Things to see or do
- Directions: Kilkenny Castle is situated in the centre of the city and is a 15-minute walk from McDonagh Railway Station.
- Opening Hours: May-Aug 8.30am-8.30pm. Apr & Sept 8.30am-7.00pm. Mar & Oct 9.00am-5.30pm. Feb & Nov 9.00am-4.30pm. Jan & Dec 9.00am-4.00pm.
- Facilities:: *Restaurant Facilities: Tea-Room in the old Victorian Kitchen* Toilets nearby (on The Parade), Playground, Wheelchair accessible.
Kilkenny Castle, Rose Garden and ParkKilkenny City Kilkenny - Ireland South
Kilkenny Castle, the home and headquarters of the powerful Butler family since 1391, has a long-established rose garden, together with 20 hectares of charming grounds. The estate overlooks the Nore River and features mature trees and shrubs with an ornamental lake numbered among the many items of interest. It is very well maintained and presented. There is also a children’s playground located on the grounds. All areas of the castle gardens are free of charge.
ContactTelephone+353 (0)56 770 4100
Fax:+353 (0)56 770 4116
Address: The Parade, Kilkenny City, Co Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland