Things To Do in Kilkenny
Looking for things to do in Kilkenny, well look no further as Kilkenny city and county has so much to offer. For example, the city has many beautiful walking trails and tours to take. Spend some time visiting historic Kilkenny Castle, see the wonderful parks and gardens, do some shopping in the newly opened MacDonagh Junction shopping centre or find the craic in one of Kilkenny's finest bars and restaurants.
For some, it’s a spa treatment in luxurious surroundings. For others it’s a day outdoors in an idyllic setting. Choose from 5 star spa hotels to world-renowned golf courses, from beautiful walking routes to horse-riding, for that special way to unwind and recharge, you will find it here in Kilkenny.
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The Kilkenny Whiskey Guild is a collection of 10 establishments throughout Ireland's Medieval capital. Each premises will stock a minimum of 60 Irish Whiskeys and will assist in the customers experience through knowledgeable staff, tasting flights, food pairings and mixology.
Kilkenny.com offers a digest of news and events from around the county. Sport, Business, Agriculture, Community and Lifestyle, all are listed on the site together with videos and Events listings.
This loop walk starts & finishes at the car park at the Watering Place wildlife lakes fed by fresh water springs 1km from the village of Tullahought. Dist/Time is 6km/2hrs. Terrain includes laneways,fields & woodland trails.Part of Trail Kilkenny.
A truly historic venue dating back to 1324 with an intriguing background - but you will have to visit to hear the whole story of witches & poisoned husbands! The building houses four bars over three floors with a great tradition for Music.
Lady Lorna Designer Emporium is host to a range of talented Irish & International Designers, located on the medieval mile in the heart of Kilkenny City.
Allow your senses to be enveloped by an air of serenity as you enjoy the sanctuary, warmth and tranquillity that is the Lavender Spa at the Springhill Court Hotel. From the moment your journey begins at this luxury health spa, all you have to do is let your worries go and allow our highly skilled and committed spa team to pamper you.
Known for its vintage inspired diamond engagement rings and jewellery, Lorimat Jewellers is a treasure trove of unique pieces for anybody looking for that something different. We cater for brides and grooms to be with a large collection of wedding rings and bridal jewellery. Handmade shaped wedding bands to fit around engagement rings are also available. All of our jewellery is made from gold, silver or platinum. Lorimat also boasts a diverse range of gift ideas that will suit all tastes and budgets.
The Lyrath Convention Centre Kilkenny is a modern, purpose built conference venue and convention centre with the capacity to cater for over 1,500 delegates. The Kilkenny Convention Centre has been the venue of choice for the most prestigious awards ceremonies, conventions and conferences Kilkenny has attracted in the past number of years.
MacDonagh Junction is the largest shopping centre in the south east. Located in the heart of Kilkenny City beside the train station, it is home to many of the top high street brands such as Dunnes, Next, River Island, TK Maxx, Carraig Donn, Jack & Jones, Only, Name It, Regatta, Pamela Scott, Champion Sports, Field's Jewelers, Eason, K-Bowl and H&M. MacDonagh Junction is also home to Boots, Art it Drop in studio, Carphone Warehouse, Peter Mark Hairstylists, Boston Barber, Flair Beauty Boutique, Fujifilm , Claire's accessories, Sky TV services, The Sweet Factory, St Canices Credit Union, Jump Juice, Sketchers and the Foroige Drum Youth Centre.