We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Tours from The Kilkenny Way tend to sell out - travellers recommend booking in advance!
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (86)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
We Provide a unique sporting experience giving you an insight into the worlds Oldest (3000 yrs) and fastest field game in the true Home Of Hurling Champions - Kilkenny. Join us for 2 hours of Hurling fun in the Home of the Famous Kilkenny Cats.
28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 86 817 1978
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Kilkenny
from US$35.90
More Info
from US$19.10
More Info
from US$17.90
More Info
Reviews (196)
Filter reviews
182 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsan amazing experienceirish sportgreat afternoonhis passionhighlight of our triptwo hoursthe ownerpitchpjfieldskillshurlingfunhurleycultureirelandtechniques
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 182 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our afternoon of hurling with Kilkenny Way was a family favorite on our 2 week trip to Ireland, and my 15 yr old son's absolute favorite activity of our whole trip. We arrived early and had our meal beforehand. We really appreciated their willingness to...More

Thank Lynette L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended. Who thought Hurling would be so much fun? Andrew was a great instructor. He gave us a brief history of this fascinating game, then we headed to the field. Having a little knowledge of the game or no knowledge beforehand makes no difference....More

Thank ajblack12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Conor was very respectful telling me that (at age 34) I only had a couple more years to learn and train to become a top flight hurler. No really. His passion for the heritage and hard skills of the sport was infectious. We picked up...More

Thank Cameron W
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We were in family (2 daughters 11 and 13) and we spent a very good time : the pub is really beautiful, Conor was very friendly and patient (we don't speak english very well). It has been a very exceptionnal experience. After we stay in...More

Thank Lucile P
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed the afternoon learning all about Ireland’s favorite sport and getting the chance to play on Kilkenny’s training grounds. We would highly recommend this to anyone visiting Kilkenny. It is a perfect afternoon for travelers of all ages!

Thank ttracey109
Reviewed 9 August 2018

My wife and I (US) joined 3 others from Australia and had a great time learning about hurling. The orientation was inside but then we spent about 90 minutes walking, seeing the stadium and HURLING outside in sunny weather! A nice diversion from the museums...More

Thank jrn1234
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Value for money experience very enjoyable for people of all ages.met up with hurling coach Andrew in Lanigans bar collected the hurleys and Sliotars then walked to the hurling pitch near Nowlan park. (about 15 min walk. Shown some of the basics of Hurling ,practiced...More

Thank Marvin D
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

My fiance and I were lucky enough to be the only people signed up on a Monday afternoon so we got our own private lesson. We learned everything we could about the game and got to whack the ball around a bit followed by some...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was one of the activities we booked in advance of arrival, and are so glad we did! We arrived at the bar early and met up with our hurling expert, Andrew. In spite of there also being a group of students booked at the...More

Thank Brea W
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

What a great time!!! I Highly recommend it for people who are interested in learning more about the Irish culture and sports. Andrew broke down the game for us and was very pleasant and informative. He related to all the age levels in the group....More

Thank mccmd2010
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 hotels in Kilkenny
Kilkenny River Court Hotel
2,032 reviews
.12 km away
Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel
1,070 reviews
.14 km away
Zuni Hotel
484 reviews
.20 km away
Pembroke Kilkenny
2,019 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 252 restaurants in Kilkenny
244 reviews
.08 km away
Left Bank
822 reviews
.11 km away
Rive Gauche
275 reviews
.10 km away
Paris Texas Bar & Restaurant
1,248 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 145 attractions in Kilkenny
Medieval Mile Museum
319 reviews
.06 km away
Tourist Information Office (Shee Alms House)
152 reviews
.02 km away
Butter Slip
238 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
12 July 2017|
Response from pjlanigan | Property representative |
Hi The tour will be finished by 4pm. We look forward to giving you guys a warm Kilkenny welcome
12 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from pjlanigan | Property representative |
Hi Earllaine, Thank you for your enquiry into The Kilkenny Way Hurling Experience. We would be delighted to accommodate your Group. The Tour includes a tour of Legends Hurling Museum, introduction video to the game of... More