Stallions who through their sons and daughters have enriched our racing lives

Ireland's Finest Japanese Garden

Follow the intricate paths for an enlightening experience - The Life of Man

Frolicking Foals

Watch our babies enjoy the spring sunshine.

The Stud

Home to some of Ireland's finest thoroughbreds.

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Book Your Tickets

Book your tickets online and visit our National Stud.

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Visitor Attractions

Visit our wonderful Gardens and Horse Museum.

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Welcome to the Irish National Stud

The Irish National Stud belongs to the people of Ireland but prides itself on being enjoyed and appreciated by visitors from all parts of the globe.  Nowhere better symbolises all that is great about County Kildare, the beating heart of Ireland's thoroughbred industry, than the stud, a unique attraction of outstanding natural beauty that is home to some of the most magnificent horses and sumptuous gardens to be found anywhere in the world.

From horses to horticulture, the Irish National Stud offers you a unique experience that can be enjoyed at your own leisure or as part of a guided tour. Come to the Stud and share with us one of Ireland's true treasures.

Irish National Stud - Restaurant

The Japanese Gardens Restaurant is the perfect place to relax during your visit.