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. It is just 30 to 40 minute’s drive from Dublin Airport. Famous around the world for its horse-racing and picturesque landscapes known as the garden of Ireland, fuelled by great people, food, shopping & places to stay.
The surrounding towns and villages offer a patchwork of visitor experiences. The quaint market towns including Maynooth, Kildare and Naas and smaller villages like Kill, Celbridge & Clane offer village life and 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 Hunt Racing Festival or International flat racing at the Curragh Racecourse to name a few. Motor racing at Mondello. To the enchanting Taste of Kildare at Christmas Kildare will keep you entertained all year round!
There is plenty for families and children of all ages to see and do in Kildare whatever the weather or location.
The county is packed full of great options for family days out, from meeting exotic animals and racing go-karts in Clonfert Pet Farm to crazy golf and zip lining at Kildare Maze. Even better, there’s fun for every member of the family at the world-renowned Irish National Stud & Japenesse Gardens, which combines the beauty and tranquillity of stunning gardens with an exciting playground, scenic forest walks and an enchanting fairy trail. Abbey Land Farms, Ireland’s leader in outdoor country pursuits, offering Clay Pigeon Shooting, an Air Rifle Range, Archery and an Equestrian Centre.
Here at the 4 star Westgrove Hotel in the beautiful village of Clane in County Kildare. Modern and elegant, the hotel offers Full Leisure Club and a relaxing bar & restaurant.
The hotel combines contemporary glamour with old world elegance so that the design of each area is always interesting. There are also lots of little seating areas to relax with a book or newspaper so that there is a style and atmosphere for everyone.
Renowned locally for the quality of food throughout all areas of this 4 Star property, guests can choose from a relaxed casual setting to a more formal opulent backdrop. Great quality food at exceptional value is the trademark, and this is carried through from the 4-course meal selection to a quick bite in the cosy Oak Bar. Sip wine, enjoy a lively night out or just for an aperitif before dinner – whatever you fancy, the Westgrove Hotel, Co. Kildare has the answer.
Once you’re here, we recommend travelling by car or guided tour to explore every corner. Or if you want to sit back, the regular train and bus network will take you to the main towns and villages.
So, what are you waiting for? Time to get Into Kildare!