Straffan is a small village in North County Kildare which was host to the Ryder Cup Golf tournament in 2006. It is a small and picturesque village that is not to be over looked. The village is situated along with Rivers Morell and Liffey and the famous Liffey Descent race starts in Straffan each year.
Things to see and do in Straffan
- Any visit to Straffan should include a visit to the Lodge Park Walled Garden & Steam Museum to see their six huge nineteenth century Stationary Engines and much more finishing with a relaxing walk around the 18th Century walled garden.
- The world-famous K Club is situated about 1 mile from Straffan village. Even if you are not a golfer, 550 acres of parkland ensure that there is plenty to see for any lover of nature.
- If you would like a bit of retail theraphy, Straffan Antiques and Design have something for everyone from local art to instruments and beautiful designer clothes, and of course a tea shop!
Places to eat
Barton Rooms Restaurant, Barberstown Castle.
Tel: 00 353 1 628 8157
Friels Bar & Restaurant, Straffan
Tel: 00 353 89 447 0342
Tearooms, Straffan Antiques & Design.
Tel: 00 353 1 627 4018
How to get to Straffan