Leixlip Manor and Gardens

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Leixlip is located on the border of Kildare and Dublin making us an ideal base to explore both.

Suggested Family Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive at Leixlip Manor Hotel in afternoon. Visit Castletown house and tour the house followed by a stroll around the park along the avenue and into Celbridge for a coffee and a peek at the place Arthur Guinness was born.

Return to the hotel for dinner in the Redwood Bar and relax on the terrace weather permitting or in the drawing room. All of our TV’s are smart TV’s so you can have a movie night in your room when you sign into your streaming service account.

Day 2

Breakfast in the Manor Rooms then say hello to Rollie and Golden Lady our ponies before heading in to Dublin Zoo and the Phoenix Park.  Visit the National Museum, Kilmainham gaol or IMMA at Kilmainham Hospital in the afternoon. Return to the hotel for dinner in the Manor rooms and an evening stroll around the grounds.

Day 3

Check-out and head home after a fabulous break or if you have some energy complete your holiday with a visit to Tayto Park and get the adrenaline pumping again.

Places to visit near Leixlip Manor Hotel:

Castletown House is one of Ireland’s palatial mansions and key points of Interest on the trail of Ireland’s Ancient East. This House is only 5 minutes from Leixlip Manor Hotel. In fact our Manor House was one of three viewing points from the Main House, tours take place daily and there is a huge park to explore that runs along the Liffey.


Tayto Park 30 minutes from the hotel where the Magic happens, its’ an exhilarating day out for all the family and fun for Grown-ups too.


Base Entertainment  in Celbridge has a fabulous range of activities for the young and the not so young. From soft play areas to Laser Tag and Bowling there is something for everyone.

Base Entertainment Celbridge

Dublin Zoo is 20 minutes from the hotel and you could easliy spend a whole day in the Zoo. The hotel is ideal to get to the Zoo with the phoenix park minutes away making it easier for you to beat the crowds and get parked nearby.


The Phoenix Park is home to the Zoo and one of Europe’s greatest parks , there are opportunities to hire bikes, hike and there are many points of interest to visit.


The Irish Museum of Modern Art make a great day out and is only 20 minutes from the hotel. Housed in Kilmainham Hospital the Gallery is not the only thing for you to see here, IMMA is across the road from Kilmainham gaol another great and very atmospheric place to visit.


Located very close to Tayto Park is Newgrange which is 35 minutes from the hotel , here guests can explore centuries of Ireland’s Ancient East. The tours mean you can get up close and experience the mysteries of this site with an opportunity to experience a simulation of the Solstice in the main chamber.


For a birds eye view of Kildare, Wicklow and Dublin guests at Leixlip Manor Hotel have a great opportunity to take to the Skies. Our neighbours at Weston Airport have fabulous tours. Scenic Tours at Weston Airport

Things to do in Kildare and Dublin

Tourist attractions Kildare and Dublin