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Things to do in County Kildare

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Ranked #1 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Gardens; Farms; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: This state-owned commercial stud farm also incorporates the world famous Japanese Gardens and wild Irish St Fiachra's Garden... more » Owner description: This state-owned commercial stud farm also incorporates the world famous Japanese Gardens and wild Irish St Fiachra's Garden as well as the Irish Horse Museum, Living Legend's, Gift Shop and restuarant. It is also home to some of Ireland's most famous racehorses. « less
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Ranked #2 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural

Castletown House is one of Ireland's best kept secrets. Located just minutes from the M50, on the N4/M4 Galway/Sligo road and connected to Dublin City Centre Bus Routes via the... more »

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K Club Golf Club (Straffan)
Ranked #3 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
One of Ireland's most famous golf clubs, the K Club features two courses, North and South, both designed by Arnold Palmer.
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Ranked #4 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Specialty Museums; Landmarks
Owner description: The Newbridge Silverware Visitor is ranked in the top 5 attractions in Ireland. It features the flagship Showrooms, the world... more » Owner description: The Newbridge Silverware Visitor is ranked in the top 5 attractions in Ireland. It features the flagship Showrooms, the world renowned Museum of Style Icons and the award winning Silver Restaurant. The Craft Workshop where for decades the team have been creating whole ranges of cutlery and jewellery is adjacent to the Showrooms.The Museum of Style Icons is a permanent exhibition of garments and memorabillia from the collections of the worlds greatest stars including: Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Princess Diana, Michael Jackson and many more.The Visitor Centre is open 7 days and entry is free. « less
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Ranked #5 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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Ranked #6 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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Ranked #7 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Museums
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Ranked #8 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
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Ranked #9 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Race Car Tracks; Sports
Owner description: Mondello Park is Ireland's only permanent International motorsport venue. The circuit is situated in Co. Kildare just 40km... more » Owner description: Mondello Park is Ireland's only permanent International motorsport venue. The circuit is situated in Co. Kildare just 40km from Ireland's Capital City, Dublin.The circuit celebrated 40 years of operation in May 2008 and in that time has grown from a humble 1.28Km (0.8 Mile) circuit to a 3.5Km (2.4 Mile) FIA licenced International race track.Mondello Park also runs specialist driving training courses such as Advanced Car Control etc, as well as Corporate Activities including The Porsche Supercar Experience, The 4x4 Experience and the Motor Racing Experience. « less
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Ranked #10 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Owner description: Ireland's newest entertainment centre located in Celbridge just off the M4 only 5 minutes from Liffey Valley. Base is the... more » Owner description: Ireland's newest entertainment centre located in Celbridge just off the M4 only 5 minutes from Liffey Valley. Base is the complete entertainment venue measuring a MASSIVE 40,000 sq. Ft in size! Featuring a huge Soft Play area, Space Bumpers, 8 Lane Bowling Alley, Laser Maze, Irelands first Simxperience motion 3D racing simulator's and many more exciting amusements there is something for all ages, all under the one roof. Enjoy a tasty, quality snack or have a family meal in one of 3 food outlets during your visit to remember in BASE. BASE Entertainment Centre is perfect for your family outing, birthday party, Stag and Hen nights or Corporate outing. Not even the weather can spoil your event here at BASE. With free parking and free Wifi, BASE is an experience not to be missed. « less
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Ranked #11 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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Ranked #12 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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Ranked #13 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
This 1,200-year-old high cross is a great example of Celtic stone carving.
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Ranked #14 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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Ranked #15 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusements
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Ranked #16 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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Maynooth Castle (Maynooth)
Ranked #17 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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Ranked #18 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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Ranked #19 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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Ranked #20 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Steam Museum (Straffan)
Ranked #21 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #22 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
Owner description: Located in the restored Market House opposite St Brigids Cathedral in the medieval Town of Kildare. The Centre hosts a... more » Owner description: Located in the restored Market House opposite St Brigids Cathedral in the medieval Town of Kildare. The Centre hosts a multimedia display that tells the story of this Historic Town. It is also an offical Tourism Office that can assist visitors to the town and region.The Centre includes a small sovenir shop where people can buy local books, crafts & sovenirs. Entrance is Free « less
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Ranked #23 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Horse Tracks; Sports
Owner description: The Curragh is Ireland's premier international horse racing venue staging all 5 Irish classic races including the Budweiser... more » Owner description: The Curragh is Ireland's premier international horse racing venue staging all 5 Irish classic races including the Budweiser Irish Derby. Located in County Kildare and less than one hour by car from Dublin City Centre, the Curragh stages 19 race meetings from March to October. The racecourse features a variety of bars and restaurants, together with a range of facilities for kids. « less
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Ranked #24 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Theaters; Performances
Owner description: Located just off the M7 motorway, 40 minutes from Dublin City, Riverbank Arts Centre is lively, atmospheric and convenient, a... more » Owner description: Located just off the M7 motorway, 40 minutes from Dublin City, Riverbank Arts Centre is lively, atmospheric and convenient, a high quality venue which caters for a range of interests and age groups. From theatre, music and comedy to children's events and cinema, Riverbank Arts Centre provides an intimate setting for a broad variety of shows. CaToCà café at the Riverbank Arts Centre offers lunch and afternoon tea daily, from 9.00am (except Sundays). If you want a full meal or a quick snack, or one of our delicious home made desserts and a gourmet coffee, this is the place to go. Come for the arts and theatre and stay for the food! The Riverbank Arts Centre has full facilities for the disabled, including increased seating capacity for wheelchair users. Designated parking spaces are located to the rear of the building, and beside the wheelchair ramp, at the side of the building.Limited on street parking is available in the vicinity of the theatre. Patrons are asked to comply with the parking restrictions in the area. The centre will be used to foster a wider appreciation of Kildare's historical, archaeological and cultural heritage and to encourage a sense or responsibility for the care of Kildare's heritage and environment. A professional research service is provided to members of the public both at home and abroad - often the first connection that many people make with Ireland. « less
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Ranked #25 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Rye River (Maynooth)
Ranked #26 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Ranked #27 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
Fun Factory (Naas)
Ranked #28 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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Wonderful Barn (Leixlip)
Ranked #29 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Jungle Den (Naas)
Ranked #30 of 46 attractions in County Kildare
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