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Kilkenny Castle Rose Garden and Park

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The Parade, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland
Mr Colm Mangan
F: +353(0)567704116

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. Kilkenny Castle boasts both formal and informal gardens including a long-established rose garden to the front of the castle. Close to the Rose Garden is a central fountain. 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.

Restaurant Facilities: Tea-Room in the old Victorian Kitchen
Toilets nearby (on The Parade),
Wheelchair accessible.