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Whether you have little ones who want to splash in puddles and look at the animals at Nore Valley Park, older children itching to explore the forest at Woodstock Gardens, or teenagers in search of adventure at Castlecomer Discovery Park, our family holidays bring you all together and allows the time and space for simple pleasures. Enjoy lazy afternoons with no agenda, family activities, and fun places to explore. Create special moments that make lasting memories in Kilkenny.

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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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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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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

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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Water Based Activities

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

Explore the Rivers Barrow, Nore and Suir by kayak, canoe or stand up paddle board with Pure Adventure based in Graiguenamanagh
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Water Based Activities

Paddle your own canoe offers you the opportunity to rent a canoe and camping gear and organise your multi day trip down the River Barrow
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Nore Valley Park is not only one of Kilkenny’s leading campsites, but offers a variety of activities for all the family to enjoy.

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