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Featuring 17 life-size, moving dinosaurs, you will come face to face with some of the mightiest beasts to have ever lived.

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Explore the vibrant world of flora and fauna that makes our region a haven for nature enthusiasts.

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Activity Centres

If you’ve ever enjoyed the excitement of paintball or airsoft, prepare to be blown away by LaserWars.

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Water Based Activities

Take an easy paddle upriver with us in the peace and tranquility of the river Nore where you will learn some of Kilkenny’s rich history and wildlife.

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Walking & Hiking

The Walled Garden Loop walk is enclosed with in the walls of the old estate. The wood has 2 looped walks for both a short stroll or a longer walk.

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From the very moment you arrive at Kiltorcan Raceway, the team are on hand to make you feel welcome.

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Ireland’s Medieval Mile runs from ‘Castle to Cathedral’ in the City and this discovery trail is an ideal way to enjoy the compactness of Kilkenny City

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Zwartable Ireland is a sheep farm in County Kilkenny run by Suzanna Crampton

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Walking & Hiking

From Walking & Cycling to Food; Craft and Activity Trails, what better way to get outdoors and explore your wonderful surroundings

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A great pub located in Stoneyford, Kilkenny that offers the best craic, hurling experience and great music.

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For all GAA lovers, immerse yourself in the history of Ireland’s oldest sport at the Kilkenny Way Hurling Experience

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Situated on the outskirts of Kilkenny City, Warrington Top Flight Equestrian Centre caters for novice and experienced riders

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On the Kilkenny Road near the picturesque village of Freshford, this family run equestrian centre lies just seven miles from the historic city

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Activity Centres

Kilkenny Airsoft is the first fully automated airsoft indoor shooting range in the whole of Ireland.

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Activity Centres

Experience the adrenaline of paintball, the fun of bubble football, the playfulness of splat ball and more

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Meet some of the world’s rarest and most unusual animals at Ireland’s only Reptile Zoo

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Activity Centres

Laser Combat, Kilkenny offer a range of team building activities suitable for all the family, including Archery, Laser Clay Shooting & Laser Combat

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Activity Centres

Countryside Leisure Activity Centre, offer a range of activities from Clay Pigeon Shooting, Indoor Rifle Target Shooting to Archery

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Falconry & Archery

Discover the ancient art of falconry with your very own private Hawkeye Falconry Experience

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St Canice’s Cathedral and Round Tower are an essential part of the structural heritage in the vibrant medieval city of Kilkenny

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Known locally as ‘The Seven Castles’, the Augustine priory of Kells is one of the largest and most impressive medieval monuments in Ireland

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Jerpoint Abbey is an outstanding Cistercian abbey founded in the second half of the 12th century

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Established 800 years ago, Jerpoint Park is a 12th century medieval settlement that offers guided Heritage Tours daily of the Medieval Town

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Ormonde Language Tours offer walking tours of Kilkenny in English, French or German. The tours are the ideal way to explore Kilkenny city

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Kilkenny Walking Tours will bring to life the stories and characters of Kilkenny’s Medieval history

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If you want to discover the very best of Irish ‘craic’ or humour, then take a Shenanigans Walking Tour and discover Medieval Kilkenny

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A complete golf practice facility; indoor bays for all weather; spacious outdoor grass tee box; putting green, chipping area and sand bunker

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Few golf courses in Europe have a horse racing track as a backdrop, but that’s exactly what a golfer will find at Gowran Park Golf and Race Course

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Don’t miss an opportunity to play this fantastic 18 hole course, set in a 200-year old forest

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The 18 Hole Championship Parkland Course, is set on 120 acres of parkland and measures 5,933 metres with a par of 71.

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The Watershed is a sports and leisure facility in Kilkenny and one of Ireland’s finest

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Water Based Activities

Join multi award winning Boattrips.ie on the historic river Nore as it flows through Kilkenny city

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Outdoor Kilkenny is a Kilkenny Tourism CLG initiative designed to enhance the tourism experience for the county. This website is concerned with promoting Kilkenny’s outdoor offering to domestic and international tourism markets.

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