Fairmont Family Favourites

Carton House

Fairmont Family Favourites in Kildare

Handed down through generations of families, the parkland estate of Carton House is an all-encompassing playground for children and adults alike. Situated just 25 minutes from Dublin and 1 hour 30 minutes from Galway, Carton House is the perfect location for families of all ages and sizes.

Families can choose from an array of on-site and local activities – swimming, fishing, tennis, bicycle hire, family picnics, golfing, horse-riding, clay pigeon shooting, archery so many more. Located on 1,100 acres of parkland, Carton House is ideally situated to reach an array of adventure packed amenities including Emerald Park, Dublin Zoo, Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens to name just a few things to do.

With complimentary access to the Carton House Wellness facilities, families can avail of complimentary access to our 18-metre swimming pool, children’s pool, steam room, sauna and gymnasium. At Carton House Spa, Mum or Dad can relax at some point during the holiday and choose from a carefully curated menu of luxury treatments.


A 45 minute drive from the grounds of Fairmont Carton House is Leinster’s largest hedge maze is a fabulous attraction located just outside Prosperous in the North Kildare countryside. 
It is focused on providing a challenging and exciting day out with good old fashioned fun for families at an affordable price. Out in the fresh air, this is a great place for families to enjoy a day together.
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Make a day out for all the family to enjoy, with Kildare Village who have just opened a new playground, keeping the little family members happy while the adults get their retail therapy.
Using sustainability sourced wood, high-quality materials and adopting traditional craftsman building techniques to provide a playful interpretation of the region’s famous landmarks and culture.
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Explore the woodlands of the Kildare countryside by bike during your stay.
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Carton House Wellness facilities feature an 18m pool which has been newly surfaced in 2021.
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