We’re back

We’re back

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…


For latest newborn news check out our Facebook and Instagram pages.


The Fairy Trail



For kids there is of course acres of space, a great playground and from March an amazing Fairy Trail complete with a map to spot the residents and family quiz. 


Come visit our Living Legends

Our Living Legends are another star attraction and visitors can get up close and personal to our five retired racing superstars living at the stud.



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.


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  1. blank Cokette says:

    I visited with my two children in early February 2017 and we really enjoyed it. I hope to get back before schools reopen

    1. blank masteraccess says:

      Hope you managed to get back. If not Halloween fun is round the corner! Best wishes.