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Park and Forest Walks

Park and Forest Walks

Walking at the Castlecomer Discovery Park

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Castlecomer Discover Park
Castlecomer
Kilkenny
Republic of Ireland

With over 80 acres of woodland and lakeside to explore Castlecomer Discovery Park is the perfect place to experience nature, get fit and enjoy the great outdoors. Why not take a hike? Have a picnic or take a path you never took before?

Young visitors can have great fun in our charming Timber Tumbles playground which includes a mini zip-wire and climbing wall!

The Elf & Fairy village has a small yellow sweet shop, cute café, an underground bunker, and an amazing Head Quarters for the fairy folk! It’s full of colourful hand-carved toadstool mushrooms where children can meander through the woodland paths. Visitors, of all ages, can enjoy the woodland village which is FREE and is a short 7-10 minute walk from reception.

Castlecomer Discovery Park have put together several trails for you to enjoy, and have a complimentary map detailing all the trails available at reception desk.
Check the Irish Trails website for further details about the walks.

Lady's Loop:
Distance & Time: 1.5km & 20min – 30mins
HighPoint & Ascent 130m & 20m
Difficulty Easy
Terrain Forestry tracks and paths (suitable for children’s buggies)
To Suit All levels of fitness

Min Gear Trekking shoes, raingear, fluid, mobile phone.

Arboretum Loop Walk:
Distance & Time 2km & 30min – 45mins
HighPoint & Ascent 140m & 30m
Difficulty Easy
Terrain Forestry tracks and paths
To Suit All levels of fitness
Min Gear Trekking shoes, raingear, fluid, mobile phone.

Captain’s Loop Walk :
Distance: 2.50km
Time: 30min – 45mins
HighPoint & Ascent 40
Difficulty: Easy
Terrain Forestry tracks
To Suit All levels of fitness
Min Gear Trekking shoes, raingear, fluid, mobile phone.

Ardra Castle Loop:
Distance 5km
Time: 1hr-1hr30mins
HighPoint amd Ascent 150m & 40m
Difficulty: Easy
Terrain Forestry tracks, paths and woodland trails.
To Suit All levels of fitness Min Gear Hiking boots, raingear, fluid, mobile phone.
Please note: this trail is unsuitable for buggies.

Descriptions

Car park: Please note the first hours is free. Simply proceed to the barrier and scan ticket to exit. Refer to website for all other details.

Opening Times

The Jarrow Cafe is open 7 days a week. Woodland trails open 7 days maps located at reception.

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