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Castlecomer Discovery Park

The Estate Yard | Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 444 0707
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Great fun

Our visit was very much geared towards entertaining our 2-and-a-half year old. It was perfect in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
conoreoinnolan
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Bray, Ireland
via mobile
Do not expect much if you have visited such park in other places in Europe

nice place. we expected more. We have been to such parks in Europe which were 10 times bigger... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nir O
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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%
Travellers talk about
“zip line” (37 reviews)
“craft shops” (32 reviews)
“all ages” (30 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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The Estate Yard | Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland
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+353 56 444 0707
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We love visiting this park ,nice playground, elf trail ,animals etc.The restaurant is very good also.The Zipline and high ropes activities are excellent , a few more action type activities for younger kids would be a great addition.

Thank yodasmum
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Even though I looked on their website if there are age/height restrictions - and did not find the info (even though it is there, but maybe it was not visible on the mobile phone) I booked tickets online and arrived to find out the children...More

Thank UtaGapi
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic time in the park with a 4,7&9 year old. Reception staff were brilliant and helped us work out what to do. Spent 3 hours in the park, great day out and really good value.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived yesterday 1/8 but unfortunately the tree top walkway was closed, we were offered the Octagon high walk course the same price 12.50 pp. We paid 37.50 for the 3 of us myself a parent and 9 and 10 year old boys. It was one...More

1  Thank Omd100
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