Things to do Kilkenny

Kilkenny Tourism Page

  1. Castlecomer Discovery Park.   Visit:

For families who love an adrenalin filled day followed by a picnic, then Castlecomer Discovery Park is the ideal place. 

2.Kilkenny Castle Park & Playground. Visit:

Kilkenny Castle is one of Ireland’s most iconic and historic sites, year-round tours are available, and the parkland of the castle has 50 acres to explore. 

3.Dunmore Caves. Visit:

Dunmore Caves is the perfect location to go cave exploring with the kids and is just a 10-minute drive outside the city.

4. Medieval Mile Museum.  Visit:

No visit to Kilkenny is complete without a trip to the Medieval Mile Museum  in the converted St. Mary’s Church. 


5. Woodstock Gardens & Arboretum. Visit:

The stunning Woodstock Gardens are located in the south east of Kilkenny just outside the picturesque village of Inistioge. 

6.Kilkenny Cycling Tours. Visit:

What better way to see the city while taking in some exercise than taking a guided cycling tour! 

7. National Reptile Zoo.  Visit:

Meet some of the world’s rarest and most unusual animals at Ireland’s only reptile zoo! Situated in Kilkenny City, the National Reptile Zoo is dedicated to the conservation of these amazing creatures and their habitats. 

The Folly's must do tour:

Experience a real taste of Kilkenny through Kilkenny Tasting Tours.

Working over 30 years in the Kilkenny food sector, Anne and her team will treat your taste buds to food experience like no other.

Crowned Ireland’s Foodie Destination for 2018, Kilkenny boasts some of the finest food producers, retailers and restaurants in Ireland.

Our guided tours take you back in time through Kilkenny’s medieval heritage, tasting along the way to meet the makers, movers and shakers on the Kilkenny food scene.

Tours last approximately 2.5 hours.