Castlemorris Wood Walk | Kilkenny Tourism

Castlemorris Wood Walk


Trailhead - Castlemorris Wood Loop, Co. Kilkenny
Services - Knocktopher. Picnic tables on site
Dist/Time - 7km / 2hrs to 2.5hrs
High/Ascent - 160m / 90m
Difficulty - Easy
Terrain - Forestry roads, grassy path and country roads
To Suit - Above average levels of fitness
Minimum Gear - Walking boots, rain gear, fluids and mobile phone
Grid Ref. - OS Sheet 68 S489 357

Castlemorris Wood Walk Kilkenny

This walk is one of a range of scenic walks developed by Trail Kilkenny and designed to allow you explore more of the great outdoors; bringing Kilkenny’s wonderful countryside to walkers.

Starting in Kilkenny City take the M9 Motorway south in the direction of Waterford. Take Exit 10 and proceed in the direction of Newmarket. After 3km take a right turn onto the R701 and proceed 1km. The trailhead is on the right hand side of the road and the entrance to the wood is on the left hand side. Note: The trailhead is signposted from Knocktopher.

For walking directions, see page 4 and 5 of Trails brochure: Walking, Cycling, Food and Craft Trails in Kilkenny (12mb PDF)

Download Castlemorris_Walk.pdf (560 KB)