become a Medieval Wonderland!! Daily Kilkenny Medieval Mile Walking Tours, Private Walking Tours can be arranged at a time to suit clients and group Medieval Walking Tours all year.

Kilkenny Whiskey Guild

Kilkenny Whiskey Guild , a collection of 10 establishments throughout Ireland's Medieval capital
The Kilkenny Whiskey Guild is a collection of 10 establishments throughout Ireland's Medieval capital. Each premises will stock a minimum of 60 Irish Whiskeys and will assist in the customers experience through knowledgeable staff, tasting flights, food pairings and mixology. Regular whiskey tasting Kilkenny events will be held in each of the Guild Houses designed to heighten the public’s knowledge of Irish Whiskey history production and various styles. The guild aims to make Kilkenny the leading Whiskey tourism destination in Ireland. Kilkenny Whiskey Guild Members include: Brewery Corner, Billy Byrne's, The Dylan Whisky Bar, Langton's, Lanigan's, Left Bank, Matt the Miller's, Paris Texas, The Hibernian Bar and The Wine Centre

Kilkenny Cycling Tours

Kilkenny cycling tours

Kilkenny Cycling Tours offers you the opportunity to visit historical and cultural sites around Kilkenny including Kilkenny Castle, The Kilkenny Design Centre, Shee Alms House, The Tholsel, St. Mary’s Church, Rothe House & Gardens, The Courthouse (Grace’s Castle), St. Francis’ Abbey, The Black Abbey and St. Canice’s Cathedral.

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.