Russborough House was built between 1741- 1750 by Joseph Leeson, the first Earl of Milltown. It is regarded as one of Ireland’s most beautiful houses and it also has magnificent views of the Blessington Lakes and the Wicklow mountains beyond.
The Dublin and Wicklow Mountains are but a few minutes drive away for both walks and trails.
Glendalough, the 6th Century monastic city, is 20 kilometres away across the scenic Wicklow Mountains and the famous Russborough House which houses the Beit Collection is just a 3 minute drive away. You will also find the Japanese Gardens, National Stud, Sally and Wicklow Gaps all within a short driving distance from Tulfarris Village.
If it’s shopping you’re after, Dublin City is only 37 kilometres down the road where you can shop till you drop! Alternatively, you can visit the local shops in Blessington Village or take a drive over to Naas town.
Punchestown Racecourse the home of Irish National Hunt Racing for more than 150 years. Hosts the Irish National Hunt Festival as well as very competitive and exciting race days. Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Club is one of the best choices available for Punchestown Hotels due to our location just 15 minutes away!
A range of boats can be hired for trips of all kinds on the lakes: romantic boat trips; family days out; or fishing on Wicklow’s largest lake. Tuition is available and full safety equipment is included.
Discover the history hidden beneath the water. The Blessington Lakes were created in 1940 when a dam was constructed to flood the valley where Kings River and River Liffey meet. As well as an amazing journey with spectacular views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and opportunity to see the local wildlife, the tour gives you a sense of the history, homes and original landscape that vanished over 70 years ago.