Welcome to Castlecomer Discovery Park

Set in a stunning 80 acre woodland, Castlecomer Discovery Park boasts an exciting range of recreational and educational activities. This ‘young’ park opened in 2007 and comprises scenic walking trails, lakes, boating, high-ropes and low-ropes adventure activities, a fascinating multi-media coal mining museum, orienteering trails, schools education programme, design craft workshops, Elf & Fairy village and an award winning café. The longest twin ziplines in the Republic of Ireland are due to open in time for the 2016 summer season. There’s a whole day of fantastic activities to be experienced for visitors of all ages so come see for yourself!

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Zipline & Advanced High Ropes Course OPEN Saturdays & Sundays…sensational experience not to be missed! Pre-booking essential (call 056-4440707), open 12pm-4pm (weather-permitting) Call in advance to ensure courses are open.

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Outdoor activities open Saturdays and Sundays only from 12pm-4pm (weather-permitting). Pre-booking essential (056-4440707).

Reception, Coal-Mining Museum, Woodland trails, Orienteering and Jarrow Café open daily. Design craft workshops all have individual opening hours – contact individual makers for details. 

(Castlecomer Discovery Park is a Social Community Enterprise operating on a Not for Profit basis.) 

The level of professionalism was superb and I would recommend that anyone who has a fear of heights or a lack of self-belief try it out. Or if, like me, you think you’re Superman, give it a go – when you freeze mid-air and need a daughter to talk you through it, your ego will come back to earth with a bang.” The Tree Top Walk Adventures – (Irish Times, August 10, 2013)