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Castlecomer Discovery Park

The Estate Yard | Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 444 0707
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Fun for a nice day

We love visiting this park ,nice playground, elf trail ,animals etc.The restaurant is very good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
yodasmum
,
Cork, Ireland
via mobile
disappointing for under 12s, not good value

Even though I looked on their website if there are age/height restrictions - and did not find the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
UtaGapi
,
Newtown Mount Kennedy, Ireland
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Castlecomer Discovery Park is a young park, opened since 2007. Set in a beautiful 80 acre woodland, Castlecomer Discovery Park boasts an exciting range of recreational and educational activities. Suitable for all ages, it is home to Ireland's longest ziplines at 300m over water, Octagon High Ropes Course, Tree-Top Adventure Walk, Climbing Wall, Junior Woodland Adventure Course, Archery, Boating, Orienteering & Walking trails, School Tours & Field Studies, Team-Building, Elf & Fairy Village, Coal-mining museum, woodland Canopy Cafe, animal viewing area, playground and more! Castlecomer Discovery Park is a social-community enterprise, a registered charity and operates on a not for profit basis.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“zip line” (36 reviews)
“craft shops” (32 reviews)
“all ages” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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The Estate Yard | Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland
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+353 56 444 0707
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love visiting this park ,nice playground, elf trail ,animals etc.The restaurant is very good also.The Zipline and high ropes activities are excellent , a few more action type activities for younger kids would be a great addition.

Thank yodasmum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though I looked on their website if there are age/height restrictions - and did not find the info (even though it is there, but maybe it was not visible on the mobile phone) I booked tickets online and arrived to find out the children...More

Thank UtaGapi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time in the park with a 4,7&9 year old. Reception staff were brilliant and helped us work out what to do. Spent 3 hours in the park, great day out and really good value.

1  Thank 4staronly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived yesterday 1/8 but unfortunately the tree top walkway was closed, we were offered the Octagon high walk course the same price 12.50 pp. We paid 37.50 for the 3 of us myself a parent and 9 and 10 year old boys. It was one...More

1  Thank Omd100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day at the park with my mother and my toddler, something for everyone. Beautiful landscaping, a fun playground, nice food in the cafe, my mum did the miner's museum and really enjoyed it. All in all would highly recommend! Word of...More

1  Thank R2theB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely day with our young kids. Had lunch first in the cafe which was very nice. Our kids weren't old enough for the zip lining but enjoyed the junior obstacle course. It's not very big but that didn't seem to bother them. Then...More

Thank Rae H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband did the tree top walk. Brave man as there were some scary bits. My nephews who are 8. & 10 would probably love it. My four year old enjoyed the junior walk which is only two feet off the ground. Lovely craft shops...More

Thank KC-belfast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good presentation of the contributions to the Irish coal mining industry made by men of Castlecomer and the surrounding area. Very child friendly and well worth a 2 hour visit.

Thank R P
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I looked up Castlecomer Discovery Park and visited their website because my 4 girls aged between 6 and 12 wanted to go on the paddleboat ride on the lake. It states on their website paddleboats for over 4's and 4-5 per boat. I called the...More

4  Thank reubens55
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We had a lovely day at the discovery park, tried the tree top climbing and loved it, aslo the staff we're very helpful and pleasant. The only thing I would suggest is if the pedal boats on the lake would stay open a little later...More

1  Thank 694sorcham
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