Castlecomer Discovery Park, Castlecomer

4.3
#1 of 7 in Parks in County 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. Use our Kilkenny tourist route planner to add Castlecomer Discovery Park and other attractions to your Kilkenny vacation plans.
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Castlecomer Discovery Park Reviews
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  • August 7, 2017
    We love visiting this park ,nice playground, elf trail ,animals etc.The restaurant is very good also.The Zipline and high ropes activities are excellent , a few more action type activities for younger...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    Even though I looked on their website if there are age/height restrictions - and did not find the info (even though it is there, but maybe it was not visible on the mobile phone) I booked tickets onli...  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    Had a fantastic time in the park with a 4,7&9 year old. Reception staff were brilliant and helped us work out what to do. Spent 3 hours in the park, great day out and really good value.  more »
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  • May 28, 2017
    Heat park with bit of adventure site to it. Zip lines 15 euro for zip slide 15 euro both 20. Got some pedalo to rent as inside park there is small lake. Dot kid zip line, small cave and sitting picnic area. Parking 3euro for 2h as far as I remember. Bar/restaurant on site. Inside a d outside siting area and you can pay by card there for all attractions on front as on site their only use cash.
  • May 21, 2017
    A gem of a place so much to do from long walks to the park there's a field of animals zip wire and tree top obstacle course both are amazing and well worth the money. The cafe is fabulous,beautiful homemade food. Definitely a great day out
  • July 4, 2017
    It has beautiful Forrest's and wildlife , the wood trails are amazing epically with its sculptors and flora. The miner museum is very interesting , it explains the history of the town and is coal mines.
  • April 20, 2017
    Great place. Super day out for kids. Staff very nice and helpful to my daughter doing the tree climb course/wall climb. Great walk. Next time I'll book the zip line in advance online as it was booked out.
  • April 23, 2017
    We took the family for a full activity packed day out. We zip-lined, paddle-boated, tree-top-walked and more. The cafe was very busy and seemed a bit over whelmed today but the food was very nice. Overall an excellent place to spend a day out work great facilities and scenery.

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