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 and Polish. There is also a guide-sheet for children in English.

Pre-booked guided tours are available in English and German.

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

Information For Schools

Please see here for information about school visits.