Visit Kilkenny this Summer
Start planning your Summer Staycation to Kilkenny, the Medieval Heart of Ireland.
Explore all that the city & county has to offer from historical landmarks, art exhibitions, outdoor adventures, or even get lost in the cobblestone streets of the Medieval Mile meeting local café and boutique owners.
For The Adventurer
Try out Ireland’s longest zip line at Castlecomer Discovery Park!
At 300 metres long and 35 metres over ground at its highest point, zip over the beautiful park woodland, lakes and 17th-century hand-restored bridge.
For The Explorer
The tranquil oasis of Kilfane Waterfall and Gardens lies 20 minutes south of Lyrath Estate.
The Romantic-Era garden retains its original 18th century character featuring a waterfall, woodland paths, and contemporary art designed exclusively for the historic site.
For The Wanderer
Built in the 1600’s, the Butterslip is alive with rustic eateries, boutique store fronts, and traditional Irish pubs.
Get a glimpse into what Medieval Kilkenny was really like!
For The Historian
Kilkenny Castle & Gardens!
…Need we say anymore…
For The Supporter of Local Business
Kilkenny Design Centre offers an unrivalled selection of Irish handcrafted gifts.
Drawn from Ireland’s most eminent craftspeople and designers, Kilkenny Design Centre gives visitors a uniquely special shopping experience, allowing them to purchase the best of Irish crafts and design under one roof.