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!

Coming soon: The longest over-water ziplines in the Republic of Ireland!

Zipline & Advanced High Ropes Course opening May Bank Holiday Weekend 2016…sensational experience not to be missed! Now taking bookings (call: 056-4440707). Pre-booking essential. In the meantime, come try our exciting Tree-Top Adventure Walk (open weekends from 12-3pm, pre-booking essential for all activities, call in advance to see if courses are open). 

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Outdoor activities open Saturdays and Sundays only from 12pm-3pm (weather-permitting). Boating and our NEW 300m+ twin Zipline and High Ropes Courses will open May 2016. 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. 

1st hour parking is FREE; €3 for up to 3 hours; €4 for all day parking; €45 for an Annual Pass.

Dogs are welcome in the park but they must be kept on a leash at all times and we would ask owners to kindly clean up after them.

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


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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)