June 8, 2023
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FEATURE: All the fun events for kids in Kilkenny throughout Easter

KILKENNY is the ideal place to entertain little ones this Easter, with lots of seasonal themed activities taking place throughout the city and county.

National Reptile Zoo 

The National Reptile Zoo in Gowran County Kilkenny is set for an egg-tastic line up of Easter activities. They are running egg hunts throughout Easter week with lots of prizes to be won. As the only Reptile Zoo in Ireland, they will hold educational talks focusing on different birthing methods, particularly egg laying, covering all types of egg laying animals. They will also have some exciting new hatchlings to show off. For more information, log on to: www.nationalreptilezoo.ie

Nore Valley Park 

Nore Valley Park is located just outside Bennetsbridge in Kilkenny. The park is every child’s dream with a pet farm, crazy golf, indoor 3D maze, go-karting, tractor rides and a family friendly camping site. This Easter they will hold Easter Egg Hunts on April 13, 15 and 19. For more information, log on to: www.norevalleypark.com

Medieval Mile Museum (pictured above)

The LEGO Hunt continues with the Medieval Mile Museum in Kilkenny this Easter and comes complimentary with each ticket purchased for the museum. Alongside this, the Bricks 4 Kidz workshop takes place for four days over Easter. The camp includes a LEGO Minifigure blind bag and a ‘kids go free’ pass for a return visit to the Medieval Mile Museum. The four day camp runs on April 23, 24, 25 and 26 from 10am – 1pm. For more information, log on to: www.medievalmilemuseum.ie

Castlecomer Discovery Park (main picture)

Castlecomer Discovery Park has many exciting Easer activities including Tree-Top Walking, Ireland’s longest Zipline, Octagon High Ropes, Boating, Canoeing and Archery. For younger children there is the Timber Tumbles Playground, Junior Woodland Course, Bouncing Net and Digital Scavenger Hunt. There will be an Easter Trail, where visitors can explore for clues in the 80 acres of woodland, lakes and Elf and Fairy village while collecting treats at the end. Running from April 13 to 28 daily from 11am to 5pm. The cost is  €10 per family. Another highlight is the park’s Harry Potter Day, which takes place on Saturday, April 27. For more information, log on to: www.medievalmilemuseum.ie www.discoverypark.ie

To explore all Kilkenny has to offer, visit www.visitkilkenny.ie  

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