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8 Outdoor Wellness Activities to Rejuvenate Your Soul in Kilkenny

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County Kilkenny is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and a treasure trove of wellness opportunities amidst nature’s embrace. As the busy world continues to drag us into daily chaos, it’s important to step back and immerse yourself in the healing power of nature.  Kilkenny offers countless activities to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul as…

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Dare to Discover: Outdoor Swims in County Kilkenny

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Welcome to County Kilkenny, a place where nature’s beauty intertwines seamlessly with its rich history and vibrant culture. As the sun casts its warm embrace over the rolling green landscapes, the magic of Kilkenny beckons you to embark on an extraordinary adventure.   There’s something undeniably enchanting about swimming in natural settings. Kilkenny boasts multiple…

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5 Unmissable Trails in County Kilkenny: Exploring the Great Outdoors

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County Kilkenny has breathtaking landscapes filled with rolling hills, picturesque valleys, and enchanting woodlands to discover when you explore the trails. Whether you’re an avid hiker, a nature lover, or simply seeking a peaceful escape, County Kilkenny has something to offer.  This beautiful region is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a variety of trails…

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Kilkenny’s Top Picnic Locations

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Whether it’s on the grass, in a woodland, under the stars, or just a beautiful summer weekend at a nearby park, the ideal picnic is nothing more than choosing a great location, bringing something to sit on, and packing some delicious food and drinks…..

Top Water Activities to Enjoy This Summer

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Whether you are a seasoned canoeist, or you have never set foot on a boat, enjoying a few hours on the water with family or friends is the most satisfying experience you can imagine.

Summer Day Trip in Kilkenny City

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Kilkenny is filled with summer activities for the whole family to enjoy. From stress free family meals out, cycling adventures and meeting new feathered friends, a day trip to Kilkenny is guaranteed to create fun-filled memories this Summer!

Unmissable Equestrian Experiences in Kilkenny

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Whether you are a child or an adult, a beginner wanting to start your journey as a rider, or someone coming to Ireland for a horse riding holiday, you are guaranteed to find a lesson or experience to suit you here in Kilkenny.

7 Unmissable Outdoor Adventure Packages

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For those who love adventure, Kilkenny is a must-visit, its forests, its lakes, its countryside, it has the fishing, it has archery, it has falconry, it has friendly people, and so much more!

Top 3 Walks in Kilkenny

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Here at Outdoor Kilkenny we have picked some of the best wintry walks from around the county that combine family-friendly routes with breath taking views.

Top Outdoor Activities in Kilkenny

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Get out and about and enjoy some fresh air and adventure in Kilkenny this summer. To get you started with a little inspiration, we have listed some of the top outdoor activities to do in Kilkenny this summer. It’s All Here in Kilkenny this summer! Forest walks & parklands 1. kilkenny castle park Popular with walkers…

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Great Outdoor Experiences in Kilkenny

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The great thing about a staycation is that there are countless, incredible things to see and do within a short driving distance. However, half the battle is knowing what to expect and choosing the best ones! We’ve rounded up a list of five great experiences in Kilkenny to add to everyone’s bucket list to make…

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Take a Zip Line Flight Through Castlecomer

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Calling all thrillseekers! Ziplining is a great activity that sends you whizzing across some heart-stopping heights travelling over the stunning landscape below. For those who like to test their limits and like adrenaline rush adventures, zip-line has so much to offer. Not just because you get to fly above some of the deepest woodlands, large…

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Nore Valley Park – The Perfect Family Day Trip

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Offering everything from exhilarating rides and adventure play, to meet and greets with farmyard friends, Nore Valley is a fun packed day for all the family, young and ‘not-so-young’ alike. At Nore Valley Park, you will find everything from pet farms, archery, mini golf, go karts and tractor rides across the lush greenlands of the…

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Kilkenny’s Top Six Walking Trails This Summer

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Outdoor Kilkenny are urging local people to stay active while social distancing by enjoying one of the many walking trails in the County. Kilkenny has a huge range of trail adventures for families and individuals to explore. Whether you are looking for a leisurely stroll, or something a little more challenging –  Here are Outdoor…

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Family Adventures in Kilkenny!

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Share magical times with all the family, with a staycation to Kilkenny! With welcoming, family-friendly accommodation to suit all budgets and preferences, Kilkenny offers the perfect mix of exploration, adventure activities and cultural experiences. Whether you’re looking for a stress-free break, an easy to organise adventure, or to try something completely new, you’re bound to…

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Get On Your Bike in Kilkenny This Summer!

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Getting on your bike is a great form of low-impact exercise for all age groups, and there are so many benefits including; Increased muscle strength and flexibility. Improved joint mobility. Decreased stress levels. Reduced anxiety and depression Improved joint mobility Kilkenny is known for its spectacular cycling routes, taking in the stunning countryside along the…

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