Things to do


Kildare Village

Kildare Village Shopping Outlet is located just off the M7 Motorway and approximately 20 minutes from the Maudlins House. It is home to over 60 stylish boutiques, offering a range of discounts on retail prices. 


Whitewater Shopping Centre

The Whitewater Shopping Centre offers many major retail brands, giving shoppers a opportunity to fulfill their retail therapy needs. There are also a range of international foods available onsite. 


Newbridge Silver

Newbridge Silverware is world famous is only 15 minutes from Maudlins House Hotel. They offer a range of exquisite jewellery, elegant gifts and the most stylish tableware. Also, a must do is a visit to the Museum of Style Icons to see which international stars have been there before you. If time allows, why not discover the craftsmanship behind the creation of Internationally renowned tableware.



Kildare offers a number fantastic golf courses ranging from premium Ryder Cup course to great value local courses.

Naas Golf Course

Palmerstown House Golf Club

Millicent Golf Course

The K-Club

Craddockstown Golf Club

Killeen Golf Club


Horse Racing

Kildare - The Home of Thoroughbred Racing'

Maudlins House Hotel is located in close proximity to the Curragh, Naas and Punchestown Racecourses.


Punchestown Racecourse (5km)

Punchestown is arguably the home of Irish Jumps Racing and is host to the annual Irish National Hunt Festival. It also hosts other large events such as concerts. Maudlins House Hotel is only 10 minutes away from Punchestown.


Naas Racecourse (1.5km)

Naas Racecourse is a horse racing venue in Naas, County Kildare, Ireland. The course stages both Flat racing and National Hunt racing. Maudlins House Hotel is only 1.5km away from Naas Racecourse.


The Curragh Racecourse (15km)

The Curragh, derived from its meaning of "place of the running horse" plays home to five Irish Group one Classics including the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.  The Curragh is Irelands premier flat course and with the recent rebuild of the €80m grandstand, its arguably one of the best in the world.


Attractions & Family fun

Lullymore Heritage Park (25km)

Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park is a day visitor attraction located on a mineral island in the Bog of Allen between the villages of Rathangan and Allenwood in North West Kildare. The Park was officially opened by President Mary Robinson in 1993 and has developed its facilities to presently provide a quality blend of education, leisure and fun to both Irish and overseas visitors. 


The Kildare Maze Family Activity Park (15km)

Leinster’s largest hedge maze is a fabulous attraction located just outside Prosperous in the North Kildare countryside, 15km away. Out in the fresh air, this is a great place for families to enjoy a day out together.


The Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens (25km)

The Irish National Stud belongs to the people of Ireland but prides itself on being enjoyed and appreciated by visitors from all parts of the globe. Nowhere better symbolises all that is great about County Kildare, the beating heart of Ireland’s thoroughbred industry, than the stud, a unique attraction of outstanding natural beauty that is home to some of the most magnificent horses and sumptuous Japanese gardens to be found anywhere in the world. 


Par 3 Golf & Driving Range (9km)

Red Lane Golf & Football Centre offers an 18 hole par 3 course and driving range. Welcomes beginners and is available for childrens parties.


ODEON Cinema (Next Door)

The ODEON Cinema has all the latest Hollywood releases.


Bowling (9km)

For hours of fun KBowl is the place to be with 10-pin bowling, Wacky World children’s play area, KZone arcade, and the KDiner.