Regular Activities at Killruddery

Every day at Killruddery we have many different classes and activities going on. Many of them go on all year round even when the Gardens and House are closed. These activities include painting, hiking, and crafts. We update this page regularly with information on new and continuing activities.

Me + The Moon – Craft Workshops for Kids – Returns 31st March

Me + the Moon’s mission is to provide an uplifting experience for children in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. At Me and The Moon, creativity is encouraged and nurtured. Our workshops are coordinated by experienced professionals in a safe and structured manner. All the learning and fun is in the making.  Me + the Moon workshops will take place Saturdays 11 to 4pm and Sundays 12 to 5pm in September and October, in the Fruit Room Studio, you can also book a child’s Birthday Party with Me & the Moon at Killruddery. For more information visit them here. 


Beech Hedge Parterre 2

Mikes Hikes

Walk Killruddery estate with “Mikes Hikes”.  Get to know the tracks, trails, and vistas of this beautiful estate, while enjoying an introduction to hiking.  This is a once-a-month event – though the day may vary – and you can reserve your place for the next one, which will be scheduled on the following Meetup webpage.

Alive Outside

Alive Outside, are Ireland’s largest Outdoor Sports Events company.  Their expert Team of consultants have built up a breadth of knowledge and experience over the past sixteen years. Here at Killruddery they run the ever popular Hell and Back, they also hold summer camps for active kids, and they are partnering with us this year for some wonderful family friendly events. Find out more about them here.

Bushcraft Heath-fireFirefox Bushcraft

Visit their website for more information, of the kinds of things that Firefox will be doing on the Estate this year.


Squirrel Scramble

Squirrel’s Scramble

Squirrel’s Scramble offers exciting fun for all ages. Experience the wonderful natural forest with more than 40 different challenges on 4 different levels (1.5m to 8m) to climb, balance, slide and crawl. Zoom along zip lines through narrow passages in the woods for a thrilling adventure. For more information, bookings and opening times please visit their website.


Nordic Walking with Dairine

Group classes take place in the fields and woods of this lovely estate. Open parkland is the ideal surface for learning the technique and this is what is used here. Dairine is a qualified Nordic Walking Instructor (International Nordic Walking Association) and a keen hill walker. Classes are held at the weekends and during the week by arrangement. Please contact Dairine at 086 1936861 or  or click through here for more information.

My Ireland Tours

My Ireland Tours have been designing and operating the finest Ireland tours for all groups, interests and budgets for 29 years. Today, we continue to sell our own tours exclusively; no repackaging or reselling. So, whenever you contact our small and friendly team to ask about your vacation in Ireland, you will probably be speaking to the person who designed your tour. Every detail of your tour has been quality-checked personally by us. Proudly independent, reassuringly local.Visit for more.