Explore, Learn, Discover at Castlecomer Discovery Park

With over 80 acres of beautiful woodland, two lakes, a river and imaginative indoor spaces Castlecomer Discovery Park has all you need for the perfect school trip!

Home to Ireland’s longest Ziplines, we have a wide range of exciting adventure activities – perfect for class bonding and team building. How about testing your balance and agility on one of our high-ropes courses? You can try your hand at Axe-Throwing or release your inner Robin Hood with Archery. Take in the sights with a Mountain Bike Lesson or enjoy Boating games on the picturesque Upper Lake. Problem-solve and work as a group with Team Challenges or try to construct a giant working Catapult!

Did you know we are a social-community enterprise, operating on a not-for-profit basis? Learn more about our organisation with an Enterprise Case Study Day. Our active, hands-on educational activities reflect curriculum areas and meet both student and teacher needs. Other educational activities include:

• Ecology Field Studies (Junior & Senior Cycle)

• Woodland Maths and Numeracy Trail

• Footprints in Coal Museum

• Creative Map-Making

• Orienteering & Map Reading Skills

We also offer progressive Tailored Outdoor Learning Programmes (4-8 weeks) for Transition Year students and Wellbeing Programmes for Junior Cycle.

You can mix and match any combination of adventure and educational activities. Castlecomer Discovery Park work with each school to create a tailor-made day to best suit the specific group interests and budget. We cater for the smallest classes to the largest schools with a memorable day guaranteed!