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Ballyrafton Wood is a public wood about half way between Kilkenny and Castlecomer, in County Kilkenny. The wood boasts riverside forest walks, picnic tables, seats and a car park.

Ballyrafton Wood is located about half way between Kilkenny and Castlecomer on the main road, in County Kilkenny. Its facilities include riverside forest walks, picnic tables, seats and free car park. There is also a tower bridge crossing the river Dinan. There is a riverside walk of about 1.6km at Ballyrafton. The main tree species are native oak woodland, also some ash. The fauna includes otter, grey squirrel and the native red squirrel.

Tips from locals

Visit Jenkinstown Park nearby for a family picnic, forest trails and see the deer in their enclosure.

Family friendly
Free to visit
Free car parking
Dog friendly
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Contact details
Ballyfoyle,Co Kilkenny,Republic of Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend up to 1 hour here.

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