Things to see and do - Kildare
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Kildare Travel guide
Kildare : Michelin's recommendations
This small cathedral town, which has the same name as the county, developed around one of the few convents of the Celtic era, founded in the 5C by Saint Brigide and Saint Conleth.
Tourist attractions Kildare : Things to see and do
Lord Wavertree, a rich Scottish brewer, decided to breed horses in Tully in 1900. In 1915, it became the British National Stud before it was handed over to the Irish Government in 1943. The stallion stables, with their lantern roofs, were built in th..
The main garden depicts the tribulations of human life, from the Gate of Oblivion and the Cave of Birth to the Hill of Ambition and the Well of Wisdom, via the Bridges of Engagement and Marriage. The exit is through the Gateway to Eternity, which sin..
The first great Palladian mansion to be built in Ireland (1722), Castletown House faces south over the Liffey Valley towards the Wicklow Mountains. The central building (13 bays), was designed by the Florentine Alessandro Galilei (1691-1737) and is c..
Dublin Road IRL - Athy
The Clanard Court Hotel is situated in Athy, Kildare, just a 10-minute walk from Athy Train Station. It offers spacious rooms with free internet access, a brasserie and free parking. Rooms at the Clanard Hotel have bathrooms with baths, power shower..
Newbridge Road IRL - Naas
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Monaghans Harbour Hotel is in the centre of Naas, just one mile from Naas Racecourse. The family-run hotel has a restaurant and rooms with en suite bathrooms and Satellite TVs. Bedrooms at Monaghans are individually designed and have baths and showe..
Ballymany IRL - Newbridge
Situated in Newbridge Town, just 30 minutes from Dublin City, the Keadeen Hotel offers free Wi-Fi, a lounge bar, a restaurant, a leisure centre and a spa. The hotel’s AA Award Winning restaurant, Derby, serves fine food and the Club Bar and Lounge w..
Kilcullen Rd IRL - Naas
IRL - Two Mile House
Smart restaurant in a small village, boasting a pubby locals bar and leather-furnished dining room with a subtle brasserie feel. Decide between two menus: a two-choice set selection or a complex, ambitious à la carte with a Gallic twist.
The Harbour IRL - Naas
A smart modern bistro with a great terrace overlooking the old harbour. The keenly priced menu of carefully cooked, fully flavoured Gallic dishes will evoke memories of holidays in France; save room for 'Les Mini Desserts'.
Main St IRL - Kilcullen
A 'proper' bar with a long wooden counter and a flagged floor; albeit one with a boutique colour scheme! The experienced chef offers a wide range of dishes, from pie of the day to grilled salmon, followed by tasty homemade puddings.
Kilcullen Rd IRL - Naas
Market Sq IRL - Kildare
Have a local artisan beer in the snug open-fired bar or kick things off with a gin tasting board; then move on to tasty, well-prepared dishes with modern twists in the small restaurant with its large mirrors and exposed brick walls.