27th Jan 2017
The Irish National Stud & Gardens re-opens to the public on Monday 30th January and can be found on the outskirts of Kildare Town, just a short distance from the Kildare Village Shopping Centre.
Every year we welcome over 120,000 visitors who will experience the luxurious majesty of our thoroughbred horses and their babies, alongside the stunning award winning Japanese Gardens or our serene and spiritual garden dedicated to to St Fiachra.
Our friendly guided tours are available seven days a week and will walk and talk you through the background of the horse business.
We have welcomed over 10 foals in our maternity wing including the following cuties as below…
Our first foal of 2017 was born last night at 8pm. She's a striking chestnut filly by Flemensfirth out of Simonsoeur, a half sister to dual Grade 1 winner Simonsig, congratulations to her breeders Simmonstown Stud. #itsagirl #foalingseason #irishnationalstud #andwereoff #Simonsig #flemensfirth #kildare
Don’t forget to warm up before you leave in our ‘Japanese Gardens Restaurant’ where hot chocolate is a must or afternoon tea and warm scones. Check the Spring Menu here.
Kick back to nature and enjoy a day in the open air.
Click to purchase best value tickets – family tickets (up to 4 kids) are just €28.