Things to do

There are few places in the world where the majesty of the middle ages sit side-by-side with the best of what the 21st century has to offer. In Kilkenny, the biggest high-street brands and the best Michelin-star restaurants, sit amongst 13th-century walls surrounding a 12th-century castle. 


Kilkenny is a place packed with a wide variety of different things to do. In fact, you can get on a horse and follow in the footsteps of the Norman’s one day, before getting in a golf buggy and following in the footsteps of Greg Norman the next. From breath-taking scenery and world-famous sites, to award-winning entertainment and a truly electric atmosphere, there really is something for everyone in our spectacular city. We’ve selected some of the most popular things to do in Kilkenny and look forward to becoming your base while you enjoy them all during your time with us.


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