Looking for things to do in Kilkenny, well look no further as Kilkenny city has so much to offer. For example, the city has many beautiful walking trails and tours to take. Spend some time visiting historic Kilkenny Castle, see the wonderful parks and gardens, do some shopping in the newly opened MacDonagh Junction shopping centre or find the craic in one of Kilkenny's finest bars and restaurants.
Castlecomer Discovery Park
A multi-activity forest park, occupying 80 acres of mixed woodland with 6kms of walking trails, two Angling Lakes and a children's adventure playground. At the heard of the park is a Visitor Centre with its interactive Multimedia exhibition "Footprints in the Coal" which explores the complete storey of the Castlecomer coal from formation to extraction. A must-see exhibition and fun for the family.
KBOWL Entertainment Centre
Family entertainment centre with tenpin bowling, pool tables, air hockey, all the latest video games, FX simulator and Irelands only Virtual Mini Golf.
Nore Valley Park Open Farm
Come see and feed the animals. Enjoy the ambience of the river valley. Excellent crazy golf, pedal go-karts, trailer rides, 3D indoor maze and playground. Tea, Coffee and light snacks available.
The show cave at the Dunmore Caves is very well developed and includes and exhibition centre. Admission is by guided tour only.
Kiltorcan Raceway Karting Circuit
All weather, outdoor circuit for events, parties, tuition and practice. Now licensed by Motor Sport Ireland for championship karting events.
Cross Country Driving on scenic livestock farm. Age 8 years and upwards are welcome. Clay pigeon shooting also available on request. ½ hour drive from Kilkenny.
Countryside Activity Centre
Phone: 056 7761791
Indoor Rifle Target Shooting, Archery, Long Bow and Clay Pigeon Shooting.
Parks & Gardens
• Nore Valley Park
• Jenkinstown Park
• Kilenny Castle Rose Garden
• Rothe Family Gardens
• Kilfane Glen & Waterfall
• Woodstock Estate
The Springhill Court Hotel is a family friendly hotel in Kilkenny and we assure you that both you and your family will have a most memorable time here! With Lenny Lion's Kids Club here on site at the hotel, we are delighted to look after your little ones during school holidays and bank holiday weekends!