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Visit the largest Cistercian Duiske Abbey in the gorgeous village of Graignamanagh. Enjoy the ambience by the River Barrow on the way to Duiske Glass Kilkenny, followed by a visit to see Cushendale Wollen Mills. Finish your journey by bike, on foot, or by car to the beautiful village of St Mullins, enjoying some desserts at the Mulicán Café.

The Edward Hayden School of Cookery
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Edward will be doing cookery demonstrations over the weekend as well as giving hands-on tuition.

Boasting private dining facilities, he will also be doing children’s cookery workshops and corporate team building events.

Brandon View House B&B Kilkenny
Accommodation

The stunning Failte Ireland four star rated Brandon View House B&B is nestled in a valley of lush green countryside in Kilkenny. Choose from six newly renovated ensuite bedrooms, offering all the comforts of your home and all modern conveniences. Visitors have easy access to discover some of Kilkenny's greatest treasures, while also having the sleepy and charming town of Graiguenamanagh just a stone's throw away, offering a fine selection of Restaurants and traditional pubs. Enjoy a round of golf or for those looking for something adventurous try quad biking or water sports, including canoeing and kayaking on the River Barrow.

Waterside Restaurant Graignamanagh Kilkenny
Eat and Drink

Irish & Continental cuisine featuring game in season, local specialties such as smoked eel and an extensive international wine list. With its riverfront location, sets the scene for a wonderful intimate evening with great food and fine wines. Ideal location to eat and drink in Kilkenny.

Waterside Bike & Hike in Kilkenny
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Explore the Barrow river towpath from our base in Graiguenamanagh and discover a real adventure for the whole family. The towpath is a flat grass track following the river as it meanders south towards the sea. Safe and traffic free bike trails.

Shopping in Kilkenny at Duiske Glass Gift Shop in Graignamanagh
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Duiske Glass Gift shop is renowned for its grapevine cut wine glasses, crystal and giftware which are now exclusively available at Duiske Glass.

Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Graiguenamanagh is a scenic riverside town nestled in the picturesque Barrow Valley.

The Graiguenamanagh Heritage Trail is a walking tour that explores the rich and interesting history of this village from the arrival of the Cistercian Monks in 1204 through to the present day.

Walking in Kilkenny on the Brandon Hill Loop
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

The Brandon Hill loop is a challenging 12 KM trail, you will follow minor roadways, forestry tracks and hillside patches to reach the peak. The Brandon Loop starts in the town of Graiguenamanagh, where you can drop into the 13th century Cistercian monastery of Duiske Abbey or stop in for a spot of lunch in the picturesque town full of traditional character and charm. For direct walking directions visit page 4 and 5 of the Trails Brochure.

Self Catering Accommodation in Kilkenny at Mount Coggill
Accommodation

Welcome to Mount Coggill self catering Kilkenny. Mount Coggill is a delightful, contemporary country house, built within the ruins of a traditional farmhouse on the Kilkenny, Carlow boarders in South East Ireland. The house was re-modelled in 2000 using green oak. It has panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the Kilkenny plain.

Waterside Guest House in Graiguenamanagh Kilkenny
Accommodation

The Waterside Guest House Kilkenny, is a carefully converted 19th century granite corn store on the banks of the river Barrow. Our Kilkenny Guest House provides rooms with comfort and character, superb food & friendly service.

Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Hidden trails is based in the historic and picturesque town of Graiguenamanagh, nestled in the beautiful Barrow Valley. From the calm and tranquil walkways along the river barrow, to the stunning heights of Mount Leinster and the rolling walks around Brandon Hill. If you are looking to get away from it all , even for just a few hours, a visit here is a must.

We offer a variety of walks to suit all ages and abilities, taking in the scenery and sharing a few stories along the way. There is so much history and beauty here just waiting to be discovered. We also offer cycle tours or just hire a bike yourself and head off, or you might like to try out a bit of canoeing / kayaking on the river with its locks and rapids a plenty.

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