Towns in Kildare


County Kildare Official Site

The Steam Museum - with links to The Lodge Park Walled Garden

County Kildare Hotels

Racing at the Curragh, Punchestown and Naas takes place all year with some of the best meetings in the County Kildare racing calendar, including the Irish Derby in June.

If the horses are too tame for you, plan your trip around a visit to Mondello Park, Ireland's only international motor racing venue.

For those who wish to relax and restore the soul, County Kildare has excellent angling and walking paths.

The South Kildare Heritage Trail will take you past Ireland's historic past with its castles, high crosses and churches, and a trip to the Boyne Valley will take you even further back.

There you can visit Newgrange, a Neolithic Ritual Centre and Passage Tomb with architectural links to the pre-historic maritime peoples of Portugal, Northern Spain, Brittany and Denmark who lived in Ireland 5,000 years ago.

Newgrange has passage tombs filled with spiral art and images of the human face.

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The Westgrove HotelWestgrove Hotel

This Kildare Hotel which nestles in the County Kildare village of Clane, is a mere 10 minutes from the M4 and Maynooth and the M7 and Naas.

Easily accessible to all local Kildare amenities such as Punchestown, Mondello, Straffan, Naas, Kildare Shopping Village Outlet Centre and the Curragh, the 4 star Westgrove Hotel Kildare provides the perfect haven for the leisure or business traveller.

Boasting 99 well appointed bedrooms, including deluxe rooms, executive apartments and an array of suites as well as an extensive conference centre that is filled with natural daylight.

Your event need is catered for at the Westgrove Hotel, Kildare where a genuinely warm welcome awaits you.

Killashee House Hotel, KildareKillashee House Hotel

This majestic Victorian Manor house, dating back to 1861, evokes an image of bygone days, a time in our history when appreciating the finer things was considered an art form. From the hotels beautifully appointed guestrooms to the indulgent services offered by the Country Club, there is much to pamper you and much to experience.

Killashee House Hotel is set amidst 80 acres of manicured gardens and woodland, with magnificent views over the Wicklow Mountains and Kildare countryside.