Kildare is home to Ireland's premier shopping village. For a great day out, nestled within landscaped grounds and presented in an authentic village environment, Kildare Village is the perfect luxury shopping destination. You will find it difficult to resist temptation with 100 brands such as Louise Kennedy, Armani, Brooks Brothers, Anya Hindmarch, Mulberry and Hugo Boss offering up to 60% off all year around. A morning or afternoon spent browsing 100 exclusive brands offering luxury for less in a chic and casual open-air environment is truly time well spent. Experience a world of possibility from 16th to 19th of March at Kildare Village. With live music, a match-day screening, free parking, fabulous food and endless fun for the little ones, it is sure to be a great St. Patrick's Weekend for everyone.
While in the area a visit to Newbridge Silver Showroom and Museum of Style Icons is highly recommended. This visitor centre houses the complete range of Newbridge Silverware products and incorporates the award-winning Café Carleton, the famous Museum of Style Icons and the unique guided Factory Tour. The Factory Tour allows you to explore behind the scenes and revel at the craftsmen creating tableware, jewellery and more. See the craft, immerse in the history and meet the characters. This is a unique chance to see the full process of manufacturing tableware, which is virtually unchanged since the company was founded in 1934. The Museum of Style Icons, located in the home of style at Newbridge Silverware is one of the world’s greatest fashion museums. It houses many collections relating to stars including Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Princess Grace, Princess Diana, Michael Jackson, the Beatles and many more.
The Whitewater Shopping Centre is Ireland's largest regional shopping centre and is located in Newbridge - just 20 minutes drive from the hotel. Browse through two of its flagship stores, M&S and H&M, as well as other leading retailers including River Island, Zara and Carraig Donn. The shopping centre is also home to a 6 screen Odeon Cinema and has approximately 1,700 parking spaces.
The Orchard is an award winning retail destination in Celbridge, offering a wide range of products across home, garden, outdoor living, gifts and pets. They stock an extensive range of products for your home and garden specialising in interiors, garden, outdoor living, gifts and pet & aqua. They also have a large café on-site serving delicious home-cooked food and they provide free car parking on their large grounds and are open seven days a week.