There are many options for activities in the locality to suit all tastes. For the more active guest, you could do a half day, or a full day bicycle hire and cycle around the picturesque Blessington Lakes, or take a walk in the grounds of the beautiful Russborough House & Parklands, both located just a 10-minute drive away. For less formal outdoors activities, there are numerous country roads and treks locally for quiet walks for guest of all aerobic capabilities. For water and outdoor pursuits enthusiasts, Avon Ri Activity Centre is another popular option. There is an abundance of golf courses within a short drive of Mullaboden Lodge, including the world-renowned K-Club, Tulfarris, Naas G.C., Craddockstwon G.C., Rathsallagh G.C and many more.
For the equestrian sports minded, Punchestown Racecourse is 5 km away, while Naas and The Curragh Racecourse are both close by and have regular meetings through the year. There are good equestrian facilities locally for every standard of competence and hunting available with the South County’s or the Kildare Hunts. If you prefer something a bit more pampering, there are a number of local hotels and spas offering a range of treatments.
For shopping fanatics, the bustling shopping towns of Naas and Newbridge are within easy distance and offer larger shopping facilities with boutiques, artisan food shops and supermarkets, whilst The Kildare Retail Outlet is just a 25-minute drive away.
Ballymore Eustace and the general locality offers so much for guests to enjoy. Ballymore Eustace itself is just a four-minute drive from the property and is a quaint village with local shops, pubs and is home to the renowned and multi-award-winning Ballymore Inn, serving some of the country’s best food. In fact, the general area has become something of a gastronomic treasure trove with many other top-quality award-winning restaurants within a short drive from Mullaboden Lodge, including Fallons and Bardon’s in Kilcullen, Hartes of Kildare Town and The Brown Bear at Two Mile House. With such an array of exceptional dining establishments within the local area, why not make a “gastronomic weekend” of it and sample the cuisine at two or more of the award-winning restaurants!
For those looking for nightlife, there are numerous options available. Ballymore Eustace itself has a handful of quiet, quaint old-style Irish pubs. For those looking for a bit more activity, Naas has a large number of pubs and restaurants and the renowned “Time” Nightclub at the Osprey Hotel is just a 10-minute drive away.