Things to Do

Things to Do

Celbridge, a gateway to great venues, has a rich variety of activities to enjoy.

BIKE HIRE

Wheels4U
www.wheels4u.ie
or phone (01) 610 2407

Bikes can be hired at Castletown House

SHOPPING

Along with its own local shops, Celbridge is just minutes from many top retail locations such as… 

 The Orchard: theorchard.ie
Liffey Valley Shopping Centre: www.liffeyvalley.ie
Kildare Village Outlet Shopping: www.kildarevillage.com
Avoca: www.avoca.com

RYE RIVER BREWERY

The brewery is located in Celbridge and offers tours.

www.ryeriverbrewingco.com

CELBRIDGE WALKING TOURS

For free entertaining informative guided walks, including Castletown House,  the birthplace of Arthur Guinness / Arthur's Way, the Famine Graveyard, the courting grounds of Jonathan Swift, Carton Parklands and the Grand Canal.

Contact Breda at Celbridge Guided Tours on 087 9630719

Walks vary from 1 hour to 3 hours on fairly flat ground. Tours are tailored to suit the interest, age and fitness levels of all walkers.

Download Walking Guide Brochure

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GOLF

Celbridge is surrounded by some of Ireland's finest golf courses, which have hosted the Ryder Cup and Irish Open championships.

Carton House Golf Club - Ireland's No. 1 Golf Resort 2014 & Irish Open Venue 2013, Ryder Cup venue, and it is literally in the parish. 
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www.cartonhouse.com/golf  /  (01) 651 7727


Celbridge Elm Hall Golf Club -  Celbridge’s very own golf course, this beautiful course, located just 5 minutes’ drive from Celbridge Village, offers many attractions to visitors.   
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www.celbridgeelmhallgolfclub.ie  /  (01) 628 8208 


The K Club Straffan - The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Course are considered two of Europe's finest Championship courses recently voted on the top ten worldwide golf resorts by CNN. 

www.kclub.ie/en/golf-hotels-ireland  /  (01) 601 7200


Celbridge Golf Range - Located on the Dublin road, Celbridge, the Range offers 50 practice bays on 2 levels including some real grass bays. The Range also offers 13 5-aside, all-weather, floodlit, synthetic grass football pitches.

www.celbridgefootballpark.ie/golf-range/  /  (01) 6288833
info@celbridgefootballpark.ie

HORSE RACING

Celbridge is ideally located within easy reach of some of Ireland’s top racecourses, including the Curragh, Fairyhouse, Leopardstown and Punchestown.

The Curragh: www.curragh.ie 
 Fairyhouse: www.fairyhouse.ie 
 Leopardstown: www.leopardstown.com 
 Punchestown : www.punchestown.com  

BASE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

Ireland’s newest entertainment centre located in Celbridge, Exit 6 off the M4, and only 10 minutes from Liffey Valley. 
BASE is the complete entertainment venue measuring a MASSIVE 40,000 sq. ft in size! For more information please visit www.baseentertainment.ie or contact: 
(01) 654 4264  or  info@basecelbridge.ie 
M4 Interchange Business Park, Maynooth Road, Celbridge, Co Kildare.

PLAYZONE

Promoting healthy exercise through play.

www.celbridgeplayzone.ie

FORT LUCAN

Fort Lucan, about 15 minutes’ drive from Celbridge,  is a fully supervised outdoor adventure playground for children aged 2-12.


Please visit:

www.fortlucan.com/our-attractions/

PET FARM

For information on opening hours and attractions, please visit:

www.clonfertpetfarm.com/amenities/

CELBRIDGE Gaelic Athletic Association

Your chance to watch a local GAA match of Ireland’s national sport. Celbridge GAA Club has one of the finest teams in the area.


Kildare 2016 Hurling Champions. 
Kildare 2008 Football Champions.


Please visit:  www.celbridgegaa.com

NUIM BARNHALL RUGBY CLUB

Be a spectator at a local rugby match. 
NUIM play in the All Ireland League and also have several junior teams.


Please visit:
www.nuimbarnhall.com

WESTON AIRPORT

Located close to Celbridge, visitors can find training and ‘First Time Flyer’ packages at this small airport.


Please visit:
www.westonairport.ie

EQUESTRIAN

Clonfert Maynooth Equestrian Centre – www.clonfertequestrian.ie
Calliaghstown Equestrian Centre – www.calliaghstownequestriancentre.ie
Blackberry Riding Stables - www.blackberrystables.ie
Little Oak Equestrian Centre – www.littleoakequestrian.com
Kill International Equestrian Centre – www.killequestrian.ie
Coolmine Equestrian Centre – www.coolmineequestrian.ie
Abbeyfield Farm Country Pursuits - www.abbeyfieldfarm.com

ON DUBLIN'S DOORSTEP

Celbridge is located 30 to 40 minutes from Dublin city and is ideally located as a base to visit the lively capital city’s many attractions: theatres, museums, art galleries, shops, restaurants and pubs. For sporting events, train access is available from Hazelhatch/Celbridge to both Croke Park & the Aviva Stadium.

www.visitdublin.com/see-do

NEARBY IN KILDARE

Activities, sights & attractions located near Celbridge:


Abbeyfield Farm - www.abbeyfieldfarm.com
Grand Canal (Barge Trips) - bargetrip.ie
Irish National Stud & Gardens - www.irishnationalstud.ie
Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre & Museum of Style Icons - newbridgesilverware.com
The Kildare Maze Family Activity Park - www.thekildaremaze.com
Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park - www.lullymoreheritagepark.com
The Steam Museum & Lodge Park Walled Garden - www.steam-museum.com
Donadea Forest Park - www.donadeaforest.com
Dublin Gliding Club - www.dublinglidingclub.ie