"Co. Kildare: The irish..." County Kildare Tip by ciaramalone

County Kildare, Ireland: 5 reviews and 8 photos

 
 

Co. Kildare: The irish national stud farm and the japanese gardens.

OPEN 7 days 9.30a.m. - 6.00p.m.
Last admission 1 hour before closing.
12th February to 12th November

PHONE: +353 (0)45 522963 & 521617
FAX: +353 (0)45 522964

Admission Rates for 2000/2001

Adults 6.00
Student 4.50
O.A.P 4.50
Child (under 12) 3.00
Family (2 Adults & 4 Children) 14.00
GROUP RATES available upon request

There are Guided Tours of The National Stud every day usually at 11.00a.m., 12.00 noon, 2.00p.m., 3.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. The Tour lasts about 35 minutes and you should allow another 45 minutes to see the Museum, and take a walk down the Tully Walk to see any mares and foals that might be out. In the main yard there is a video showing 'The Birth of a Foal'. It lasts about 10 minutes and was actually made on the Stud.

The Japanese Gardens are in the grounds and you need about 20 minutes to walk around and read the self-guide leaflet, which tells of 'The Life of Man' from The Cradle to the Grave.

Directions: Kildare:

Public Transport from Dublin

BUS: On Weekdays leaves Central Bus Station - BUSARAS at 9.30 a.m.
RETURN JOURNEY FROM JAPANESE GARDENS - BUS leaves at 3.45. p.m.

TRAINS: The ARROW runs fro

Website: http://www.intokildare.ie

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 24, 2002
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