Comfortable four bedroom fully furnished bungalow. it has wheelchair accessibility. Approximately 25 minutes drive to Dublin.. Large country gardens with access to the bog. Ideal family destination in a countryside location. Suitable for a weekend retreat for up to 6/8 people. Depart on the day up to 12pm. Arrival can be agreed, by email. Electricity, water and heating oil are included in price. When less than a week is booked ie. the nightly rate is used, a cleaning cost of â‚Ź60 will be added, up to, but not exceeding the weekly rate. This is because this cost is incurred, however long the stay. If more than 7 guests are staying there will be a supplement charge of â‚Ź25 per person per night, Sept-April.High season May-Sept minimum stay is 7 nights.
There is a 48 hour refundable damage deposit of 250 euros required. This will be returned by HL after 7 days.
DONADEA- memorial Donadea forest park
In 2003, a memorial to the members of the emergency services who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on the USA of 11th September 2001 was erected by the Donadea 9/11 committee. Two granite blocks, scale replicas of the World Trade Centre's twin towers; have been engraved with the names of the members of the emergency services who died in the course of their duties that day, including Sean Tallon of the New York Fire Department, whose father was from Donadea. Open all year.
Lodge Park Walled Garden & Straffan Steam Museum, Straffan
Two attractions at one location; a restored eighteenth century walled garden in which produce is still grown for the adjoining Lodge park, a Palladian house of 1773 (not open to the public), and the steam museum, featuring a fascinating collection of models of steam-powered machines. Special steam afternoons run during the summer when collectors are invited to bring along model steam engines, ships and clocks for display. Open June, July, August, Wed to Sat and Bank Holidays.
LULLYMORE heritage & Discovery Park
Award-winning family attraction situated in the heart of the Bog of Allen. The Park consists of gardens, woodland walks, accurate recreations of dwellings from Irish history and an exhibition on the 1798 rebellion from a County Kildare viewpoint. A large adventure play area provides hours of entertainment along with train trips, crazy golf and the newest addition, the Funky Forest, a fun-packed state-of-the-art indoor play centre.
MILLENNIUM MAZE, Prosperous-
A maze with 6 foot hedging covering 2 acres, in the shape of a St. Brigid's cross, with pet farm, picnic area and crazy golf course. Children's parties welcome.
Open May â€“ August (from cottage turn left at top of road turn right at prosperous turn left at church Maze is about 2 miles on the left)
Part of the Irish National Stud complex
The world famous Japanese Gardens at Tully were created between the years1906 -1910. Devised by Colonel William Hall-Walker, who later became known as Lord Wavertree, the gardens were laid out by Japanese gardener Tass Eida and his son Minoru. The significance of the gardens is not only artistic and horticultural but also philosophical, religious and historical. The garden traces the soul of man from oblivion to eternity, using rare plants and landscapes that evoke the exotic. Opening Times: 9.30am - 6.00pm seven days a week 12th February - 12th November