FAQ'S

What are your opening times?

Please note: From Thursday the 22nd October 2020 due to government guidelines relating to level 5, the Irish National Stud & Gardens will close for the foreseeable future.  Stay safe.

The Irish National Stud & Gardens are usually open Monday to Sunday (including Bank Holidays) from 9:00am – 18:00pm. And during Winter hours the Irish National Stud & Gardens will be open 7 days a week from 10:00 am until 16:00 pm (last admission 15:00 pm). 

Are you open all year round?

No, we close for the winter period from mid December to early February.

Can I purchase tickets on arrival?

Yes, you can purchase tickets on arrival but discounted tickets are available online – http://irishnationalstud.ie/tickets/

How long is an online ticket valid for?

Online tickets are valid for the day in which they have been purchased for. If you require to change the date of your visit please email reservations@irishnationalstud.ie 

Do you have Annual Tickets?

Yes, click here to purchase a Season Pass.

Is there parking at the Irish National Stud & Gardens?

Yes, there is free parking at the Stud & Gardens.

Is the Irish National Stud accessible for people with disabilities?

Yes, the stud farm and St. Fiachra’s Garden and fully accessible. The Japanese Gardens are partially accessible.

Can I bring my dog to the Stud & Gardens?

Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times. Please clean up after your pet.

Is there a cash point/ATM at the Stud & Gardens?

No, there is no cashpoint/ATM at the Stud & Gardens.

Can we bring food to have a picnic?

There are picnic benches on site.

Is there a restaurant at the Irish National Stud & Gardens?

Yes, our restaurant serves fresh, wholesome food – hot dishes, sandwiches, salads and wraps as well as freshly baked breads, scones, desserts and cakes.

How long do the guided tours last?

Guided tours of the stud farm last 45 minutes. Public tour times vary throughout the season.  The Japanese Gardens are a self-guided tour, which last approximately 30 minutes.

What languages are your self-guide leaflets available in?

Our self-guide leaflets are available in English, Irish, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Hebrew, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Russian.

How can I make a group booking or discuss group rates?

Group bookings can be made over the phone with our reservations team on 045-521617, by e-mailing reservations@irishnationalstud.ie , or by filling out our group booking form here.

Rates may be discussed over the phone on 045-521617 or via email on reservations@irishnationalstud.ie

Are there corporate hospitality options available at the Irish National Stud & Gardens?

Yes, we have several options for events on site. Please contact our team at reservations@irishnationalstud.ie to find out more.

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