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Dunmore Cave

Castlecomer Road | Ballyfoyle, Ireland
056/67726
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This subterranean system consists of a series of chambers formed over millions of years.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Castlecomer Road | Ballyfoyle, Ireland
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056/67726
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"tour guide"
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"informative video"
in 5 reviews
"visitor center"
in 3 reviews
"heritage card"
in 10 reviews
"wear comfortable shoes"
in 3 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 17 reviews
"interesting visit"
in 7 reviews
"heritage week"
in 3 reviews
"great guide"
in 6 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 3 reviews
"human history"
in 3 reviews
"interesting formations"
in 3 reviews
"excellent tour"
in 4 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"great history"
in 4 reviews
"kilkenny city"
in 5 reviews
"viking"
in 34 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely visit, there was plenty of parking, friendly helpful staff on arrival, there was a good mix of kids and adults we had 5 of our kids with us, and although some kids were asking lots of questions the guide was very...More

Thank tanjnrinf
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very cool experience and we were lucky enough to visit on a day without entrance fees! Lots of stairs, but when they turn the lights out at the end of the tour it's amazing. Also it was very cold and felt wonderful as it was...More

Thank Girefamily
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you want to experience something that is completely different this is for you also great for those children who are bad into there geography and history as there is a bit of both our tour guide was brilliant she we learned so much from...More

Thank Derek C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a very negative experience here today. We drove a good distance with two very excited kids to visit the dunmore cave and left with two very disappointed kids .We arrived at the desk to pay and straight away we got a lecture from the...More

Thank dougixxxx
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide Helen was amazing!!! She was very informative and could answer all our questions. There were a lot of steps but she told everyone to take them at their own pace so there was no pressure. Her friendliness and knowledge made this place...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here as part of a day in Kilkenny. It was ok. The tour was full of kids but the tour guide didn’t try and make it relevant for the children who quickly got bored and started to mess around. It was interesting enough and...More

1  Thank E17fella
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That said, it’s a ton of stairs. So if you have health or mobility issues, always consider this. You are, after all, descending into a cave! But if you’re all good, then check this out! It’s pretty cool in the cave, so bring a hoodie...More

Thank The_Last_Saint67
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dunmore Cave is a must-see for anyone visiting Ireland! From the moment you start the steep descent into the depths of the cave, watching the birds circling around the opening, feeling the chill in the air as the sky disappears, listening to the informative and...More

Thank FrancisJDHyland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These are a hidden gem and I would recommend as a must see for anyone visiting Kilkenny Really amazing and we are so grateful to the tourist office for suggesting we visit. Highly recommended

Thank Loriduston
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smallish caves but interesting all the same. Good guide with plenty of information and a genuine passion for the cave and its features. €5 entry and free for kids. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Derek013
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