Kilkenny City Stag Do Guide

For a fantastic stag break away they’ll never forget, take your stag party group to Kilkenny city in county Kilkenny! Located on the edge of the River Nore, this medieval city offers the best of old and new. There are plenty of exhilarating stag day activities to do in the area, lots of great accommodation to suit every stag do budget, fantastic restaurants and of course, a trendy nightlife!

Your stags have plenty of lavish three and four star hotels to choose from in Kilkenny city and the surrounding area. Several also have an adjacent spa and leisure centre where you boys can relax and enjoy some invigorating treatments. For the stag party group that prefer to keep things simple, there are lots of self catering apartments, houses and cottages in the area, ranging from three to five stars as well as lots of welcoming guesthouses and B&Bs. There are even some highly recommended camping and caravan parks close to Kilkenny city for the lads that like staying in touch with nature!

After settling in, get your stag party goers to go to a nearby adventure centre in Bennettsbridge where they offer great stag day packages that include activities like rock climbing, abseiling, a high ropes course, zip line, shooting and much more. It’s a great spot to get the adrenaline flowing.

If your stags want to keep that adrenaline flowing, take them to a quad biking location only ten minutes drive from Kilkenny city. Get ready to be splattered with mud as your stags race each other around the countryside track, it’s a guaranteed exciting few hours!

If your stag do goers enjoy water activities, take them along the coast of county Kilkenny to enjoy stag day activities like sea kayaking, sailing, surfing, wind surfing and much more! Hopefully the sun might come out and stay out long enough for your stags to work on their tans before the big stag night out on the town!

There are several magnificent golf clubs in the Kilkenny countryside if your stags want to play a few rounds of golf with each other. With picturesque views and an excellent club bar and restaurant, your stag party lads could very enjoy a whole afternoon at one of them.

There can be no such thing as boredom if you choose to celebrate your stag party in and around Kilkenny city!


Stag Night Kilkenny City

When your stags are dressed up and ready to get something to eat, there might be difficulty in deciding where to go! There’s a wide range of cuisine styles on offer; from Italian to French, Indian to Mexican, Chinese to Irish, there’s something to suit even the fussiest of taste buds! Kilkenny city also has some excellent specialty seafood and steak restaurants.

The perfect way to settle into the partying mode after a meal might be to take your stag party group on a tour around some of the city’s many live music bars. With music ranging from traditional Irish sessions to hard rock, there’ll be something for every type of stag party! For the stags that prefer less intense surrounding, there are several quaint wine and cocktail bars to sit in and enjoy a good banter with your fellow stags.

Later on in the night, why not bring your stag do celebrations to one of Kilkenny cities hottest nightclubs? With classy interiors, several specialty bars, a huge beer garden, great DJs and most importantly, fantastic music, your stags might never want to leave this intense party scene!


Kilkenny Stag Do Ideas

After a tasty Irish breakfast to help waken up those weary stag heads, get them out and about Kilkenny city to take in the beautiful surroundings. Bursting with great shops and places of interest, it will no doubt entertain your boys for a few hours!

Afterwards, why not enjoy a stag lunch in one of the city’s delicious cafes or restaurants and perhaps in the afternoon, take your stag party group to a fantastic bowling complex in Kilkenny city. Knock over and few pins have a few drinks in the interior bar and enjoy a bit of light-hearted easygoing fun!

If your stags want to inhale a bit of fresh Kilkenny air, bring them on a walking or cycling trail around the countryside and coastline to revive them. Stop along the way to take a few stag group photos for your lads to take home as souvenirs of an excellent break away.

This is the perfect place to bring your stag party celebrations, so get booking!


Kilkenny City Facts

The Irish spelling of Kilkenny is ‘Chill Chainnigh’ and its literal translation means ‘Church of Kenneth’.

The world famous legendary chess player, the late James Mason, was born in Kilkenny,