Motorhome Hire Kildare
Located in the province of Leinster, the County of Kildare is encircled by the counties of Meath, Fingal, South Dublin, Wicklow, Carlow, Laoighis and Offaly. It is the seventh largest county in Ireland in terms of population and 24th most significant of all of Irelands 32 counties. The county gets its name from the town of Kildare which is an ancient Christian site. The burial mounds on the open plains of the Curragh speak of ancient settlements in the county. During the Norman rule, over a 100 castles, churches and abbeys were constructed in the County Kildare, many of which can be seen today. Kildare was granted county status in 1927.
Sitting west of Dublin, Kildare is a striking, filled with beautiful green spaces, architectural delights, and thrilling races. The Irish National Stud and Gardens is a must see! It is the pulse of Ireland’s thoroughbred industry and a haven for horse lovers across the globe. You’ll also find the striking Japanese Gardens and St. Fiachra’s Garden which was laid out by Japanese horticulturist Tassa Eida from 1906 – 1910. Other great attractions include the impressive Coolcarrigan House and Gardens, Larchill Gardens, The Bog of Allen Nature Center and much more!