Welcome to the official tourism site of County Kildare where you can search for things to do and find out what’s on, as well as getting inspiration for your visit to this fantastic region.
A glorious blend of old and new; Kildare is one of the most exciting places to visit in Ireland where everybody and anybody is very warmly welcomed. Famous around the world for its horse-racing and picturesque landscapes, fuelled by great people, food, shopping & places to stay.
The surrounding towns and villages offer a patch-work of visitor experiences including quaint market towns, traditional pubs and beautiful green spaces and waterways to be explored on foot or bike.
Furthermore, a packed calendar of world-class events and festivals – from the landmark Punchestown Festival to the enchanting Taste of Kildare at Christmas 2021 – Kildare will keep you entertained all year round!
So, what are you waiting for? Time to get Into Kildare!
Leinster’s largest hedge maze is a fabulous attraction located just outside Prosperous in the North Kildare countryside.
A unique mix of heritage, woodland walks, biodiversity, peatlands, beautiful gardens, train trips, pet farm, fairy village and more.
The home of Irish Jump Racing and hosts to the famous five-day Punchestown Festival. A world class event venue.
Working stud farm that is home to the renowned Japanese Gardens, St Fiachra’s Garden and Living Legends.
A family friendly open farm experience, where you will see a wide variety of farm animals in a natural and relaxed setting.
Enjoy luxury open-air shopping at Kildare Village, complete with 100 boutiques offering remarkable savings.
A fantastic fun-filled day out for families with a wide variety of activities including guided tours and hands-on farming fun.
Ireland’s premier international flat horse racing venue and one of the most iconic sporting venues in the world.
Take a relaxing cruise through the Kildare countryside on a traditional canal barge and discover the stories of the waterways.
Burtown House in Co. Kildare is an early Georgian House near Athy, with a charming 10 acre garden open to the public.
Experience the splendour of Castletown House and parklands, a Palladian mansion in County Kildare.