Parliament Street, Kilkenny. On Ireland’s Medieval Mile between St. Canice’s Cathedral and Kilkenny Castle – just five minutes’ walk from each and right across the street from the Smithwick’s Experience.

How much?


Adults €7

Concession €6 (seniors and students)

Children €4 (6-18 years) children under 6 go free!

Family €20 (two adults and two children)



Adult groups €7

Concession €6 (OAP and ESOL students/RHS, active retirement, ICA, second level etc..) ESOL and student tutors go free!

National school rate €4 – teachers go free.



Adults €4

Child €2

Family €10 (two adults and two children)


What to expect?

We offer a self-guided tour with a detailed guide book, expect to spend between 30 and 45 minutes on the tour. Pre-booked, guided tours for groups of 10 or more are €6 per person and can be tailored for time and content. Contact us to book a tour.

Wheelchair accessible?

Our courtyards and gardens are wheelchair accessible but the upper floors are not.


Our guidebooks are available in French, German, Spanish and Italian.

Ross Tapestry

Information For Groups

Pre-booking is essential, contact us here

  • Coach set-down at Dean Street – just a two minute walk away
  • All groups are given a guided tour of the houses and gardens, 45 mins
  • Specialist tours available – archaeology, horticulture, architecture, genealogy and ‘behind the scenes’
  • Bespoke private tours available with the option of refreshments
  • Maximum of 30 people on each tour, with the option of splitting larger groups

Schools Visit

Information For Schools

Please see here for information about school visits.