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Dunmore Cave

Castlecomer Road | Ballyfoyle, Ireland
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Kilkenny City, Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough Day Trip from Dublin
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This subterranean system consists of a series of chambers formed over millions of years.
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Castlecomer Road | Ballyfoyle, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit here was made very enjoyable by the guide, he's quite a character and extremely good at passing on his knowledge of the caves and indeed caving in general.

Thank tonyb8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting visit to these caves. Guide obviously knew his job with clear and concise facts . The caves are below ground rather than set into a hill so you need to go down a large number of steps and some may find this difficult...More

Thank Snowey666
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a good experience for all of us. We brought the two girls 7 and 8 and they had a ball and loved it. Our guide was lovely she was very knowledgeable and funny. The steps were a good work out and tired out the...More

Thank Maeve O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here recently with my partner and really enjoyed the whole experience! It was free as part of heritage week I think but only €5per adult anyway so very reasonable! The tour guide was amazing an older man has been working there for 12 years...More

Thank Chloe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our b & b host recommended the Dunmore Caves as a fun, quick excursion a little outside Kilkenny. What we found completely exceeded our expectations! The caves have a great (albeit violent) history. Best of all was our tour guide (Michael K), who had wonderful...More

Thank Cassie Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was very interesting to hear about the history of this cave. Great tour guide who shared a lot about the cave!

Thank joeyjacker95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit steeped in history. Guided tour recommended as very informative guides, kids loved it. Not for people with walking difficulties as hundreds of steps going down into cave.

Thank tracy g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Altho I've seen far larger caverns, this was an interesting side trip. There are 3 large chambers, and the farthest back has evidence of a Viking massacre of locals around 900 AD. Good introductory video, and small exhibit hall explaining use of early coins, jewelry...More

Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a short but excellent trip We have a five year old and a 2 year old (almost 3). They really enjoyed the whole experience and lasted the 350 steps down easily. The adults really enjoyed it too. Our children made it back up...More

Thank GPCarlo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a school group of 2 adults and 4 children here today.It only cost 13 euros and was amazing.Our guide Peter was great fun and all our children listened carefully to what he had to say. The highlight was when Peter turned the lights...More

Thank mizellapg
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24 July 2015|
Response from Jackothy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I went in a party with a couple who'd brought their young children along (3 and 7). The children loved it but the youngest had to be carried up a lot of steps, so you'd need to be physically very fit to manage. The guide... More