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Irish National Stud & Gardens

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Address: Tully, Kildare, Ireland
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+353 45 522 963
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This state-owned commercial stud farm also incorporates the world famous...

This state-owned commercial stud farm also incorporates the world famous Japanese Gardens and wild Irish St Fiachra's Garden as well as the Irish Horse Museum, Living Legend's, Gift Shop and restuarant. It is also home to some of Ireland's most famous racehorses.

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A wonderful place to visit

Just outside the Dublin traffic in the lovely town of Kildare, which I visited in Nov'07 on a crisp and sunny day. I started with a walk thru the gardens, which are beautifully... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 May 2008
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2008

Just outside the Dublin traffic in the lovely town of Kildare, which I visited in Nov'07 on a crisp and sunny day. I started with a walk thru the gardens, which are beautifully kept and peaceful which was so relaxing, especially after a flight from the US. Afterwards I went to the stud. It's beautiful, very picturesque. I walked the... More 

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INSKildare, Senior Administrator at Irish National Stud & Gardens, responded to this review

We just wanted to take the time to respond to your review and to thank you for your positive remarks. We are deligthed that you enjoyed your time here and look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Shirley McCormack More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2008

I've recently visited for the second time and we enjoyed this trip as much as the first. The gardens are beautiful, peaceful and relaxing. We didn't take the escorted tour, but will in the future (after overhearing some interesting snipets from a guide!). The Japanese Gardens is my daughters favourite (although not very stroller friendly) and we loved the tranquility... More 

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INSKildare, Senior Administrator at Irish National Stud & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments and review of April 30. Feedback from our customers is always appreciated and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us. I hope we can look forward to a return visit from you in the future. Kind regards, Shirley McCormack More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2008

I visited the Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens & St. Fiachra's Garden in march 2008. I read before travelling there that the Japanese Gardens are the best of its kind in Europe. They are certainly nice but because of the time of the year, there weren't many flowers to see. Nevertheless it was a pleasant visit and we had... More 

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INSKildare, Senior Administrator at Irish National Stud & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments and review of March 31. Feedback from our customers is always appreciated and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us. I hope we can look forward to a return visit from you in the future. Kind regards, Shirley McCormack More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2006

This is a rather eclectic attraction with diverse gardens as well as the horse breeding facility. Guided tours of the Stud are only offered 3 times per day, otherwise you are on your own. The farm isn't much to look at on its own, but the tour makes it come to life. This was particularly important when we visited because... More 

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