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Address: The Estate Yard,, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 56 444 0707
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Castlecomer Discovery Park is a young park, opened since 2007. Set in a...

Castlecomer Discovery Park is a young park, opened since 2007. Set in a beautiful 80 acre woodland, Castlecomer Discovery Park boasts an exciting range of recreational and educational activities. Suitable for all ages, it is home to Ireland's longest over-water ziplines at 300m, Octagon High Ropes Course, Tree-Top Adventure Walk, Climbing Wall, Leap of Faith, Junior Woodland Adventure Course, Boating, Orienteering & Walking trails, School Tours & Field Studies, Elf & Fairy Village, Coal-mining museum, Craft Shops, Jarrow Cafe, animal viewing area, playground and more! Castlecomer Discovery Park is a social-community enterprise, a registered charity and operates on a not for profit basis.

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Worth a visit

This park is well worth a visit. Lovely, well managed, woodland walks and a fantastic cafe for coffee or food when you're done. There is a big choice of delicious food available... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kilkenny, Ireland
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is well worth a visit. Lovely, well managed, woodland walks and a fantastic cafe for coffee or food when you're done. There is a big choice of delicious food available at reasonable prices. The craft shops are also worth calling in to when you're there.

Thank majo56
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed a family trip here for Halloween, we took part in the spooky treasure hunt. Found the staff, food, parking, location, cleanliness, etc.... to be all excellent. Our problem was with other visitors having their dogs running around the grounds off their leads, big dogs scarring the little kids running through the fairy area, its just not fair... More 

Thank CinnamonGum
Midlands, Ireland
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great place to visit with things for young and old and abilities from the Zip lines to the tree walk and leap of faith to the fairy villages well worth a visit

Thank CantyC
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a party of 13 children - 11 teenagers- they had a wonderful time with the treetop walk, climbing wall and leap of faith.... Matt and Tom looked after us and they couldn't have been more helpful or encouraging. My daughter wants to celebrate her next birthday there.

Thank RubyHenry4140
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited here on many occasions, as part of package in hotel kilkenny stay we picked passes for peddle boat here. we were the only ones out on the water and was lovely activity to do. although all the kids wanted to do was go back to the fairies. also did the obstacle course for little ones near the fairy... More 

Thank Eimear M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went on Hallowe'en weekend with my boyfriend and his son there was a hallowe'en trail where the kids can dress up in costumes follow the trail and get a treat and also elf and fairy village For adults there are lovely trails and walks I also tried the zip line and tree walk excellent very professionally done I felt safe... More 

Thank Wendy A
County Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A nice restaurant with great salads , nice forest and lakes, zip wires for those looking for adventure a short drive from Kilkenny with some interesting craft shops

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I adore this park. We visit here on a daily basis and the walk is one that we will never take for granted. The swans, lakes and scenery are purely majestic, very lucky to have this park in Castlecomer.

Thank cantweel
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

My family and I enjoyed lunch in the cafe before going to the activities including the zipline. The children loved the adventure park but the adults did too. At the end we saw the nice craft shops. Overall a good family trip.

Thank Maria-Luisa M
Kilkenny, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

this is a great place for kids and adults but I just found it was a bit pricey. . think a general admission wristband would be much better idea instead of charging by area.. have to say I wouldn't go again with gang of kids but it is a lovely place and staff are very nice and helpful.. they have... More 

Thank catriona g

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