Aspect Hotel Kilkenny is perfect for families with children of all ages. We'd love to welcome your little ones to our hotel and are delighted to offer them FREE accommodation when they share a room with adults. We can accommodate up to 2 children per room in roll away beds or cots, up to age 12 at no extra charge. Children just pay for meals taken.

Rueben's restaurant has a great children's menu available with everything from baby bowls to pasta primavera and chocolate brownies! The restaurant has ample supply of high chairs, and the public bathrooms are fitted with a baby changing unit.

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Family Activities and places to visit

Kilkenny is a very family friendly place. It's compact city centre is easy on little legs, and when you need a pit stop, there are plenty of cafés and child friendly restaurants where you can kick back and relax. We know you won't want to spend all your time in the hotel, so here are some great ideas to ensure you have a fun filled holiday, with lots of happy memories!

The Watershed

Fantastic family fun at the Watershed Kilkenny, kids will love the fun pool!

Nore Valley Park

This traditional farm has operated since 1989 and is a real favourite with the younger members of the family. Children can bottle feed baby kids and lambs, and can handle baby rabbits.There are a whole variety of animals to see and enjoy. For the more active children, they can enjoy the fun playground, sandpit with mini digger, straw play area and giant chess.

K Bowl Ten Pin Bowling

Located in McDonagh Junction Shopping Centre - Show your room card and receive 1 hour bowling for €20(covers up to 6 people).

Kiltorcan Kart Racing

Experience the exhilaration of kart racing against your friends on the 1km super smooth track. In addition to organising events for groups of 10 or more people Kiltorcan have 15 or 30 minute sessions for individuals and smaller groups. Kiltorcan is approximately 20 minutes drive south from the hotel.

Warrington Top Flight Equestrian Centre

Located off the Bennetsbridge Road, Warrington has excellent facilities, horses and ponies making it suitable for every level of rider. The centre includes both indoor and outdoor arenas and a cross country course along the river bank with a variety of obstacles.

Reptile Zoo

Home to over 50 species including alligators, pythons, geckos and chameleons. Get close up and find out what a snake really feels like in the demonstration area. The Reptile Village Conservation Zoo is about 12km from Kilkenny City.

Tynan Walking Tours

The leisurely stroll involves the hero's and the villains of Kilkenny's chequered past, while you explore the streets, lanes and stories of Kilkenny City.

Kilkenny Cycling Tours

Explore the historic and cultural sites of Kilkenny by bike. The tours are relatively gentle and suitable for most levels of fitness and ages.

Jerpoint Park

History and heritage surrounds you in Jerpoint Park, where you can trace back to the footsteps of a 12th century medieval town. Enjoy super fishing with wild salmon and brown trout. Take the kiddies on a pony trek, and relax over lunch in our tea rooms. Guests of Aspect Hotel Kilkenny enjoy 10% off the admission price.