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Castlecomer Discovery Park

The Estate Yard | Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 444 0707
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Castlecomer & mining

Very good presentation of the contributions to the Irish coal mining industry made by men of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
R P
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Loudoun County, Virginia
Not allowed on paddleboat

I looked up Castlecomer Discovery Park and visited their website because my 4 girls aged between 6... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
reubens55
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Kildare, Ireland
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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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“craft shops” (32 reviews)
“zip line” (33 reviews)
“all ages” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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 3 days ago

Very good presentation of the contributions to the Irish coal mining industry made by men of Castlecomer and the surrounding area. Very child friendly and well worth a 2 hour visit.

Thank R P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I looked up Castlecomer Discovery Park and visited their website because my 4 girls aged between 6 and 12 wanted to go on the paddleboat ride on the lake. It states on their website paddleboats for over 4's and 4-5 per boat. I called the...More

Thank reubens55
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely day at the discovery park, tried the tree top climbing and loved it, aslo the staff we're very helpful and pleasant. The only thing I would suggest is if the pedal boats on the lake would stay open a little later...More

1  Thank 694sorcham
Reviewed 1 week ago

My teenage kids had great fun doing the Advanced High Ropes and Zipline. It was a bit pricey at €25 each, but the kids loved it, so I guess it was worth it! These are the only activities that we tried out, but there are...More

Thank Mora2105
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Artist shops open at 10.30.....or rather they don't. Alarm clocks needed. Coffee shop is ok. Free parking for first hour.

Thank Nicholasfinlay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent trip to Kilkenny we decided to take a trip out here. The Night before we booked the Junior Woodland obstacle course for our 5 year old. We went first thing at 11am and had the place to ourselves. It was great. Just...More

1  Thank dinnerguest1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really lovely visit here recently. A lovely woodland walk, a search for the resident fairies, watching a school group on the zip wire and in their canoes, followed by an hour in the playground made for a lovely morning with two smallies....More

Thank Annadoc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us ( kids aged from 6 to 8) went with our picnic baskets ready! We had small picnic at start, then we walked the complete park. At the end we finished our picnic. We didn't do the zip wire as it was...More

Thank aireagail
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was quite surprised to find such an immense Discovery Park in what appears to be a rather small town. We were a group of 10 that took part in the octogon and zip line experiences. We had a fantastic time and it was a...More

Thank TheAistearLife
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

I loved this park I live very near are house and I love the active in this place. There's a tree top that's amazing, zip line , a park and there's a walk and lamas and deers at Christmas. I go here almost ever week...More

Thank lalalalakandj
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