Family Campsites Ireland
Just outside Bennetsbridge and only 15 mins drive from Kilkeeny town Nore Valley is one of the best family campsites Ireland. A Quiet family run park in a peaceful rural setting which is personally supervised at all times. A high standard of cleanliness is a priority throughout the site and amenities, with no noise or socializing after midnight.
Free showers and hot water. Situated in an open farm, patrons have free access to the farm and children are encouraged to assist in animal feeding. Delicious home baked food is also available. Bread, scones, tarts, biscuits, pizza, quiche and Take away continental breakfast.
Open dates: 01 March to 31 October
Wooden Lodges to Rent
The Wooden Lodges are furnished with bed linen for each of the beds, chairs, storage and a TV with all of the saorview channels. There are no cooking or sanitary facilities in them, but patrons have access to the toilets and showers on the campsite, along with the new campers kitchen which is equipped with 2 Four-burner gas hobs, a kettle and a toaster and a microwave. Patrons are encouraged to bring the own cutlery and crockery, but there is an option to rent some for €10. Patrons also have access to the pet farm and bottle feeding times. Booking Deposit of €100 is required on week stays and €30 on short stays.
Price Range: From €45 per night for 3 Berth (price at time of writing)
Mobile Homes to Rent
There is four mobile homes located on site. Two 6-berth mobiles and two 8-berth mobiles. Duvets and Pillows with covers are provided, but patrons need to bring their own sheets, towels and tea-towels. Each mobile home is equipped with a TV with all the saorview channels, along with all the basic cooking equipment, which includes oven, gas rings, kettle, fridge, crockery and cutlery. There are picnic tables located outside each of the mobile homes. Weekly booking require a deposit of €150 and shorter stays a deposit of €75. Full payment is due on arrival and deposit returned on departure after mobile has been checked. Full refund of deposits is available only until two weeks prior to date of arrival. Type E – All Mobiles are over 7 years old. All mobiles are fully functional and well maintained.
Price Range: From €55 per night – 6 Berth (price at time of writing)
Family Fun Activities on Site
Nore Valley Park has operated as a pet farm and caravan park since 1989 and attracts many families and groups each year. There are a whole variety of animals to see and enjoy. Baby kids and lambs are bottle fed and rabbits can be handled. As well as animals to see there is a playground, sandpit with diggers, straw play area and Giant chess.
Specializing in family activities: crazy golf, pedal go-karts, indoor 3D maze, trailer rides, poolroom and fly fishing (extra charge). River walk through farm and woodland. Dogs accepted on lead only and not longer than 2 metres.
Family Fun Activities Nearby
Castlecomer Discovery Park – 32.8 Km – 34 mins drive
Two for Tots
Bennettsbridge Community Playground – 4.2 Km – 6 mins drive
Castlecomer Discovery Park Fairy Walk- 32.8 Km – 34 mins drive
The National Reptile Zoo- 14 Km – 17 mins drive
Dunmore Caves- 23 Km – 26 mins drive
Ballybur Castle- 15Km – 19 mins drive
Gairdin An Ghorta Knocktopher – 10.8Km – 13 mins drive
FREE Family Fun Activities on Site
Kilkenny Castle Gardens and Playgrounds- 11.8 Km – 14 mins drive
Castleinch Venue and Market – 16.1 Km – 18 mins drive
Rainy Day Family Fun Activities
The Playstation – 16 Km – 13 mins drive
Walk In Art Studio – 13 Km – 16 mins drive
The park has won Failte Ireland/ICC awards in 1999/2000/2002/2003. Winner of 2008 Award for Best Family Friendly Park