The scenery in Kildare is something to behold year-round. There’s no shortage of ways to get out and explore in this nature-filled mecca, so dig in and see what inspires you!
Home to some of Ireland’s most beautiful rolling countryside, Co. Kildare is a wonderful destination for those who enjoy making the most of the great outdoors. Whether you like woodland walks or picturesque riverside strolls, there’s a massive amount of choice in Co. Kildare. Plus, the open plains of The Curragh, and a relative lack of hills, means that Co. Kildare is a wonderful destination for walkers and cyclists of all ages.
In light of Covid-19 restrictions, numerous events and activities in Kildare may have been postponed or cancelled and a lot businesses and venues may be temporarily closed. We recommend you to check with relevant businesses and/or venues for latest updates.
Ireland’s leader in outdoor country pursuits, offering Clay Pigeon Shooting, an Air Rifle Range, Archery and an Equestrian Centre.
The Guinness Storehouse may be the home of the famous tipple but delve a little deeper and you will discover that its birthplace lies here in County Kildare.
Stunning boat tours on The Barrow & Grand Canal with majestic views and breath taking features.
Take a relaxing cruise through the Kildare countryside on a traditional canal barge and discover the stories of the waterways.
Enjoy an afternoon stroll, a day out or even a restful week’s holiday exploring Ireland’s loveliest river, with something of interest at every turn on this 200-year-old towpath.
One of the top natural tourist attractions in Co. Kildare celebrating the wonder and the beauty of Irish peatlands and their wildlife.
Burtown House in Co. Kildare is an early Georgian House near Athy, with a charming 10 acre garden open to the public.
Located in Maynooth, Carton House Golf offers two championship golf courses, the Montgomerie Links Golf Course and the O’Meara Parkland Golf Course.
Experience the splendour of Castletown House and parklands, a Palladian mansion in County Kildare.
Discover Celbridge and Castletown House, home to a host of interesting stories and historic buildings connect to an array of significant figures from the past.
A fantastic fun-filled day out for families with a wide variety of activities including guided tours and hands-on farming fun.
Coolcarrigan is a hidden oasis with a fantastic 15 acre garden full of rare and unusual trees and flowers.
Possibly the oldest and most extensive tract of semi-natural grassland in Europe and the site of the film ‘Braveheart’, it is a popular walking spot for locals and visitors alike.
Donadea offers a range of walks for all levels of experience, from a short 30-minute stroll around the lake to a 6km trail which takes you all around the park!
Spanning South County Kildare, discover a host of sites linked to the great polar explorer, Ernest Shackleton.
The Grand Canal Way follows pleasant grassy towpaths and tarmac canal-side roads all the way to Shannon Harbour.
Working stud farm that is home to the renowned Japanese Gardens, St Fiachra’s Garden and Living Legends.
Experience the true essence of Irish country living and wonder at the magic of fantastic sheepdogs in action.
Explore the world-famous Japanese Gardens at the Irish National Stud.
June Fest Festival brings to Newbridge the very best in Art, Theatre, Music and Family Entertainment.
Walk the Derby ‘trip’ over 12 furlongs, following in the hoofprints of the legends of Ireland’s pre-eminent horse race, The Irish Derby.
A family friendly open farm experience, where you will see a wide variety of farm animals in a natural and relaxed setting.
Kilkea Castle is home to not only one of the oldest inhabited castles in Ireland but also a championship-level golf course.
Just a short distance outside of Rathangan Village lies one of Ireland’s best kept secrets for nature!