The team at Hotel Kilkenny have partnered with some of the county’s top activity and adventure businesses to create ‘Adventure Escapes Kilkenny’ offering visitors the opportunity to book an all-inclusive activity break.

Holidaymakers planning to visit Kilkenny can now conveniently and securely book their accommodation, visits to cultural attractions and family fun destinations plus activities all in one place, through the team at Hotel Kilkenny via

Cultural experiences including a visit to enjoy a tour of the magnificent 12th-century Kilkenny Castle is on offer along with an opportunity to view St Canice’s Cathedral climb to the top of the magnificent 30 metre high round tower or meander through the formal and informal gardens at Woodstock, which date back to Victorian times.

For something less sedate, families can check out the Castlecomer Discovery Park where there is a thrill at every turn, from a kids playground an elf and fairy garden for the younger visitors to boating, archery, the famous Octagon and Ireland’s longest zip line for older kids. A visit to the National Reptile Zoo showcasing over 100 animals and 50 species, from geckos to giant spiders, cobras to crocodiles is a wonderful activity that all of the family will enjoy. Or take to rural life on the farm at Nore Valley Park, with a variety of animals to see and enjoy from chickens and ostriches to donkeys and deer and where baby kids and lambs are bottle-fed and rabbits can also be handled.

For an adrenalin rush, visitors can enjoy eco safaris and white-water adventures in Kilkenny and Carlow with ‘Go with the Flow’ Kayaking or enjoy a riverboat adventure on the river Barrow in Graiguenamanagh with Riverboat Adventures. For an easy pace, a two hour guided cycling tour with Kilkenny Cycling Tours visiting historical and cultural sites around Kilkenny is also on offer.


In all, the team at Hotel Kilkenny have partnered with 11 activity and cultural experience providers to offer not only a convenient booking solution but they have also secured the best possible rates with all adventure suppliers and these savings are being passed on directly onto the visitor.

The stylish 4 Star Hotel, Hotel Kilkenny is the ideal base from which to explore the culture and history of the medieval city of Kilkenny. Nestled in mature gardens a short walk from Kilkenny City centre, Hotel Kilkenny offers guests an unrivalled location, luxury accommodation, impeccable service and a stylish bar and restaurant offering the best in locally produced food along with an award-winning health and leisure club. Hotel Kilkenny is situated a 10-minute walk from Kilkenny City Centre.

Offers this September include deluxe bedroom accommodation with breakfast for two persons sharing for one overnight from €113 for the total stay and from €420 for a family of 2 adults and 2 children for a 2-night family break in deluxe bedroom accommodation with breakfast each morning and dinner on one evening. For further details see