Something for Everyone

Whether you are a culture vulture, a fashionista, a foodie, a business traveller or just fond of a flutter on the horses - Kildare promises to surprise and impress with everything it has to offer.


Put on your walking shoes for a leisurely stroll around the well-manicured gardens of Kildare's historic estates' or take to the water on a scenic canal barge journey - you decide. Kildare boasts an impressive array of Georgian and Victorian gardens including Burtown House, Ballindoolin House, Coolcarrigan Gardens and if you want to go back to Biblical times head to Maynooth College Bi-centenary Gardens where only those plants mentioned in the Bible make an appearance! Barge day trips are available if you opt to take in the sights from the water - and you can also choose to take the helm with or put your feet up and let someone else do all the work with Barrowline Cruisers.



Fancy bedding down in 4 or 5 star luxury? Overnighting in a castle? Or maybe you crave a secluded cottage with an open fire? It's all on offer in Kildare. The 5 star K Club, venue to the Ryder Cup in 2006, offers sumptuous suites and spa facilities.



Relax in the welcoming atmosphere as you sample our local produce in our award-winning restaurants, lavish dining rooms and great houses, gourmet cafes and our many Farmers Markets.



Kildare Village Outlet offers one of the best fashion experiences in the country with up to 60% off top labels such as DKNY, Hugo Boss and Cath Kidston. If you are looking for an iconic shopping experience then a visit to the Newbridge Silverware is a must with its world-renowned Museum of Style Icons and splendid retail Showrooms.



Choose to do nothing or everything, it's up to you. If you prefer a spot of laidback indulgence, the best spas in the country are here and offer a range of treatments to suit every budget. Perhaps you are searching for a more spiritual experience - if so, explore the legacy of St Brigid of Kildare, the peacemaker, at the Solas Bhride (St Brigid) Centre which holds meditation and reflection meetings to people of all faiths or no faith.

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