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Castlecomer Discovery Park

The Estate Yard, | Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 26 Attractions in Kilkenny
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Always love visiting the park, its great for kids and adults alike. Food in the cafe is good and reasonably priced.

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Kilkenny
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It was amazing from start to finish. We hadn't pre-booked but the staff were very accommodating and friendly. Exceptionally helpful. The girls did the tree top walk and one of them was a little afraid of heights. But the staff chatted her through all the way, encouraged her but didn't dismiss her genuine fear. It was so encouraging, such a... More

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Carlow, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We've been to the Discovery Park many times with our children. Each time we discover new things like a different path to walk or the Fairy toadstool houses. The playground has lots to do for all ages and the artisan shops are fantastic. We always bring a picnic as there are plenty of picnic benches/areas to stop and take in... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stayed in Kilkenny for 3 nights and the receptionist in our hotel recommended here. I was lured into it by my fiancee. This would not normally be my scene but I was so glad we came! We rang the previous day to book the Tree top walk, leap of faith and climbing wall. We were told that the tree... More

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Galway, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This discovery park in Castlecomer was the highlight of our trip to Kilkenny....It was just brilliant. The staff were so friendly and so eager to help you and for you to enjoy the experience. A hidden Gem that should be advertised so much more. We will be returning

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Castlecomer, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Best place in Ireland for kids 18 to 80+. Great play ground, two lakes, craft and artists,cafe and spectacular coal mining museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great fun & adrenaline rush. Well organised modern and clean facilities. Activities to cater for all ages. Beautiful surroundings, friendly and really helpful staff. Fabulous place to have lunch also.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The tree top walk and climbing walk were great fun, as was the walk around the lakes. Only thing that let the place down was the poor service in the cafe - they seemed completely unprepared for the "lunchtime rush". In a cafe.

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Carlow, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Wonderful adventure such as the tree top walk , mini zip line and peddle boats on the lake. fantastic day out browsing the crafts , nice trail walk and then café

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kildare
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is an amazing place. Did the Tree Top walk - phew!! - followed by the Leap of Faith - very well named. Staff were great - friendly and encouraging but also reassuring that it was safe. Went on to walk one of the loops around the lakes with lovely scenery. Followed this on with good coffee and cake and... More

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