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Castlecomer Discovery Park

The Estate Yard | Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 444 0707
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High ropes course and zipline

I recently visited Castlecomer Discovery Park while in Kilkenny on a stag weelkend. Great fun on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Glenn F
Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
Nice day out for family or group fo firends

Went there with teens and an 8 year old on Sunday afternoon. Even though the wether was not great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lana M
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Castlecomer Discovery Park is a young park, opened since 2007. Set in a beautiful 80 acre woodland, Castlecomer Discovery Park boasts an exciting range of recreational and educational activities. Suitable for all ages, it is home to Ireland's longest ziplines at 300m over water, Octagon High Ropes Course, Tree-Top Adventure Walk, Climbing Wall, Junior Woodland Adventure Course, Archery, Boating, Orienteering & Walking trails, School Tours & Field Studies, Team-Building, Elf & Fairy Village, Coal-mining museum, woodland Canopy Cafe, animal viewing area, playground and more! Castlecomer Discovery Park is a social-community enterprise, a registered charity and operates on a not for profit basis.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“zip line” (37 reviews)
“craft shops” (32 reviews)
“all ages” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
The Estate Yard | Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 444 0707
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently visited Castlecomer Discovery Park while in Kilkenny on a stag weelkend. Great fun on the high ropes course. The zipline is an absolute must! Reasonable price for both.

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there with teens and an 8 year old on Sunday afternoon. Even though the wether was not great we managed to have a good time. Lot's of activities for over 12 and some nice ones (tree top walking and climbing wall) for younger one....More

Thank Lana M
Reviewed 1 week ago

great adventurous day with my 5th year class, enjoyed raft building the most, great bonding exercise, staff were all lovely would definitely recommend for any ages school group and families.

Thank laurenmelia_15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have come here twice now, with family and friends. Have done the Climbing Wall, the Kids Tree-Top Climbing, and the paddle-boating. Next time I come I will try the high-ropes course, which looks exciting. There is a good playground here and a fairy village....More

Thank lydia1keating
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Our visit was very much geared towards entertaining our 2-and-a-half year old. It was perfect in this respect: elf and fairy village, playground and a long (tiring) walk were the ideal sleep-inducing combo. The food in the café was not great, so I would skip...More

Thank conoreoinnolan
Reviewed 3 September 2017

nice place. we expected more. We have been to such parks in Europe which were 10 times bigger. The walk in the park is nice. Maybe you can consider this a s short work in the park + an interesting activity.

Thank Nir O
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A really enjoyable family day out was experienced on Saturday, which was dry and overcast. We had fun in the playground and ate lunch in the cafe offering really tasty bites after which we headed up to The Elf Village which was fun for our...More

Thank tinseltoes
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Was unsure what to do in Kilkenney on my recent visit until I came across Castlecomar Discovery Park! Did the zip line and walked around the elf village. Had great fun on zipline & staff were very friendly. Grounds are kept immaculate. Would recommend for...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 24 August 2017

It was a fine day towards end of school hols and the carpark (not the overflow) was chockers but no crowds in the attractions. There is a modest charge for parking but some attractions, particularly for younger kids, were free. Bigger kids (parents too) can...More

Thank DnBK77
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic facility - something for everyone , it was raining heavily the day we were there so didn't explore as much as we would have liked to. We will definitely be back. It's a credit to all concerned and anyone visiting the area should not...More

Thank MMTMDublin
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