Irish National Stud & Gardens

Overview

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Located in the beating heart of Ireland's thoroughbred industry, the Irish National Stud & Gardens in Kildare, is the perfect day out for the family. Enjoy over 800 acres of rolling green paddocks which is home to the most magnificent horses. As well as the birthplace of over 250 foals each season the stud is also the home to the over 100-year-old Japanese Gardens & the wild Irish St Fiachra’s Garden. Explore the fairy trail and playground as well as enjoying some tasty treats at the Japanese Gardens restaurant. Come to the Stud and share with us one of Ireland's true treasures. Open 7 days a week from February to November the Irish National Stud & Gardens offers something for everyone. • Daily Guided Tours of the Stud • World Famous Japanese Gardens - The significance of the Japanese Gardens is not only artistic and horticultural but also philosophical • Wild Irish St Fiachra’s Garden - A tribute to an Irish saint, it is also a fitting tribute to Ireland herself. • Horse Museum (Includes the skeleton of the legendary Arkle) • Living Legends - We are privileged to have Hurricane Fly , Kicking King Hardy Eustace, Beef or Salmon and Rite of Passage on our Living Legend's team. Visitors are welcome to view these equine superstars when they visit the stud and gardens. • School Tours – Choose from 3 different trails • Restaurant – locally sourced food and home baking a specialty.

Prices from

  • Child Free Ticket (0-3) : €0
  • Child (3-18) : €8
  • Adult (18-65) : €14
  • Senior : €11
  • Student : €11
  • Family 2 Adult + 2 Child : €32.5
  • Family 2 Adult + 4 Child : €32.5

Current opening times

Monday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Paid Visit
  • Covid-19 Guidelines
  • Credit Card Accepted
  • Guided Tours
  • Car Parking Available
  • Guide Dogs Welcomed
  • Toilets
  • Food On Site
  • Wifi
  • Retail On Site
  • Audio Guide Available
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Paper Ticket Accepted
  • Families
  • Arts & Culture
  • Country Houses & Gardens
  • Kids
  • Solo Visitors
  • Friends
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Mature visitors
  • Animal Encounters
A great day out.

Contact details

  • Irish National Stud & Gardens
  • Tully
  • Kildare
  • Ireland
  • R51KX25
045521617
reservations@irishnationalstud.ie