Castle Yard

Castle Yard, Kilkenny
GPS coordinates: N52.64957 W7.24966

Castle Yard is owned by Kilkenny Civic Trust and is home to a number of thriving craft and design businesses where it is possible to watch skilled craftspeople at work.

Entrance to the Yard is through an arched gateway spanned by the Kilkenny Design Centre and is also home to the National Craft Gallery.

Situated in the heart of the city, the Castle Yard forms a natural and scenic link from Kilkenny Castle itself, to the beautifully-restored walled garden of Butler House, the Georgian Dower House of the Castle.

For the first time this year - this eighteenth-century Castle Yard will be included in our Secret Garden music series.


This venue is wheelchair friendly.


There is no parking available at this venue. Please use nearby Ormonde Street car park.

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