County Kildare has a wealth of history and beautiful sites for any visitor.
Leixlip, or Léim an Bhradáin, in Irish is directly translated to “Salmon Leap”. This was the home to Arthur Guinness’s first brewery. Click to read a little history of our town.
Castletown House was Ireland’s first Mansion built in the Palladian style. The Parklands and House are worth visiting and events take place all year round. The old town of Celbridge is at the end of the main driveway at Castletown. It was the birthplace of Arthur Guinness, linking it and Leixlip to Arthurs Way.
For a bird’s eye view of Kildare, Wicklow, and Dublin, guests at Leixlip Manor Hotel have a great opportunity to take to the skies with Scenic Tours at Weston Airport.
Love Fishing Ireland have a small team of experienced guides available for tailor made fishing excursions in the local area for both wild brown trout and pike.
For more information on our local attractions, view this article by Into Kildare.