Open for St. Patrick’s Weekend 2022
We are so delighted to let you know that we will be open for St. Patrick’s extra long weekend this year. Adventure activities are open 17th March, 18th March, 19th March, 20th March and every weekend after that until Easter (when we open for all school holidays).
Castlecomer Discovery Park is set on 80 acres of stunning woodland and lakes in Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. It offers a range of adventure activities including tree top walks, Ireland’s longest zip wire and high ropes challenge, climbing walls, boating, archery, adventure playgrounds, woodland café and orienteering. At the hub of the site there is the Irish Mining Museum, a purpose-built cafe, craft village and spaces for educational activities.
Visit our Tree Top Walk course nestled in the Sycamore tree tops! This stunning tree top walk is 140 metre long and gives views around the 70 acre natural woodland park.
For the more adventurous there Ireland’s longest zip line. The Zip Line at Castlecomer Discovery Park is 308 metres long and over 35 metres over ground at its highest point. A thrilling outdoor activity the Zip Line is accompanied by a high-ropes courses called the Octagonal High Ropes Challenge. These are set in high in the woodlands with views over our two lakes.
Teaching children to become more active and to discover and play for themselves is important for all ages, so Castlecomer also caters for younger children, with a playground, an elf and fairy village, Bouncing net and series of low-risk challenges where children balance and steer their way through a Junior Woodland Adventure Course, all situated inside a stunning, natural environment that’s second to none. A very exciting development at the park this season,we have expanded our low ropes activity and its now 70% bigger which means more time to play and have fun!
We’ve got something for everyone, with 6km of walking trails, woodland orienteering trails, pedal boats, canoes, our fascinating interactive coal mining exhibition telling the story of the local mining heritage. You can also relax over a tasty snack at our “Canopy Café” under the trees at the elf village. Then take a walk around the craft yard, where you can meet the craft makers and find a novel gift. Recreation and Education programmes for both primary and secondary schools are also available, These are curriculum relevant, fun and engaging for teachers and their students. Book Online at www.discoverypark.ie TEL: 056 4440707
Located just over 90 minutes south of Dublin, the Castlecomer Experience in Kilkenny is a treat for the entire family.