Only 35km from Dublin, rural Naas allows you to de-stress with country activities like horse riding, golf and visits to grand old estates. Naas is on the 18th-century Grand Canal, which is pretty as a picture, and of course, the area is rich in equine culture with numerous racecourses and stud farms.
Naas, once a walled market town, is the county town of Kildare. The area is rich in equine culture with two racecourses – Punchestown, the home of Irish jump racing and Naas, which stages both flat and hunt racing; Goffs Bloodstock Sales and numerous stud farms.
Enjoy a leisurely cruise along the Grand Canal with tours departing from Sallins, savour the tastes of the many restaurants and gastro-pubs dotted throughout the area or for motor fanatics, experience all that Mondello has to offer.