Why not explore the towns and villages of County Kildare. 3 national primary routes M7/N7, M4/N4 and the N9 run through the county giving swift access to it's hidden treasures from nearby Dublin and other major centres of population. Full of surprises, Kildare will offer you many excuses to linger and stay.
There are over 20 listed towns in the county offering a variety of activities and wonderful attractions.
If you fancy something a little bit different why not try a walking tour of Kildare Town or for the more adventurous visit Mondello Park for an adrenalin filled day with the racing car people.
Visit the Curragh, home of the Irish classics or Punchestown racecourse for a taste of Irish horse racing at it's best.
If you enjoy browsing through other peoples' houses and gardens then Kildare is the place for you with the grandest of mansions and captivating gardens with a great selection of wonderful places to surprise and captivate you and your group.
You could of course follow the Heritage trail and get a taste of Irish history while viewing castles, churches and high crosses.
If you fancy “a tipple” as you journey around the county then you could arrange a chauffeur tour to avoid drink driving while at the same time have the decision making eliminated from your stress free day.
For those interested in sightseeing there are fabulous waterways and villages to explore including the 75 miles of the Royal and the Grand Canals, the Liffey, the Rye and the Barrow. If you are feeling energetic the Barrow is ideal for canoeing, cruising and angling.
There are a serious amount of concerts, festivals and exhibitions in Kildare during the year. Check before you go and see if there is one to suit your group. (www.visitkildare.ie
Dining in the County is an unforgettable experience with over 50 top class restaurants and eateries to choose from. For the late night revellers check out any of the top class night clubs strategically located around the county. Kildare has a wealth of great pubs many serving food and others providing music and live entertainment.
Golf, pitch and putt and horse riding are other options to consider as you plan your special day out.
The County is also blessed with a great range of comfortable, luxurious and affordable hotels offering good rates and extras like leisure facilities and spa treatments and also some great value guest houses.
Kippure Estate - http://www.kippure.com
Glenroyal Hotel - www.glenroyal.ie
Abbeyfield Country Pursuits - www.abbeyfieldfarm.com
Elite Kissagrams - www.malestrippers.ie