Castlecomer Discovery Park
Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.
Castlecomer Discovery Park located in North County Kilkenny offers a wide range of activities for all the family including the interactive multimedia Footprints in Coal Experience, rainbow trout fishing lakes, woodland walks, childrens playground, year round nature trails and a calendar of seasonal events and activities.
New for 2012
A new range of exciting recreational activities are being introduced to the park in May 2012! This will include A Tree Top Adventure Walk which takes place takes place in the beautiful tree tops of the Discovery Park and is 110 metres long.
In addition there will be a Climbing Wall and Leap of Faith, providing fun and physical activity for all from ages 7 years and upwards. All participants will receive full safety instructions, along with helmets and harnesses. For further details please see website.
The focus of the park is the interactive multimedia Footprints in Coal Experience. Very popular with children and adults alike, it uses video clips, fossils, models and mining artefacts to tell the story of coal formation in the prehistoric swamp forests of 300 million years ago and over 300 years of coal-mining history.
The visitor centre is also home to our giftshop and Jarrow Cafe. Places are limited and prebooking is essential, so if you wish to make a booking or need further information, please contact us at the address below.
Our rainbow trout fishing lakes are open year round and rod hire is available from reception.
We also run family activities throughout the year including Easter Egg Hunts, Halloween House of Horrors and Santas Grotto as well as family nature trails which change with the seasons and are available all year round.
Quality craftwork is also available from the studios and workshops of the Castlecomer Estate Yard.
May to August 9.30am to 5.30pm
September, October, March and April 10am to 5pm
November to February 10.30am to 4.30pm
Adult €7.00, Student/Senior citizen €6.00
Child (4 - 12 years) €5.00, Child under 4 Free
Family (2 adults + 1 child) €18.00
Each additional child with family €2.00
Family Forest Trail Pack €10.00
Free Childrens Playground and Parkland Walks.
Ample Free Parking.
Contact Castlecomer Discovery ParkTelephone:(056) 4440707 Please mention FunDays.ie
International: +353 56 4440707
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