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Castlecomer Discovery Park,
The Estate Yard,
Co. Kilkenny

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Pre-booking is essential for all Tree Top Walk, Zipline, Advanced High Ropes Course activities. 

This really is an all-day venue, there is so much to see and do….. I’d gladly have browsed for the whole day in those beautiful little galleries – converted stables where the designers work
(Irish Independent, 9th November 2013)


Located less than 20km from Kilkenny City on the N78.
Within 30mins from M7, M8 and M9 motorways.
1 hour from The Red Cow Roundabout, Dublin.


Entry to the park itself is FREE (except car park) with a range of amenities throughout the woodland. Individual activities are payable at Reception in the Visitor Centre (pre-booking essential).

Car parking: 1st hour is FREE. Up to 3 hours is €3 and ALL DAY parking just €4. Annual parking pass is €45.

Book Annual Car Parking Pass
Visitor Centre opening hours:

Weekday opening times:
9.30am-5pm (year-round)

Weekend opening times:
10am-5pm (May-August), 10.30am-4.30pm (September-April).

Last admission to the Coal Mining Exhibition starts 1 hour before closing time.

Specific Activities:
Boating: 12pm -4.30pm (Daily during Summer months & Midterm breaks)
Tree Top Walk Adventures and Junior Woodland Adventure Course: 12 pm – 4.30 pm (Saturday & Sunday only, Daily during Summer months & Midterm breaks)
Group bookings are welcome for all activities throughout the year (Pre-booking essential).

Opening times vary throughout the year for outdoor activities, watch this page for any changes to opening times of activities.