The Perfect Festive Girls Trip

- Posted on: 09/03/2021 - $itemValue.title

Warm the Soul with Friends

Plan your itinerary, pack your bags and get in the car – Your next Girls Trip begins with Killashee and ends with fulfilment with Retail Therapy, Self-Care, Artisan Food and Cocktails in between! The best break for some Christmas shopping, festive catch ups and much needed luxury. 

Retail Therapy

Kildare Village

Enjoy some retail therapy at One of Ireland’s finest shopping village. A fabulous day of luxury shopping in a destination nestled within landscaped grounds and presented in an authentic and chic environment. Enjoy the festive lights & Christmas Spirit while exploring 100’s of brands such as Mulberry, Hugo Boss, Brooks Brothers, Armani, Louise Kennedy, Karen Millen plus much more all offering up to 60% off all year round. Grab some more energy for shopping with many Restaurants, Cafés, pop ups or simply a coffee to go! You will be sure to get lots of your Christmas presents when walking through the village. 

Newbridge Silverware

For the first time in its history, Newbridge Silverware has opened its doors to offer the public a ‘behind the scenes’ experience with its factory tour, here you will be able to see first-hand the intricate craft of creating quality sterling silver and silver plated tableware as well as the many jewellery and gift items which Newbridge Silverware is renowned for worldwide. The Museum hosts numerous collections and artefacts relating to Stars including Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Princess Grace, Princess Diana, Michael Jackson, the Beatles and many more. Shop the complete range of products from Jewellery and Giftware to Homeware and Cutlery. Explore their Christmas shop to get into the festive spirit. Ideal for Christmas gifts for your family & friends as well as something nice for yourself. 

Killashee hotel offer our guests a 10% Discount Card for both Kildare Village and Newbridge Silverware so you can feel a little less guilty treating yourself. 

Self-Care

Killashee Spa 

Lounge with a book in our Relaxation Suite, Feel the warm waters of the Hydrotherapy Suite and enjoy an exotic massage. 

Our award-winning Spa is truly a haven of tranquillity, where the stresses of everyday life are left behind as soon as you step in the door. To mirror the gorgeous natural surroundings of our wonderful estate, we’ve chosen the world-renowned Elemis Spa Therapies range which harnesses the power of nature, science and aromatics. Choose from a wide range of treatments from BIOTEC facials, massages and advanced body treatments. Experience our Hydrotherapy suite to instantly relax the body and mind and enjoy light refreshments as you unwind in our relaxation suite

Afternoon Tea at Killashee

Calories don’t count on Holidays, right?

Afternoon Tea is one of our favourite Traditions here at Killashee. Chat over a spread of dainty gourmet sandwiches, sweet and savoury treats and maybe even a glass of prosecco all in beautiful surroundings of Killashee’s estate. For the month of December we will have our Christmas Theme afternoon tea available. See this Christmas Afternoon Tea menu here.

 

A Little Food & Beverage Therapy

Burtown House

Burtown House, an early Georgian villa located near Athy, Co. Kildare, is surrounded by lush flower, vegetable and woodland gardens with beautiful park and farmland walks. Set in the front parkland & overlooking the walled kitchen garden, Burtown’s Green Barn Restaurant serves only the freshest possible seasonal produce that has almost always come straight from the garden that very morning. The restaurant is fabulous for brunch before shopping or from the 19th of November, they start their Christmas menus. 

Cocktail Making Classes

Explore some Winter Cocktail fun with our Killashee Cocktail making class. Have some fun making cocktails & even more fun tasting them! Minimum 10 adults requirement. 

Craft Beer / Wine Tasting

Let your hair down and indulge in an evening of light hearted fun.

Located 10 minutes from Killashee on the Historic Grand Canal of Sallins is Kildare Brewing Company. Hit Kildare’s 1st ever ‘Brewpub’ running, tour the brewery, taste the beer and learn everything you need to know about the brewhouse up close and personal.

Further on 15 minutes from Killashee, in the built-up town of Newbridge sits the hidden gem that is ‘The Wine Buff’. Guaranteed a night of good fun, great company and of course lots of wine. Dive into all things wine as you expand your taste buds and knowledge.

 

Cooking

Killashee Hotel is situated minutes away from 2 fabulous Cookery Schools, roll up your sleeves, put the apron on (Chef’s hat optional) and see who really is the Chef of the Group.

Kalbarri 

Kalbarri is a family-run cookery school and catering business operating from Kilcullen in Co. Kildare. With an emphasis on wholesome family cooking from the freshest ingredients, Siobhan Murphy and her culinary team provide a range of cookery services including; cookery classes, event catering and offers you the opportunity to host your own group of family and friends for a dining experience to remember at Kalbarri’s Lantern Room.

Fire Castle

‘‘Located in the heart of the market square, and under the shadow of St Brigids Cathedrel in Kildare town. Firecastle is an artisan grocers, a delicatessen, a bakery and a café with cookery school and 10 en suite  guest bedrooms. This local store aims to carry as much as its shelves can bear, with an emphasis on quality, taste, and provenance. We source many of our products locally from renowned Artisan producers. Inside our store, you will find a whole range of products from fresh vegetables to fresh breads and pastries. Our sandwiches, soups and Firecastle fresh range all prepared fresh daily.’’

 

   

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