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Dunmore Cave

Castlecomer Road | Ballyfoyle, Ireland
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Kilkenny City, Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough Day Trip from Dublin
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This subterranean system consists of a series of chambers formed over millions of years.
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Castlecomer Road | Ballyfoyle, Ireland
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent tour of the caves. Learned about the history and geology. Very interesting and good tour guide! Highly recommend to stop here if you're in Kilkenny.

Thank gwickes5
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We found this by chance, after reading a brochure at our hotel. It's a short drive from the "medieval mile" in Kilkenny. We parked the car and were changing our shoes into more appropriate footwear when a staff member came out to let us know...More

Thank Travel_bear16
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It was only a fiver to visit and was a lovely experience. I want to point out that our tour guide, John was an absolute gent too! My friend has 2 prosthetic legs and wanted to visit, understanding there is over 700 steps but has...More

1  Thank Deana1988
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Located about 10 km from Kilkenny, it costs 20 euros to take a taxi to Dunmore Cave if you're not traveling by car. Once you arrive at the cave you are asked to see the little display and watch a film about the cave. History,...More

1  Thank Netta_Koo
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

After seeing all the sights in Kilkenny above ground we fancied a change. We were not disappointed! After an informative video about the formation of the cave we were taken in by a tour guide who was very knowledgeable about viking history and culture. We...More

Thank Jackothy
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I had read about Dunmoor cave and as we weren't too far away we decided to get out of town and take a look. It costs 5 euro pp . You can take a guided tour or go it alone. There are approximately 700 steps...More

Thank andream0402
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Dunmore Cave is interesting and worth your time for a visit if you're interested in this kind of thing. It's one of the deeper caves in Ireland and has some very attractive formations. We visited in the off season and decided to take a self-guided...More

Thank Seoh
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Turn off the light, when you're not in the cave that should kill the plants quick enough. Wonder if you could sell it as "viking salad" to tourists?!

Thank Mick D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This was so much fun and so interesting to us. The history that took place inside the cave is unbelievable, along with the fact that it even exists. Our tour guide, Michael K, was AMAZING! He was very knowledgeable and passionate. Thanks for the the...More

Thank Dan-Aubrey
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I visited the caves during a Kilkenny outing with my sister and her partner. It was brilliant. It is cheap at 5 euros. The lady who was our guide was full of knowledge and she was very good. The visit lasts for about 45 min....More

Thank Caroline C
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Response from Jackothy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I went in a party with a couple who'd brought their young children along (3 and 7). The children loved it but the youngest had to be carried up a lot of steps, so you'd need to be physically very fit to manage. The guide... More