Best castles in Kilkenny

Check out the top castles in Kilkenny, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Kilkenny Castle
1. Kilkenny Castle
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19 local reviews
Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Ronnie
Kilkenny Castle is majestic and well worth the 90 minute drive from Delgany. It is surrounded by a large park…
Kathy
Kilkenny castle is just a stunning building set in magnificent grounds that you can walk around. The tour is…
Yvonne
You cannot come to Kilkenny without seeing the castle-beautifually renovated in the style the family lived in…
1. Kilkenny Castle
1. Kilkenny Castle
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19 local reviews
Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny
Ronnie
Ronnie
Kilkenny Castle is majestic and well worth the 90 minute drive from Delgany. It is surrounded by a large park and overlooking a strategic…
Kathy
Kathy
Kilkenny castle is just a stunning building set in magnificent grounds that you can walk around. The tour is very extensive and very…
Yvonne
Yvonne
You cannot come to Kilkenny without seeing the castle-beautifually renovated in the style the family lived in in until 1960's when they…
2. Kilkenny Castle
2. Kilkenny Castle
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14 local reviews
The Parade, Kilkenny
Open · Closes 5:30 PM
(056) 770 4100
Establishment
Orla
Beautiful Castle and Parklands. The Castle itself is open for tours. You're free to stroll around the…
Neil
I've done the tour about 5 times and each time I learned something new about how people lived in the castle…
Naoimh
Kilkenny Castle is a must-see if you are visiting Kilkenny! With it's rich heritage, culture and nature there…
2. Kilkenny Castle
2. Kilkenny Castle
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14 local reviews
The Parade, Kilkenny
Open · Closes 5:30 PM
(056) 770 4100
Orla
Orla
Beautiful Castle and Parklands. The Castle itself is open for tours. You're free to stroll around the parkland. Bring a picnic and do…
Neil
Neil
I've done the tour about 5 times and each time I learned something new about how people lived in the castle and how it was restored. There's…
Naoimh
Naoimh
Kilkenny Castle is a must-see if you are visiting Kilkenny! With it's rich heritage, culture and nature there is something for everyone to…
3. Kilkenny Castle
3. Kilkenny Castle
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4 local reviews
The Parade, Kilkenny
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Patricia
Fully restored castle located in the centre of the city - huge park and play area for children Every Wednesday…
John
Fantastic medieval castle set in a beautiful park with lovely walks and an excellent playground. Something for…
Hillary
This is a beautiful castle and gardens. Take the tour of the castle its amazing. I love the Long Room.
3. Kilkenny Castle
3. Kilkenny Castle
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4 local reviews
The Parade, Kilkenny
Patricia
Patricia
Fully restored castle located in the centre of the city - huge park and play area for children Every Wednesday free entry to the castle
John
John
Fantastic medieval castle set in a beautiful park with lovely walks and an excellent playground. Something for all the family.
Hillary
Hillary
This is a beautiful castle and gardens. Take the tour of the castle its amazing. I love the Long Room.
4. Ristorante Rinuccini
4. Ristorante Rinuccini
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11 local reviews
1 The Parade, Kilkenny
Open · Closes 2:30 PM
+353 56 776 1575
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Deirdre
Top class italian restaurant opposite Kilkenny Castle. Well worth lunch or dinner there. Book first - that is…
Jamie
Really good quality Italian restaurant, minutes away from the castle. On the expensive side but well worth it
4. Ristorante Rinuccini
4. Ristorante Rinuccini
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11 local reviews
1 The Parade, Kilkenny
Open · Closes 2:30 PM
+353 56 776 1575
Deirdre
Deirdre
Top class italian restaurant opposite Kilkenny Castle. Well worth lunch or dinner there. Book first - that is esp in the June to September…
Jamie
Jamie
Really good quality Italian restaurant, minutes away from the castle. On the expensive side but well worth it
5. Kilkenny
5. Kilkenny
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7 local reviews
Kilkenny, Kilkenny
LocalityPolitical
Susan
The drive to Kilkenny through innistioge is very pretty. When you get there: the Castle, the Design Centre,…
Patricia
Kilkenny is 30 minutes drive - spend the day visiting Kilkenny Castle, playing in the park, having lunch in…
5. Kilkenny
5. Kilkenny
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7 local reviews
Kilkenny, Kilkenny
Susan
Susan
The drive to Kilkenny through innistioge is very pretty. When you get there: the Castle, the Design Centre, Rothe House and some great…
Patricia
Patricia
Kilkenny is 30 minutes drive - spend the day visiting Kilkenny Castle, playing in the park, having lunch in the Kilkenny Design Centre
6. Kilkenny
6. Kilkenny
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2 local reviews
Kilkenny
Bus stationTransit stationEstablishment
Justine
A lovely town and a beautiful castle.
6. Kilkenny
6. Kilkenny
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2 local reviews
Kilkenny
Justine
Justine
A lovely town and a beautiful castle.
7. Anocht Restaurant
7. Anocht Restaurant
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2 local reviews
The Parade
Closed · Opens Thursday 5:30 PM
+353 56 772 2118
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jamie
Lovely restaurant situated where the stables of the castle were and what is now the Kilkenny Design Centre.
Jane
lovely location opposite kilkenny castle - is also a cafe by day
7. Anocht Restaurant
7. Anocht Restaurant
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2 local reviews
The Parade
Closed · Opens Thursday 5:30 PM
+353 56 772 2118
Jamie
Jamie
Lovely restaurant situated where the stables of the castle were and what is now the Kilkenny Design Centre.
Jane
Jane
lovely location opposite kilkenny castle - is also a cafe by day
8. Castle Gardens
8. Castle Gardens
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2 local reviews
Castle Gardens, Kilkenny
Route
Gitta
Go for a walk in the big Castle Park in Kilkenny.
Oonagh
A stately castle dating back to the 13th century.
8. Castle Gardens
8. Castle Gardens
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2 local reviews
Castle Gardens, Kilkenny
Gitta
Gitta
Go for a walk in the big Castle Park in Kilkenny.
Oonagh
Oonagh
A stately castle dating back to the 13th century.