Curragh Racecourse Behind The Scenes Tour






Take a tour behind the scenes at the Curragh Racecourse, to locations that are strictly off-limits to the public on race days and gain an insight into what it is like to experience a race day as a jockey, a trainer and an owner. Whether you are a seasoned racing fan or a first-time visitor, we will share unique insights, both human and equine that will enhance your future race going experience forever.

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Irish National Stud, Japanese Gardens and St Fiachras Garden

Tully, Co. Kildare, Ireland
The Irish National Stud is set amid 958 acres of land. Part of this land is open to visitors, offering guided tours showing Vintage crop, Danolie and the Irish Horse Museum.


The Steam Museum

Lodge Park Heritage Centre, Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Prototype locomotive models, stationary engines working under steam. Gardens, gift shop and a tea room.


Kilcock Art Gallery

School Street, Kilcock, Co. Kildare, Ireland.

Visit: Kilcock Art Gallery

Leixlip Castle

Main Street, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Leixlip village was established by the Vikings. The castle was built soon afterwards by Adam de Hereford, a follower of Strongbow.

Visit: Leixlip Castle

Athy Heritage Centre and Museum

Town Hall, Emily Square, Athy, Co Kildare
Heritage centre and museum for the Heritage Town of Athy, and its surrounds, and their histories.

Visit: Athy Heritage Centre and Museum

Peatland World

Lullymore, Rathangan, Co. Kildare, Ireland
An exploration of the habitats and life in Irelands bogland.

Dunmurry Springs Golf Club

Dunmurry Springs, Dunmurry Hill, Co Kildare
Located just a few miles form the Curragh Racecourse, Dunmurry Springs offers a classic yet contemporary, challenging and therapeutic golfing experience.

Visit: Dunmurry Springs Golf Club

Straffan Butterfly Farm

Ovidstown, Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland
A tropical greenhouse with spectacular butterflies flying and feeding all around you.

Visit: Straffan Butterfly Farm

Coolcarrigan Gardens and Church

Coill Dubh, Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Experience the wonder of these fine Irish gardens.

Visit: Coolcarrigan Gardens and Church

Ballindoolin House & Gardens

Carbury, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Ballindoolin is an award winning Irish Country House and Garden.

Harristown House

Brannockstown, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Harristown House was built is the second half of the 18th century under the supervision of the architect Whitmore Davis. It was rebuilt after a fire in the 1890’s by James Franklin Fuller.

Craddockstown Golf Club

Naas, Co Kildare, Ireland
We in Craddockstown Golf Club are proud of what we have achieved during our short history.

Visit: Craddockstown Golf Club

Morell Farm

Turnings, Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland
One of Kildare’s true Irish farms.

Lodge Park Walled Gardens

Straffan, Co Kildare, Ireland
The 18th Century walled garden adjoining Lodge Park has been under restoration for the last few years and the old brick-faced walls are clothed with climbers, fruit trees and roses.

Kildare Town Heritage Centre

Market House, Market Square, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Visit Kildare Town’s exciting Heritage Centre. Situated in the 17th Century Market House is a multi-media exhibition telling the story of St. Brigid’s Kildare.

Aula Maxima

South Campus, NUI Maynooth, Maynooth, Co. Kildare