Welcome to Scenic Walks

Trail Kilkenny offers a range of Scenic Walks throughout the county. Each has its own character and the terrain will suit different fitness levels. Some; like the O’Gorman’s Lane Loop is a leisurely walk , taking you through leafy country lanes and across fields to the riverbank, others like Brandon Hill offer a more challenging walk up hillside paths to the top of the Hill with super views of the surrounding countryside.
Choose a walk, read more about it and view or download the map from the selection in the scroll down box to the left

Trail Kilkenny offers other activity trails to help you discover more of Kilkenny’s countryside; including river walks on the Nore Valley Walk and cycle routes from the range of Cycling Trails. Read more about them by clicking on your choice in the scroll down boxes to the left.

Combine your time in the outdoors with time spent exploring the culture of Kilkenny on one of Trail Kilkenny’s Themed Trails – the MADE in Kilkenny Craft Trail or the TASTE of Kilkenny Food Trail.

View the entire range of Walking Trails on the Interactive County Map.

The Country Code
The country code reminds us that we are all guardians of our
landscape and that these trails in particular have been developed with the kind permission of landowners –we ask that you…
Respect the people who live and work in
the countryside
Leave gates as you find them
If you encounter livestock, keep to the edge of the field
Avoid disturbing fences, hedges, walls and gates
Follow waymarked paths at all times
Take your litter home
Do not light fires
Respect wildlife, plants and trees
Always consider your personal safety and keep children under supervision
Dogs should be kept under close control and on a lead