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Special guests enjoying life at Newpark Hotel

As we experience these unprecedented times during the  lockdown which saw no guests in the hotel, for a time, we decided to open our doors to our friendly farm animals and let them sample the hotel's warm hospitality.

Special guests enjoying life at Kilkenny hotel amid coronavirus restrictions

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For those planning their big day in 2022, the Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny has the 'Ultimate' package to ensure that you and your partner experience a day that you'll never forget.

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‘Brides of Kilkenny’ bridal magazine launched

We were delighted to recently announced the launch of our dedicated wedding magazine entitled ‘Brides of Kilkenny’ providing everything you need to know to plan your big wedding day at the Newpark Hotel.

The magazine will be jam-packed with articles with the hotel’s carefully selected wedding suppliers such as florists, bridal wear, local photographers, bakeries and much more!

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Spooky Surprise at Georgina Campbell’s ‘Family Friendly Hotel of the Year’

Recently named Georgina Campbell’s ‘Family Friendly Hotel of the Year’, Kilkenny’s Newpark Hotel has added a spooky surprise for residents to its Halloween Breaks.

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Georgina Campbell’s ‘Family Friendly Hotel of the Year’ 2020

Kilkenny’s Newpark Hotel has been awarded the title of ‘Family Friendly Hotel of the Year’ by celebrated food and travel writer Georgina Campbell.

The annual Georgina Campbell Irish Food & Hospitality Awards, now in its 21st year, were announced on Saturday, 15th September, and recognise the achievements of those in the tourism and hospitality industry.

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Jurassic Newpark new and improved!!

We have been hard at work creating an amazing interactive experience for all the family to enjoy! 🦕 🦖
We have a new and improved Jurassic Newpark with even more activities, including our Fossil Dig Site.

Featuring twelve life-size, moving dinosaurs, you will come face to face with some of the mightiest beasts to have ever lived.

Hear the roar of the Tyrannosaurus, see the size of the Brachiosaurus and marvel at the cunning of the Velociraptor. Alongside our prehistoric pals, you will get to meet many modern-day farm animals, from lovable llamas to incredible Emus!



 Spending a Day in Kilkenny

We have put together a range of activities for everyone to enjoy in Kilkenny, whether that is enjoying a walk around Kilkenny Castle and Parklands or going on an action packed day at Castlecomer Discovery Park. 

There are also food and beverage recommendations and overnight stay offers if you wish to extend your day in Kilkenny!



Tips for Travelling to County Kilkenny

At the Newpark Hotel, we have created a guide for when travelling to Kilkenny to help you perfectly plan your time in the city and make the most out of your stay.

This guide includes things to do, how to get around, what to pack for your stay, dining in Kilkenny, accommodation in Kilkenny and more.