Castlecomer Discovery Park, Castlecomer

4.4
#1 of 9 in Parks in Kilkenny
Occupying a former private estate, Castlecomer Discovery Park is a family-friendly attraction with playgrounds, trails, a treetop walk, crafts workshops, lakes, and an exhibit about the area's coal mining history. Started as a community project, the park remains a non-for-profit organization. Make Castlecomer Discovery Park a centerpiece of your Kilkenny vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kilkenny online trip itinerary maker .
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  • Great place for all ages to explore. Lots,of lovely walks through the woodland and interesting sculptures along the way. Visited over Christmas and found a minature elf village so well done. Great pla...  more »
  • My review in August 2017 was glowing , however returned last Sunday & while the park is beautiful & a great facility for families the food & restaurant area has really gone downhill since my first vis...  more »
  • The Discovery Park is a beautiful thing. The people involved in the development of this Park should be very proud of themselves. Went there today 24th Feb. 2018. Beautiful crisp sunny and dry Spring d...  more »
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  • Smashing place for a wander on a recent trip to the area. Lovely restaurant as well and a nice menu and friendly staff. Arty and rustic all rolled into one. Don't know much about the adventure park but I heard its great.
  • Wonderful, magical experience this evening in Castlecomer Discovery park. The Santa express train through an amazing woodland setting was pure magic. Mrs. Claus, Santa and the elves were all top class and made the whole visit such a special experience. The hot chocolate, the mulled wine were an added bonus and the presents from Santa were great and went down a treat with the grandchildren. Well done and top marks to all involved.
  • Took my niece and nephew here one Sunday . They had a great time . They range in age of 2 and 5. They had a great time looking through the woods for the fairy doors scattered throughout the woods and all the little activity play areas scattered throughout the woods. Had to drag them out to get them back to there parents . Great way to spend a Sunday and cost very little. Keep up the good work discovery park ..👍👍
  • Lovely walks. Fishing and boating available. Jarrow cafe is very good. Zip wire and tree walks
  • Dropped into Castlecomer Discovery Park today between 4 and 5pm (dusky time), we were not disappointed, the fairy village is a magical place to visit. As we walked down to fairy village, low & behold was Santa's sleigh & the reindeer's eating some grass, there is Christmas spirt all around the fairy village. Also they have a family of goats beside the village. The staff were welcoming, friendly & professional. I would highly recommend Castlecomer Discovery Park for all the family.
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