So much to see, discover and explore

Near Osprey Hotel

Local Attractions

There is so much to see, discover and explore when you stay at Osprey Hotel. Whether you enjoy luxury boutique shopping, horse racing, a stroll through local farmers markets, or visiting one of an abundance of nearby family attractions, you won’t be disappointed.

Newbridge Silverware

World famous Newbridge Silverware is only 15 minutes drive from the Osprey Hotel. Visit the Museum of Style Icons to see memorabilia from international stars, discover how craftsmen create tableware in the Visitors Centre and browse their ranges of exquisite jewellery, elegant gifts and the most stylish tableware.

Family Attractions

There are loads of things to see and do with the family near Osprey Hotel. Kildare is a beautiful county with an abundance of local attractions.


Book a round of golf at our sister property Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort. Just a mere 20 minutes drive from Osprey Hotel.

The 18 hole championship course at Blessington Lakes is set across three stunning peninsulas with panoramic views. Ideal for all ability levels. The driving range is open and is suitable for all weather conditions. 

Guests of Osprey Hotel can avail of discounted rates. 

Horse Racing

Kildare, arguably the equine capital of the world, has the busiest racing calendar in Ireland with 34 days of racing between the Curragh, Naas Racecourse and Punchestown race courses. The region has a strong equine tradition that includes Show jumping, Dressage, Hunting, Eventing, Racing, Breeding and Point to Point. With all this equine activity comes a way of life that involves the best of everything and Osprey Hotel is at the heart of it all.

Curragh Racecourse

The Curragh Racecourse is located only 15 minutes from Osprey Hotel. The Curragh hosts many race meeting throughout the year with the Irish Guineas Festival attracting the biggest crowd. The two day festival is typically held in the last weekend of May.

Naas Racecourse

With 17 events throughout the year, Naas Racecourse is often considered the hub of horse racing in Kildare. Located less than 10 minutes drive from Osprey Hotel, Naas racecourse offers top class horse racing, family fun days, summer barbeque evenings and much more.

Kildare Village

Kildare Village Shopping Outlet, located just off the M7 Motorway and approximately 20 minutes from the Osprey Hotel, has over 60 stylish outlet boutiques, offering up to 60% reductions. Osprey Hotel guests can enjoy a special VIP card giving them 10% off, ask our reception team for full details.

Japanese Gardens & National Stud

The Irish National Stud’s Japanese Gardens, renowned throughout the world and the finest of their kind in Europe, are far more than simply a treat for the eye. They also provide comfort to the soul, achieving exactly the objective that was set out when the gardens were created between 1906 and 1910. They are open Monday to Sunday (including bank Holidays) 9am – 6pm. Last admission is 5pm. Located 20 minutes away from the Osprey Hotel.

Barge Trips

Experience the Grand Canal the way it was intended and take a leisurely cruise on a restored traditional Canal Barge. The barge is available for private hire for groups any day of the week and operates up to 6 scheduled cruises daily at weekends. Operates Monday to Sunday – 10am -5pm. Located 10 minute drive from the Osprey Hotel.

Blessington Lakes

Set in the Wicklow Mountains, the Blessington Lakes cover 5000 acres water. The road around the lake offers amazing views over the reservoir and the Wicklow Mountains. Drive or cycle the road around the lake and take in the stunning views over the reservoir and the Wicklow Mountains.