County Kildare

What to see in County Kildare?

Check out all the places I’ve been visiting in County Kildare.

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The Grey Abbey, Co. Kildare

While visiting The Irish National Stud and Gardens I searched for some attractions located near and I found out about Three Abbeys of Kildare. Three Abbeys were established in and around Kildare Town in the 13th century, they were known as the Grey Abbey, the Black Abbey and the White Abbey. They are named after […]

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The Irish National Stud and Gardens, Co. Kildare

The horse is synonymous with Ireland and especially County Kildare which is known as the Thoroughbred County. County Kildare has The Irish National Stud & Gardens, three racecourses, the Curragh Plains, RACE Academy and the Bloodstock Agency. Based at Tully, Kildare Town, The Irish National Stud and Gardens is one of the top attraction of […]

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St. Fiachra’s Garden, Co. Kildare

In the grounds of The Irish National Stud and Gardens in County Kildare, there are two stunning gardens – the iconic Japanese Gardens and St. Fiachra’s Garden which is a essence of Ireland’s landscape natural beauty in its rawest state. St. Fiachra’s Garden was created to celebrate the Millenium at the Irish National Stud and […]

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Japanese Gardens, Co. Kildare

Recently I visited the world famous, amazing Japanese Gardens at The Irish National Stud & Gardens located in Tully, County Kildare. The Gardens are now of international renown and are acclaimed as the finest Japanese Gardens in Europe. The Irish National Stud’s Japanese Gardens were created between 1906 and 1910. They were devised by Colonel William […]

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The Old Yard, Co. Kildare

Another great spot to go for brunch/lunch in County Kildare is a place called The Old Yard. It is a renovated 18th century farmyard located in the rural Irish countryside, at Garterfarm, just outside the town of Castledermot. Castledermot in itself is a great spot for exploring. In the town you will find Castledermot Abbey […]

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The Green Barn, Co. Kildare

I recently visited Burton House for the first time and was so impressed by The Green Barn Restaurant. Burtown’s Green Barn Restaurant is a contemporary and and chic restaurant set in the historic gardens of Burtown House, in the front parkland and overlooking the walled vegetable garden. The interior design of The Green Barn is […]

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Burtown House and Gardens, Co. Kildare

The Irish historical house named Burtown House is one of two 17th century houses in County Kildare to never have been sold, and the only house that you can visit, and have guided tours by family members. It is the only original Quaker house in Ireland that can be visited that is still lived in […]

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Old Kilcullen High Crosses and Round Tower, Co. Kildare

Old Kilcullen is a significant historical site in County Kildare, outside the town of Kilcullen, just under 5 km from Newbridge and approximately 13 km from Naas. Old Kilcullen is the site of a round tower and a decorated High Cross. Another, much older, historic site, Dun Ailinne, is located approximately one kilometre away to […]

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Kildare Village, Co. Kildare

Another shopper’s paradise in County Kildare is amazing Kildare Village. Kildare Village is Ireland’s only luxury outlet shopping destination and one of 11 luxury shopping destinations in The Bicester Village Shopping Collection. The 11 Villages are located close to some of the most important cities in Western Europe and China (London, Dublin, Paris, Brussels, Frankfurt, […]

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Museum Of Style Icons (M.O.S.I.), Co. Kildare

Named one of Ireland’s top five free visitor attractions by Failte Ireland, the Museum of Style Icons (M.O.S.I.) located in Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre, in County Kildare, is one of the most unique collections of fashion and cinema memorabilia in the world. Museum of Style Icons hosts numerous collections and artefacts relating to Stars of […]

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Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre, Co. Kildare

Newbridge is a contemporary shopper’s paradise, especially if you are interested in buying clothing. In Newbridge is housing Whitewater Shopping Centre ( the largest regional shopping center in Ireland) and shops such as Penneys and TK Maxx. Newbridge is best known for Newbridge Silverware and The Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre is highly recommended on the […]

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Whitewater Shopping Centre, Co. Kildare

Time for shopping trip and first place I been visited was Whitewater Shopping Centre. Opened April 2006, Whitewater Shopping Centre is 30,000 sq.m of retail & leisure and is Ireland’s largest regional retail destination. Its footfall in excess of 5 Million visitors per annum. Located on Newbridge Main Street in County Kildare, Whitewater is home […]

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Castledermot Round Tower and High Crosses, Co. Kildare

Round Towers are a uniquely indigenous form of Irish architecture. Interesting and very well preserved tower is a 10th-century Round Tower located in Castledermot, County Kildare. The tower is complete, although the original cap has been replaced with battlements. It is composed of rounded granite boulders embedded in mortar. Castledermot was founded as a monastic […]

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Levitstown Mill, Co. Kildare

On my trip through The Barrow Way I came across to this picturesque old barley mill near Athy, Co Kildare. It is called Levitstown Mill and it is a fine and imposing stone building of the early nineteenth century that forms an imposing landmark in the locality. The building, although now disused, is of considerable […]

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