Chauffeur Ireland Kildare Tour
Gregan Chauffeur Ireland tour of Kildare starts with a visit to Castletown House. Castletown is Ireland’s largest and earliest Palladian style house. The house was built between 1722 and 1729 for William Connolly. The tour covers all aspects of the history of Castletown House, from 1722, when it was built, right up to the present day. Visitors get a chance to view the fine architecture, original furniture and vast collection of paintings within Castletown.
We continue our chauffeur tour of Kildare with a visit to St. Brigids Cathedral. The cathedral was built in 1223. The grounds of the cathedral contain a number of fascinating links to the early history of the site including a Round Tower, Celtic Cross and St. Brigids Firehouse. The original round tower dates back to the 6th century. The tower is 108 feet high and the second highest in Ireland but the highest one that can be climbed giving magnificent views of the surrounding countryside.
Next stop is Kildare Village Outlet Shopping which offers previous seasons’ collections from the world’s leading international luxury fashion and lifestyle brands reduced by up to 60%, all year round. You’ll find Bally, Ted Baker, Cath Kidston, Samsonite, Wolford, Jaeger, The North Face, Golfino, Thomas Pink and much more. For a pit stop, L’Officina is an authentic Italian trattoria, overlooking the 13th century Grey Abbey, or for a gourmet coffee fix, there’s Starbucks. What’s more, Gregan Chauffeur Ireland clients will get a further 10% off their purchases!
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Gregan Chauffeur Ireland tour of Kildare continues with a visit to the world renowned Irish National Stud which is situated on 958 acres. The Stud itself has a guided tour which details it work as an integral part of breeding thoroughbred horses in Ireland. The Horse Museum tells the story of man and horse uniting for sporting competition. More specifically, the story is of Ireland's long love affair with horse racing, and horse racing's love affair with Ireland. If you wish you can also visit the Japanese Gardens. The Japanese Gardens, planned to symbolise the 'Life of Man', are now of international renown and are acclaimed as the finest Japanese Gardens in Europe.
Newbridge Silverware is our final stop on our chauffeur tour of Kildare. Ireland is renowned the world over for its production of fine silverware and this tradition is proudly carried on at Newbridge Silverware. Its silverware graces the houses of the rich and famous, including Paul Newman and President Bill Clinton to name but a few. The visitors centre is also home to The Style Icon Museum, which showcases artefacts worn by the stars of the silver screen, such as the pink cocktail dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” in 1961 and many more.
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