Out and About around Kilkenny

Guests may relax and enjoy the lovely gardens at Blanchville House or for those who prefer to be more active, the Hard Tennis Court and Billiard & Games Room are available.

There are also numerous activities to enjoy, within easy distance of Blanchville House, such as Golf, Horse Racing, Fishing, Shooting, Walking as well as a host outlets offering Handmade Irish Crafts.

In fact at Blanchville you can chose to be as relaxed or active as you wish and we are always at hand to guide or advise you in whatever way we can.

Horse Racing Kilkenny : Stay at Blanchville House
Horse RacingGowran Park Race Course, just 5 miles from Blanchville has frequent meetings and offers both National Hunt, hurdles and flat racing.
Equestrian Centres Kilkenny : Stay at Blanchville House
Equestrian CentresWe have three very good Equestrian Centres in Kilkenny: Top Flight Equestrian Centre (8kms) | Wallslough Equestrian Centre (8kms) | Mount Juliet Equestrian Centre, Thomastown (15kms)
Fishing Kilkenny Ireland : stay at Blanchville House
Salmon Angling, Fly Fishing and Coarse FishingAll are available locally with Inchbeg Fishing School offering tuition in both fly and coarse fishing if required. The 2.5 acre Brandon Lake Coarse Fishery has been specifically designed for all year round coarse fishing with equipment/tackle, bait and guides available for hire.
Shooting and Archery Kilkenny : stay at Blanchville House © CountrysideLeisureActivityCentre.ie
Shooting & ArcheryKilkenny Countryside Leisure offers a year round range of activities including clay pigeon shooting, indoor rifle target practice, quad motor bike riding and archery.
Graiguenamanagh Eco Trail : Walking Trails around Kilkenny
Walking TrailsA signposted walk has been established on Brandon Hill, Graiguenamanagh and there are several local walking clubs who welcome visitors on informal walks in the area.
Good Food Kilkenny : © TasteKilkenny.ie
Good FoodGuests may partake of dinner at Blanchville House, by prior arrangement. Kilkenny is something of a gourmet centre for the discerning diner and food connoisseur.

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