East Kilkenny Cycle Route | Kilkenny Tourism

East Kilkenny Cycle Route


Distance - 64km
Time - approx 3 to 4.5 hours
Terrain - Rolling country roads and laneways
Traffic - Mainly on quiet roads, caution advised at one way system in Thomastown
To Suit - Experienced, moderately fit self sufficient cyclists
Minimum Gear - Spare tube, pump, liquids, food, mobile phone

East Kilkenny Cycle Route Gowran Graiguenamanagh Thomastown Bennettsbridge Kilkenny

This route is a scenic cycling route linking the most historic and culturally significant towns in east Kilkenny. The towns are perfectly placed along the route to stop for lunch or a cup of coffee. The route uses quiet roads and laneways and provides stunning views of Brandon Hill, the River Barrow and the River Nore.

For more information and bigger picture, see page 22 and 23 of Trails brochure: Walking, Cycling, Food and Craft Trails in Kilkenny (12mb PDF)

Walking, Cycling, Food and Craft Trails in Kilkenny