Irish National Stud
Summer fun at the Irish National Stud. The stud is only 15 mintues from Killashee Hotel, making it a perfect family day out during your stay with us.
The Irish National Stud symbolises all that is great about County Kildare, the Stud of Irish Legends, the magnificent horses on show, the outstanding natural beauty, the Japanese Gardens, the visitor centre, museum and cafe, the National Stud really has it all.
Visitors can also savour the serene experience provided by one of the Stud's more recent additions, St Fiachra's Garden, a stunning representations of the country's landscape.
This is a lovely day out for the family as the kids can wonder through the gardens, see the horses, play in the playground, learn all about Kildares proudest attributes. They also offer guided tours.
Every Tuesday & Sunday throughout July & August, to celebrate Summer, there is pony rides, face painting, a mobile farm & much more.
If exploring their website they have some children's word puzzle, fun facts & horse jokes- ideal to print off and bring on your trip to the Stud.
Did you know horses can sleep both lying down and standing up?
So make sure to visit the Irish National Stud this Summer for the perfect day out.