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castlecomer IR 2
Nikon D90 with IR720 Infra-red filter on a 50mm f1.4 lens
Castlecomer discovery park, County Kilkenny
Landscape photography: Nigel Borrington

Another Infra-red image from the Discovery park, Castlecomer, County Kilkenny.

Castlecomer discovery park – Co Kilkenny

castlecomer Discovery park, woodland walks

castlecomer Discovery park, woodland walks and fishing lakes

Explore Woodlands & Lake fishing in Castlecomer

Castlecomer Discovery Park grounds consist of 30 hectares (80 acres) of mixed woodland on the banks of the River Deen which were once part of the old Wandesforde Estate.

There are 6km of themed woodland walks centred on our two rainbow trout angling lakes.

The three main walking routes are colour coded and signposted and there are also a number of interconnecting paths.

The woodlands also play host to a number of wooden sculptures.

These were created on-site in September 1999 by a number of Irish and International artists working with the natural materials of the area.

castlecomer Discovery park Sculpture

Castlecomer Discovery park, Sculpture - Nigel Borrington

Twelve sculptures were created within the woodland, designed to blend in with and complement their surroundings and five of these now remain. They can be found scattered throughout the woodlands.

A stone sculpture located in the parkland beside the river is a replica of a culm grinder, which would have been used to grind coal dust to a fine powder.

Picnic tables are located in the parkland by the river’s edge close to the car park and children’s playground and there are also a number of more secluded picnic spots located along the woodland walks

Ref : Castlecomer Discovery park

Kilkenny landscape photography by, Kilkenny photographer : Nigel Borrington