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Discover a wealth of History & Heritage
Discover a wealth of History & Heritage
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Celbridge Walking Tours

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At the gateway to Ireland's Ancient East


Discover the rich history and heritage of Ireland’s Ancient East - 30 minutes from Dublin city. 
Explore the story of Arthur Guinness - visit his iconic sculpture in the village of his birth and his nearby hillside resting place. 
Discover a charming Liffeyside village with lots to do, or just take things easy with good food and drink and a warm Kildare welcome.  
Stroll along the wooded riverside paths and stately lime-tree avenue of Castletown; walk the tranquil canal banks; or follow the footsteps of Swift to Celbridge Abbey. 
Discover sites full of interest and inspiration, from the early Christian site in Tea Lane, resting place of the Grattans, to the ‘Big Houses’ of Georgian Ireland, and an intact Great Famine workhouse. 
Hear the stories of places and people, with guided tours to bring it all to life. 
Discover world class venues nearby - the K Club and Carton; the Curragh and Punchestown; the entertainment, sporting and cultural highlights of Dublin. 

Get the details on this site. Get there easily, by road, rail or bus. Get the Celbridge experience! 

PLACES TO VISIT

Choose from a large number of attractions and discover what Celbridge has to offer. 

WHERE THE STORY OF GUINNESS BEGINS

One of Ireland's most famous sons, Arthur Guinness was born in Celbridge and buried nearby.

THINGS TO DO

If you prefer a more active experience, Celbridge has plenty of options! 

WHERE TO STAY

From homely Bed & Breakfasts, to five star hotels, Celbridge and its environs have what you need.

EAT & DRINK

From a craft-roasted coffee, a pint and a steak, to excellence in modern European cuisine.

PLAN YOUR TRIP

First time or return visit - planning is the key!