Castlecomer

Crafty Outdoor Adventures Await

Castlecomer is a famous for being a former coal mining town. The main attraction here is Castlecomer Discovery Park a beautiful 80-acre woodland park where visitors can enjoy both indoor and outdoor experiences including a tree top adventure walk, climbing wall, woodland trails, zipline and octagon, canoeing, archery along with the Coal Mining Museum.

Castlecomer craft yard is home to a growing group of crafts people and artists selling pottery, silver jewellery, interiors, fine art painting, fine jewellery and ceramics.

Castlecomer is a 20-minute drive from Kilkenny City.

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Castlecomer Craft Yard

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Creamery House

Creamery House is an 18th century Georgian house located in the centre of the town of Castlecomer in County Kilkenny. Originally built in approx.1750 by the Wandesforde family who lived on the eastern side of the Deen river which flows through the town. Creamery House became dilapidated over the years but has now been extensively restored.

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Castlecomer Golf Club

Don't miss an opportunity to play this fantastic 18 hole, beautifully designed golf course with breath-taking views of the surrounding landscape. The course is set in a 200-year-old forest of elevated beauty, with magnificent views of the surrounding countryside. With new developments of this course completed in 2003, the new layout has been uniquely designed and well received by all players.

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.