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Kildare - Things to do

County Kildare, home to equestrian in Ireland, borders the west of Dublin and is full of green pastures and large open grasslands, broken occasionally with trees and rolling hills. County Kildare offers plenty to do and see for the whole family, while enjoying a relaxing hotel at the luxurious The K Club Hotel and Spa. Towns in Kildare include Naas, Newbridge, Clane, Maynooth which is a university town, Athy and Celbridge.

The K Club is situated just outside the village of Straffan between the N4 Maynooth turn off to the West of Ireland and the N7 Naas road to Cork or Limerick.

Things to do and see in County Kildare

Kildare Town Walking Tour
Learn about the mythology of Fionn Mac Cumhaill and St. Brigid, the patroness of the Gaels. Key stops along the route include St. Brigid’s Cathedral, a Norman Tower House, the site of the Turf Club and a 12th Century Franciscan Abbey.

Motor Racing
Take a trip to Mondello Park near Naas, Ireland's only international motor racing circuit. Motor sport enthusiasts can watch some of the most exciting cars manufactured today race on the challenging Mondello circuit.

Kildare Shopping Village
Kildare shopping village is the ideal location for finding that perfect gift or ideal outfit with all the top brands an labels found all under one roof.

The Japanese Gardens
These Japanese Gardens are internationally renowned and known as one of the finest examples of Japanese Gardens in Europe.

The National Stud
Situated alongside the Japanese Gardens, the world famous National Stud is a must for all bloodstock followers. The Stud consists of 958 acres of land and there are 288 horses in the form of mares, foals and stallions. 


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The Kildare Hotel, Spa and Country Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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