Kilkenny Outdoor Activities

Walking In Kilkenny

The Nore Valley walk stretches from Kilkenny city to Inistioge and follow the River Nore. 
The walk is divided into three sections along which you will find several of Kilkenny’s best cafes, restaurants, hotels and craft shops.

Golf Courses in Kilkenny

There are an abundance of great Golf Courses in Kilkenny – Mount Juliet, Kilkenny Golf Club and Callan to mention just a few.
Fancy a round of golf? Just let us know and we will call the golf club of your choice in Kilkenny and reserve for you.


Cycling through Kilkenny is an absolute joy! There are some of the best routes in the country and plenty of places to stop and enjoy the views while you have something to eat and drink.
Our family run B&B in Kilkenny is popular with cycling enthusiasts.

Farmers Market Kilkenny

With over 200 farms and rural families that supply produce to the weekly, the farmers market in Kilkenny City is hugely popular with locals and visitors alike.
Every Thursday from 9.30am-2.30pm Kilkenny Farmers Market hosts stalls selling a wide variety of produce.
Here visitors to the market will find fresh wholesome produce sourced mainly in County Kilkenny and produced with quality ingredients of known origin.

Angling in Kilkenny

There are numerous opportunities for angling holidays in Kilkenny.
River Nore for wild salmon and brown trout, is situated downstream from Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.
There are a number of facilities nearby catering for family and group fishing activities and have great onsite facilities ensuring a great day out for all.

Kilkenny Horse Racing

There are regular horse racing meetings in nearby Gowran Park in Kilkenny.
Gowran Park racecourse first opened its gates to the racing public on the 16th of June 1914 and remains one of Ireland’s favorite race tracks to this day.
Looking for somewhere to stay in Kilkenny whilst attending Gowran Park Racing – please book with us.