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We are delighted to recommend Kilkennys Top Family Fun Attractions 

Family Fun in Kilkenny

Family Fun for everyone in Kilkenny City and County 

There is so much to do and see in Kilkenny City and county and we are delighted to recommend all the best attractions and places to visit during your stay. 

Firstly you will be spoilt when you stay at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel located right in the heart of Kilkenny City on the banks of the River Nore and just a stroll from all the major tourist attractions and entertainment. The Hotel is nestled away in a private courtyward providing you all with a wonderful relaxing stay. So 

The Hotel has a limited amount of family rooms so we recommend thaty ou book your Family Accommodation Package at Kilkenny River Court Hotel. Information on Family Rooms at the Hotel.

To follow are some of Kilkennys most popular attractions 

Kilkenny Activity Centre

One of Kilkenny's top fun attractions for groups, families and occasions looking to make their day out even more special 

The Kilkenny Activity Centre’s activities are very varied and there is sure to be something to suit everyone from Splatball, Bubble Soccer, Paintball, and for the brave ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Assault Course 

Castlecomer Discovery Park

Visit Castlecomer Discovery Park, 30 hectares of mixed woodland in the south-east of Ireland just 20kms North of the medieval city of Kilkenny and 24kms from Carlow town.

The visitor centre also plays host to a delightful gift shop and the superb Café Jarrow.
Open all year round the Discovery Park is an ideal location for a family day out, or for bus tours, school groups or individuals.

Reptile Zoo

Ireland’s only Reptile Zoo, displaying snakes, lizards, tortoise, turtles, crocodiles, alligators, caiman, spiders, scorpions, frogs, salamanders and more.

The Reptile Village even offers an interactive experience where you can get a little closer and even handle some of our animals!
There is also a Tropical Walk Through Enclosures, Soft Play Area, Snack Bar, Indoor and Outdoor Picnic Area, Souvenir Shop and a Reptile Handling Zone to keep everyone in your family content.

Kilkenny Cycling Tours

Kilkenny Cycling Tours offers you the opportunity to visit historical and cultural sites around Kilkenny including Kilkenny Castle, The Kilkenny Design Centre, Shee Alms House, The Tholsel, St. Mary’s Church, Rothe House & Gardens, The Courthouse (Grace’s Castle), St. Francis’ Abbey, The Black Abbey and St. Canice’s Cathedral.

Experience Irish hospitality while having an enjoyable easy-paced cycling around the medieval capital of Ireland with photo opportunities and historical information provided at each destination.

Kilkenny City Tours By Train

Kilkenny Tourism has grown over the years and a fantastic way to view the city is to take the Kilkenny City road train.

See historical sites like Kilkenny Castle, St. Canices Cathedral, Rothe House and much more. The tour starts off at Kilkenny Castle and brings you on a 25 minute tour of the Medieval Kilkenny City.
While on board you will get a full commentary giving a historical and fascinating insight into the history of Kilkenny.

Warrington Top Flight Equestrian

Top class, award winning Equestrian Centre - Indoor & Outdoor Arenas & Cross Country course also available - located just minutes from the Hotel.

Kiltorcan Raceway Karting Circuit

All weather, outdoor circuit for events, parties, tuition and practice at Kiltorcan, 25 minutes drive south of Kilkenny city

K Bowl Kilkenny

K Bowl Kilkenny is located within 3 minutes stroll from the hotel and is a great choice for family fun during your stay in Kilkenny for all the family from kids to adults all are guaranteed a fun experience

Choose from Bowling, K Zone play area and even mark your occasions with a party or group day out with fun bowling. 

Open 7 Days a week 11am - 10pm