Nore Valley Park | Kilkenny Tourism

Nore Valley Park


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Come explore and enjoy some fun at the farm or stay in our campsite full of mod cons at the delightfully idyllic Nore Valley. Take time out and stroll around the energetic farm while the children play in an interactive and relaxed setting. Bottle feed lambs or goats and feed the ducks and turkeys as well as learning a great deal of knowledges about your Irish heritage of farming. Relax with a cup of tea and home baked scones, biscuits and plenty of other delicious treats while the boys rip up the tracks on our Go-Karting race course. With endless things to do at Nore Valley, there is something for the whole family.


Nore Valley Park, Bennettsbridge, Co Kilkenny.

Beautifully situated in the old town and tranquil country side of Bennettsbridge and only a short 20-minute drive from Kilkenny city centre.

Star Attractions

Nore Valley Park offers you the freedom to plan your own itinerary, tailor made to suit your family and friends. Stay a few hours or a whole day we have plenty of exciting activities and adventures for you to explore.

Halloween Pumpkin Pick and Make your Own Scarecrow 2017

We also have an exciting and varied Halloween programme this year, from pumpkin picking and scarecrow making, to our Annual Halloween events featuring a torchlight treasure hunt, scare maze, and bonfire with toasted marshmallows. The pumpkin picking and scarecrow-making is free for farm visitors between 21 October and 4  November, while the other activities are only available on Friday 27, Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 October 2017, on a ticketed basis.

More information and tickets are available at

Christmas Experience 2017

Being held beside Red Mills at Cillín Hill this year.

Our events run on weekends between 1-23 December 2017, and tickets must be booked in advance online at Family Pass tickets are available, as well as exclusive mid-week discounts for corporate bookings.

The Nore Valley Park Christmas Experience promises festive fun for all the family, from mischievous elves and the animals of the nativity, to a delightful magical baking session with Mrs Claus, and of course a personal encounter with Santa himself and some of his deer. Complimentary teas and coffees are provided at the Red Mills Café for all ticket holders.

More information can be found here:

Go Crazy For Golf

Find a golf buddy and take to the golf course for some fun filled pitch and putt madness. The course winds around many challenging pitch and putt mounds, bends, shrubbery and plants creating a tough course to putt that much sought after hole in one.


Peddle around the course as fast as you can and try your hardest to beat your best score. We’ve got trained professionals on foot to ensure safety is a priority for the little ones.

Cuddle A Farm Animal At The Pet Farm

At Nore Valley park we have a whole variety of animals to see and enjoy, children can cuddle a rabbit or baby chick and bottle feed our adorable lambs and goats.

Things To See and Do

  • Giant Chess
  • Indoor 3D Maze
  • Playground Area
  • All Day Packages
  • 2 Mile River Walk
  • Picnic Area
  • Refreshments available with home baked foods.

Other Services

Our family run site is located in a quiet, peaceful valley overlooking the River Nore. We have beautiful wooden lodges, a total of 35 Caravan Sites and 35 Tent Pitches on site with Free showers and hot water. A high standard of cleanliness is priority throughout the site and amenities with no noise or socialising after midnight. Situated on an open farm, patrons have free access to the farm and children are encouraged to assist in animal feeding along with numerous fun activities throughout the day.

Mobile Pet Farm
We bring our friendly farm animals to meet you – whether it’s a birthday party, a primary school or a promotional event, it’ll be a day to remember! We bring our farm animals to schools, crèches, family days and promotional events across the South East. Visits are geared to all age groups and are fun and educational. For the younger kids, we sing songs, play games while the kids can pet the animals.

School Tours and Birthday Parties
School tours at Nore Valley Park are not only great fun for children but also active, educational and affordable. Children are taken by experiences guides around the farm to learn about all the different animals. We can also tailor a birthday party package, including two Free adults.


Visit for more information and bookings.