A World of Adventure Awaits!

Castlecomer Discovery Park is set on 80 acres of stunning woodland and lakes in Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. It offers a range of adventure activities including tree top walks, Ireland’s longest zip wire, world-class high ropes courses, climbing walls, boating, archery, adventure playgrounds, kayaking, woodland café and orienteering. At the hub of the site, there is the Irish Mining Museum, a purpose-built cafe, a craft village and spaces for educational activities.


  • Skywalk Challenge, Free Fall & Climbing Wall
  • Zipline & Octagon
  • Boats & Canoeing
  • Coal Mining Museum
  • Orienteering & Walking Trails
  • Catapult Building (groups only)
  • Team Challenges
  • Archery
  • The Canopy Cafe
  • Axe Throwing (groups only)
  • Timber Tumbles Playground
  • Junior Woodland Course
  • Elf & Fairy Village

Adventure Activities Open

  • Weekends and Bank Holidays 17th March to 03rd November
  • All school holidays
  • Daily July & August

Park Grounds and Walking Trails
Woodland Trails open daily from 8.30am until dusk

Visitor Centre and Coal Mining Exhibition
Visitor Centre opens 7 days per weekWeekdays: 9.30am-5pm
Weekends: 10am-5pm (May-August) and 10.30am-4pm (September-April).
Last admission to the Coal Mining Exhibition starts 1 hour before closing time.


Rates Apply

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Useful Information

The 80 acre park with 4 nationally approved walks and playgrounds is open daily. Adventure activities have scheduled opening times. The Irish Mining Museum is open every day.

Getting There

Located immediately outside the town of Castlecomer on the Dublin side of the N78, approx. 25 min. drive from Kilkenny city and 70 mins. from Newlands Cross flyover.

Easily accessible from the M9 and M7 motorways.

Map Location: 52.807384, -7.201951
Contact Castlecomer Discovery Park

The Estate Yard, Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

Eircode: R95 HY7X
T: +353 (0)56-444 0707
W: www.discoverypark.ie
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