The Best Picnic Places for Families in Kildare

picnicChildren just love to go on a picnic, don't they?  Here are the best places around Kildare that are just great for a picnic with the kids.

Donadea Forest Park – Lake with ducks and birds. Many historical features incl. remains of castle, and walled garden. Small cafe open all year.

Mullaghreelan Wood – Picturesque old woodland estate, with mixed trails, adjoining Kilkea castle.

Curragh Plains – Extensive tract of grassland, ideal for walking, cycling, flying a kite and popular on a sunny day for picnics. Though do take care where you sit – the sheep roam freely, so there can often be sheep dirt.

Moone – Park in Moone with great wooden playground, goal posts, and good picnic spots.

Clonfert Pet Farm – Pet Farm near Maynooth, with indoor and outdoor play areas, cafe and large picnic area.

Take a look at our Summer Picnic Recipes for some inspiration for different picnic foods and pack up the picnic basket to head out for some fresh air and outdoor fun!

If you have a favourite picnic spot in Kildare, please share it in the comments below

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