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 – Kildare will keep you entertained all year round!
So, what are you waiting for? Time to get Into Kildare!
Take a relaxing cruise through the Kildare countryside on a traditional canal barge and discover the stories of the waterways.
Leinster’s largest hedge maze is a fabulous attraction located just outside Prosperous in the North Kildare countryside.
Working stud farm that is home to the renowned Japanese Gardens, St Fiachra’s Garden and Living Legends.
Enjoy luxury open-air shopping at Kildare Village, complete with 100 boutiques offering remarkable savings.
Located on the site where St Brigid the patron of Kildare founded a monastery in 480AD. Visitors can view the 750 year old cathedral and climb the Round Tower the highest in Ireland with public access.
A unique mix of heritage, woodland walks, biodiversity, peatlands, beautiful gardens, train trips, pet farm, fairy village and more.