Co. Kildare undoubtedly is the centrepiece of Ireland’s Ancient East. Every town and village is packed full of heritage sites, from important early Christianity monuments to interactive visitor experiences that teach history in a fun and informative way
There’s plenty to learn from Strongbow to St. Brigid to Ernest Shackleton and even Arthur Guinness are just a few of Co. Kildare’s long list of past famous residents who combine to give Co. Kildare an eclectic mix of history and heritage. Delve deeper into the past of County Kildare and expand your knowledge in the many walks, trails and attractions dedicated to our past occupants.
Have a ramble around the Historic Trails of Naas and unlock hidden treasures you may not have known about in the town of Naas Co. Kildare
A 167km walking trail following in the footsteps of 1,490 tenants forced to emigrate from Strokestown, passing through County Kildare at Kilcock, Maynooth and Leixlip.
Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre is a contemporary shopper’s paradise featuring the famous Museum of Style Icons and the unique Factory Tour.
The longest Greenway in Ireland stretching to 130km through Ireland’s Ancient East and Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. One trail, endless discoveries.
Museum housing the only permanent exhibition in the world devoted to Ernest Shackleton, the great polar explorer.
Solas Bhride (Brigid’s light/flame) is a Christian Spirituality Centre with a focus on the legacy of St. Brigid.
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.
St Brigid’s Trail follows the footsteps of one of our best loved saints through the town of Kildare and explore this mythical route to discover the legacy of St Brigid.
Straffan Antiques & Design is a family-run business with almost Three Decades of experience in the furniture business. Established in 1988, Marie’s Antiques and Pianos traded for 16 successful years […]
A unique cultural experience that celebrates the sport of hurling with lots of fun and some fantastic photo and video opportunities.
Formed in the 1950’s, the Moat Club was made to provide Naas with suitable facilities for drama and table tennis. The building of the Moat Theatre first served as a […]