Discovery Park

Set in the former grounds of the Wandesforde Estate, Castlecomer Discovery Park is located just under 20km north of Kilkenny City.

It comprises 80 acres of stunning natural woodland and lakes and began as a community project to rejuvenate the town of Castlecomer following the closure of the coal mines in 1969. This relatively ‘young’ park opened to the public in 2007 with the launch of the Coal Mining Exhibition, Visitor Centre and Design Craft studios which are located in the former stable yard. This beautiful Park continues to evolve and is actively developing a range of exciting recreational, cultural and educational activities for visitors of all ages. Recently launched attractions include a Tree Top Adventure Walk, a ‘Leap of Faith’ experience and a Climbing Wall. Further developments are ongoing. We look forward to welcoming you here at the park soon!

The Estate Yard,
County Kilkenny,
(0)56 444 0707