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Recommended Day Trips

Here are some of the highlights from the activities available near our self catering cottages in Kilkenny. Activities which are free are marked with a J

Things to do in Kilkenny when the Sun is shining

Castle Morres Walks.J

Woodstock Gardens, Inistioge.

In the summer months – Kilfane Glen and Gardens (no pets allowed).

Waterford and Wexford Coast Beaches. We particularly like – Duncannon, Annestown and Ardmore. Tramore gets very, very busy on a good day.J

One of the signposted drives which we describe in the holiday folder in each cottage (bring a picnic). J

Mahon Falls in the Comeragh Mountains. Beautiful scenery and views. J

A Kilkenny walking tour.

The Dunbrody Famine Ship.

Visit the Rock of Cashel.

Climb Sliabh na Mon. J

Things to do in Kilkenny when it is raining

Bowling in Kilkenny City.

Visit the Watershed in Kilkenny city or SplashWorld in Waterford for a swim.

Paint some pottery in the Pottery Shed.

Take the Kids to Playstation in Kilkenny to burn off some calories. 

Dunmore Caves.

A tour of Kilkenny Castle.

Castlecomer Discovery Park

Waterford Crystal visitors centre.

Borrow some DVDs, we have a small collection which you are welcome to borrow.J

Shopping at McDonagh Junction, Kilkenny, Kildare Village Outlets & Dove Hill Irish Design Centre, Carrick on Suir.

Visit Jerpoint Glass. J

Nicholas Mosse Pottery, Bennettsbridge. J

Visit the Cinema in Kilkenny, Cineplex ph. 0818 221 122

Nore View Folk and Heritage Museum.

Borrow some Board Games – we have a selection to choose from.J

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