The Curragh Racecourse
For those who enjoy seeing the best racehorses and horsemen in the world doing what they do best on a glorious stage then a visit to the Curragh Racecourse is a must. This racecourse, steeped in tradition, is where the Five Classic races are held including The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.The Curragh is also the largest horse training centre in Ireland . The surrounding area is home to thousands of racehorses in training yards and stud farms. When it comes to accommodation near Curragh Racecourse Kildare House Hotel is situated just an 8 minute drive from this famous racecourse.
The Irish National Stud & Gardens
The Irish National Stud & Gardens is an ideal family trip from a number of locations in Ireland with it being only 45 minutes from Dublin City, one hour from Waterford, and two hours from both Cork and Galway. If you are looking for hotels near the Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens this famous attraction is approximately 2.5 miles from Kildare House Hotel.
The Gardens were laid out by Japanese master horticulturist Tassa Eida and his son Minoru. Their aim was, through trees, plants, flowers, lawns, rocks and water, to symbolise the "Life of Man”.
Kildare Village Outlet Shopping
If you are looking for hotels near Kildare Village, Kildare House Hotel is located just a 5 minute walk from Kildare Village Outlet Shopping. The Village is located at exit 13 off the M7 less than an hour's drive from Dublin Airport and Dublin city centre on the motorway linking Dublin and Limerick.
Newbridge Silverware Museum of Style Icons
The Newbridge Silverware Museum has copious collections and artifacts from the world of cinema and Hollywood stars. The collection includes artifacts from Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly to name a few.
There is a dress from Breakfast at Tiffany's Audrey Hepburns most famous role. The museum has been named in the top five free tourist attractions in Ireland. In addition to the astonishing long-term collection, the Museum of Style Icons often showcases visiting exhibitions from around the world!
Golfing in Kildare
Kildare is known as Ryder Cup County! Some of Irelands best golf courses are dotted around the county of Kildare. There is so much choice there is something for the amateur to the pro. From the infamous Ryder Cup K Club, Smurfit Course that cemented Kildare’s position in the hall of fame of the great golfing destinations of the world to the Irish Open Carton House, O'Meara and Montgomerie courses as well as one of Ireland’s oldest courses, The Curragh, dating from 1852.
The infamous Irish Tayto crisp has opened it's very own theme park. Teh park is filled with a large playground, zoo, zip wire, rock-climbing walls and much more.
It is the perfect day out for all the family. In 2015 the park will open Europes biggest wooden rollercoaster. Visitors can also visit the tayto factory to see how the delicious potatoes turn into the crisps we love so much!
For hotels near Punchestown Racecourse, the Kildare House Hotel is located just a 10 minute drive away. Punchestown is home to some of the country’s major racing festivals as well as some of the finest racing in the world.