The Kilkenny Castle estate boasts both formal and informal gardens. Set in Kilkenny City, the estate overlooks the Nore River and includes mature trees and shrubs as well as an ornamental lake. All areas are free of charge.
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.