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The Three River Route - KilkennyKilkenny City Kilkenny - Ireland South
Kilkenny Route: » New Ross » Enniscorthy » Kilkenny Distance: 169 km (104 miles) Recommended Time: 1 Day This charming route takes you through many picturesque towns along the rivers Barrow, Nore and Slaney. Kilkenny City is the perfect set off point, where the fully restored Anglo Norman Kilkenny Castle looms magnificent over the River Nore. From there follow the Nore Valley to the pretty town of Inistioge where the Hollywood film Circle of Friends was shot. Continue on to New Ross in Co Wexford home to the Dunbrody Famine ship, JFK Arboretum, Ros Tapestry and Kennedy Homestead. From New Ross, travel the N30 to Enniscorthy, overlooked by the 1798 battle site of Vinegar Hill, where you can visit the National 1798 Rebellion Centre. To the north on the N80, Bunclody is an attractive market town at the foot of the Blackstairs Mountains. Continue on to Goresbridge, a scenic spot popular for river cruising and angling while Gowran is an important ecclesiastical heritage site. Return to Kilkenny via the N10.
Address: Kilkenny City, Co Kilkenny, Republic Of Ireland