Punchestown Festival

30 April - 04 May 2019

Overview

The 2019 Festival runs from Tuesday 30th April to Saturday 4th May 2019.

The Punchestown Festival is one of the highlights of the Irish sporting and social calendar. The special combination of thrilling sporting action, brilliant live entertainment, delicious food and drink, family fun, stunning glamour or casual comfort is unequalled thanks to the unique Punchestown Festival atmosphere.

The Punchestown Festival is considered the ‘Grand Finale’ of the jump season with top class horses, trainers and jockeys from both sides of the Irish sea converging on the Kildare venue to settle scores and confirm reputations. The quality of racing is unrivalled with a total of 12 Grade 1 contests taking place. It's a "must see" for any racing fan.

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Tuesday 30th April 2019

Ticket only

General Admission (from £27.00)

Adult
£27.00

Reserved Enclosure (from £36.00)

Adult
£36.00

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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BoyleSports Champion Chase Day Package

Mon 29 Apr 2019 - Wed 01 May 2019

  • Reserved Enclosure
  • The Heritage Hotel & Spa

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Airport Dublin Coach
    - Racecourse Transfers

£319.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This two night Punchestown Festival package includes accommodation, transfers and tickets to BoyleSports Champion Chase Day on Tuesday 30th April.

Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport, please enquire for pricing.

Package Includes


  • Return Airport Dublin Coach
  • Two Nights Bed & Breakfast at The Heritage Hotel and Spa
  • Return Racecourse Transfers
  • Reserved Enclosure Tickets to Punchestown

Additional Information


Extend your stay
If you would like to prolong your stay in Ireland additional nights can be added from £110.00 per person.

Additional Racedays
Add additional days racing to your package on either Thursday or Friday from £80 per person (price includes reserved enclosure & return transfers).

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on sole occupancy for a supplement of £220.

Hotel information


The Heritage Killenard is a remarkable destination – an experience where memories are cherished and dreams fulfilled.

A unique, classical property with a charming character, the Heritage Killenard presents a stunning Hotel and a wonderful Spa against an idyllic landscape in the very heart of Ireland. Here you will experience the highest level of comfort, service and cuisine, in a world that has been created purely for pleasure and indulgence.

Nestled in the charming village of Killenard, this magnificent property combines a stunning countryside setting with optimum convenience for guests. Located just off the M7 motorway in Ireland’s most central county Laois, the Heritage Killenard is one hour southwest of Dublin City and Dublin International Airport, and two hours from Shannon International Airport and Cork City. The hotel is also just 25 minute from the Curragh.

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BoyleSports Champion Chase Day Package

Mon 29 Apr 2019 - Wed 01 May 2019

  • Reserved Enclosure
  • The Osprey Hotel

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Airport Dublin Coach
    - Racecourse Transfers

£439.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This two night Punchestown Festival package includes accommodation, transfers and tickets to BoyleSports Champion Chase Day on Tuesday 30th April.

Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport, please enquire for pricing.

Package Includes


  • Return Airport Dublin Coach
  • Two Nights Bed & Breakfast at The Osprey Hotel
  • Return Racecourse Transfers
  • Reserved Enclosure Tickets to Punchestown

Additional Information


Extend your stay
If you would like to prolong your stay in Ireland additional nights can be added from £100.00 per person.

Additional Racedays
Add additional days racing to your package on either Thursday or Friday from £80 per person (price includes reserved enclosure & return transfers).

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on sole occupancy for a supplement of £200.

Hotel information


The Osprey Hotel is a luxury 4-star urban retreat in the heart of Naas town Co. Kildare just 35 minutes from Dublin and 20 minutes from The Curragh.

Offering 108 spacious and luxurious guest rooms with custom furnishings with blissful bathrooms that have a deep soaking tub and free standing rain shower.

The hotel's restaurant,Herald & Devoy, opened in 2017 and was designed by celebrity architect Hugh Wallace. The Executive Head Chef's twist of imaginative genius is inspired using the freshest and best of ingredients.

Enjoy a drink in Osprey Bar, from a perfectly chilled pint to an elaborate cocktail. Carvery lunch is available each day followed by an extensive bar menu with all the favourites from a Thai green curry to a hearty club sandwich. There is live music on Friday and Saturday nights. On warmer days, guests can relax in the outdoor courtyard.

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Wednesday 1st May 2019

Ticket only

General Admission (from £27.00)

Adult
£27.00

Reserved Enclosure (from £36.00)

Adult
£36.00

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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Punchestown Gold Cup Day Package

Tue 30 Apr 2019 - Thu 02 May 2019

  • Reserved Enclosure
  • The Heritage Hotel & Spa

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Airport Dublin Coach
    - Racecourse Transfers

£319.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This two night Punchestown Festival package includes accommodation, transfers and tickets to the Punchestown Gold Cup on Wednesday 1st May.

Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport, please enquire for pricing.

Package Includes


  • Return Airport Dublin Coach
  • Two Nights Bed & Breakfast at The Heritage Hotel and Spa
  • Return Racecourse Transfers
  • Reserved Enclosure Tickets to Punchestown

Additional Information


Extend your stay
If you would like to prolong your stay in Ireland additional nights can be added from £110.00 per person.

Additional Racedays
Add additional days racing to your package on either Thursday or Friday from £80 per person (price includes reserved enclosure & return transfers).

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on sole occupancy for a supplement of £220.

Hotel information


The Heritage Killenard is a remarkable destination – an experience where memories are cherished and dreams fulfilled.

A unique, classical property with a charming character, the Heritage Killenard presents a stunning Hotel and a wonderful Spa against an idyllic landscape in the very heart of Ireland. Here you will experience the highest level of comfort, service and cuisine, in a world that has been created purely for pleasure and indulgence.

Nestled in the charming village of Killenard, this magnificent property combines a stunning countryside setting with optimum convenience for guests. Located just off the M7 motorway in Ireland’s most central county Laois, the Heritage Killenard is one hour southwest of Dublin City and Dublin International Airport, and two hours from Shannon International Airport and Cork City. The hotel is also just 25 minute from the Curragh.

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Punchestown Gold Cup Day Package

Tue 30 Apr 2019 - Thu 02 May 2019

  • Reserved Enclosure
  • The Osprey Hotel

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Airport Dublin Coach
    - Racecourse Transfers

£439.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This two night Punchestown Festival package includes accommodation, transfers and tickets to the Punchestown Gold Cup Day on Wednesday 1st May.

Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport, please enquire for pricing.

Package Includes


  • Return Airport Dublin Coach
  • Two Nights Bed & Breakfast at The Osprey Hotel
  • Return Racecourse Transfers
  • Reserved Enclosure Tickets to Punchestown

Additional Information


Extend your stay
If you would like to prolong your stay in Ireland additional nights can be added from £100.00 per person.

Additional Racedays
Add additional days racing to your package on either Thursday or Friday from £80 per person (price includes reserved enclosure & return transfers).

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on sole occupancy for a supplement of £200.

Hotel information


The Osprey Hotel is a luxury 4-star urban retreat in the heart of Naas town Co. Kildare just 35 minutes from Dublin and 20 minutes from The Curragh.

Offering 108 spacious and luxurious guest rooms with custom furnishings with blissful bathrooms that have a deep soaking tub and free standing rain shower.

The hotel's restaurant,Herald & Devoy, opened in 2017 and was designed by celebrity architect Hugh Wallace. The Executive Head Chef's twist of imaginative genius is inspired using the freshest and best of ingredients.

Enjoy a drink in Osprey Bar, from a perfectly chilled pint to an elaborate cocktail. Carvery lunch is available each day followed by an extensive bar menu with all the favourites from a Thai green curry to a hearty club sandwich. There is live music on Friday and Saturday nights. On warmer days, guests can relax in the outdoor courtyard.

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Thursday 2nd May 2019

Ticket only

General Admission (from £27.00)

Adult
£27.00

Reserved Enclosure (from £36.00)

Adult
£36.00

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle Day Pacakage

Wed 01 May 2019 - Fri 03 May 2019

  • Reserved Enclosure
  • The Heritage Hotel & Spa

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Airport Dublin Coach
    - Racecourse Transfers

£319.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This two night Punchestown Festival package includes accommodation, transfers and tickets to The Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle Day on Thursday 2nd May.

Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport, please enquire for pricing.

Package Includes


  • Return Airport Dublin Coach
  • Two Nights Bed & Breakfast at The Heritage Hotel and Spa
  • Return Racecourse Transfers
  • Reserved Enclosure Tickets to Punchestown

Additional Information


Extend your stay
If you would like to prolong your stay in Ireland additional nights can be added from £110.00 per person.

Additional Racedays
Add additional days racing to your package on either Thursday or Friday from £80 per person (price includes reserved enclosure & return transfers).

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on sole occupancy for a supplement of £220.

Hotel information


The Heritage Killenard is a remarkable destination – an experience where memories are cherished and dreams fulfilled.

A unique, classical property with a charming character, the Heritage Killenard presents a stunning Hotel and a wonderful Spa against an idyllic landscape in the very heart of Ireland. Here you will experience the highest level of comfort, service and cuisine, in a world that has been created purely for pleasure and indulgence.

Nestled in the charming village of Killenard, this magnificent property combines a stunning countryside setting with optimum convenience for guests. Located just off the M7 motorway in Ireland’s most central county Laois, the Heritage Killenard is one hour southwest of Dublin City and Dublin International Airport, and two hours from Shannon International Airport and Cork City. The hotel is also just 25 minute from the Curragh.

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Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle Day Package

Wed 01 May 2019 - Fri 03 May 2019

  • Reserved Enclosure
  • The Osprey Hotel

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Airport Dublin Coach
    - Racecourse Transfers

£439.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This two night Punchestown Festival package includes accommodation, transfers and tickets to The Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle Day on Thursday 2nd May.

Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport, please enquire for pricing.

Package Includes


  • Return Airport Dublin Coach
  • Two Nights Bed & Breakfast at The Osprey Hotel
  • Return Racecourse Transfers
  • Reserved Enclosure Tickets to Punchestown

Additional Information


Extend your stay
If you would like to prolong your stay in Ireland additional nights can be added from £100.00 per person.

Additional Racedays
Add additional days racing to your package on either Thursday or Friday from £80 per person (price includes reserved enclosure & return transfers).

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on sole occupancy for a supplement of £200.

Hotel information


The Osprey Hotel is a luxury 4-star urban retreat in the heart of Naas town Co. Kildare just 35 minutes from Dublin and 20 minutes from The Curragh.

Offering 108 spacious and luxurious guest rooms with custom furnishings with blissful bathrooms that have a deep soaking tub and free standing rain shower.

The hotel's restaurant,Herald & Devoy, opened in 2017 and was designed by celebrity architect Hugh Wallace. The Executive Head Chef's twist of imaginative genius is inspired using the freshest and best of ingredients.

Enjoy a drink in Osprey Bar, from a perfectly chilled pint to an elaborate cocktail. Carvery lunch is available each day followed by an extensive bar menu with all the favourites from a Thai green curry to a hearty club sandwich. There is live music on Friday and Saturday nights. On warmer days, guests can relax in the outdoor courtyard.

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Friday 3rd May 2019

Ticket only

General Admission (from £36.00)

Adult
£36.00

Reserved Enclosure (from £45.00)

Adult
£45.00

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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BETDAQ Champion Hurdle Day Package

Thu 02 May 2019 - Sat 04 May 2019

  • Reserved Enclosure
  • The Heritage Hotel & Spa

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Airport Dublin Coach
    - Racecourse Transfers

£319.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This two night Punchestown Festival package includes accommodation, transfers and tickets to BETDAQ Champion Hurdle Day on Friday 3rd May.

Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport, please enquire for pricing.

Package Includes


  • Return Airport Dublin Coach
  • Two Nights Bed & Breakfast at The Heritage Hotel and Spa
  • Return Racecourse Transfers
  • Reserved Enclosure Tickets to Punchestown

Additional Information


Extend your stay
If you would like to prolong your stay in Ireland additional nights can be added from £110.00 per person.

Additional Racedays
Add additional days racing to your package on either Thursday or Friday from £80 per person (price includes reserved enclosure & return transfers).

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on sole occupancy for a supplement of £220.

Hotel information


The Heritage Killenard is a remarkable destination – an experience where memories are cherished and dreams fulfilled.

A unique, classical property with a charming character, the Heritage Killenard presents a stunning Hotel and a wonderful Spa against an idyllic landscape in the very heart of Ireland. Here you will experience the highest level of comfort, service and cuisine, in a world that has been created purely for pleasure and indulgence.

Nestled in the charming village of Killenard, this magnificent property combines a stunning countryside setting with optimum convenience for guests. Located just off the M7 motorway in Ireland’s most central county Laois, the Heritage Killenard is one hour southwest of Dublin City and Dublin International Airport, and two hours from Shannon International Airport and Cork City. The hotel is also just 25 minute from the Curragh.

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BETDAQ Champion Hurdle Day Package

Thu 02 May 2019 - Sat 04 May 2019

  • Reserved Enclosure
  • The Osprey Hotel

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Airport Dublin Coach
    - Racecourse Transfers

£439.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This two night Punchestown Festival package includes accommodation, transfers and tickets to BETDAQ Champion Hurdle Day on Friday 3rd May.

Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport, please enquire for pricing.

Package Includes


  • Return Airport Dublin Coach
  • Two Nights Bed & Breakfast at The Osprey Hotel
  • Return Racecourse Transfers
  • Reserved Enclosure Tickets to Punchestown

Additional Information


Extend your stay
If you would like to prolong your stay in Ireland additional nights can be added from £100.00 per person.

Additional Racedays
Add additional days racing to your package on either Thursday or Friday from £80 per person (price includes reserved enclosure & return transfers).

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on sole occupancy for a supplement of £200.

Hotel information


The Osprey Hotel is a luxury 4-star urban retreat in the heart of Naas town Co. Kildare just 35 minutes from Dublin and 20 minutes from The Curragh.

Offering 108 spacious and luxurious guest rooms with custom furnishings with blissful bathrooms that have a deep soaking tub and free standing rain shower.

The hotel's restaurant,Herald & Devoy, opened in 2017 and was designed by celebrity architect Hugh Wallace. The Executive Head Chef's twist of imaginative genius is inspired using the freshest and best of ingredients.

Enjoy a drink in Osprey Bar, from a perfectly chilled pint to an elaborate cocktail. Carvery lunch is available each day followed by an extensive bar menu with all the favourites from a Thai green curry to a hearty club sandwich. There is live music on Friday and Saturday nights. On warmer days, guests can relax in the outdoor courtyard.

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Saturday 4th May 2019

Ticket only

General Admission (from £27.00)

Adult
£27.00

Reserved Enclosure (from £36.00)

Adult
£36.00

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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AES Festival Family Day Package

Fri 03 May 2019 - Sun 05 May 2019

  • Reserved Enclosure
  • The Heritage Hotel & Spa

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Airport Dublin Coach
    - Racecourse Transfers

£319.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This two night Punchestown Festival package includes accommodation, transfers and tickets to the AES Festival Family Day on Saturday 4th May.

Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport, please enquire for pricing.

Package Includes


  • Return Airport Dublin Coach
  • Two Nights Bed & Breakfast at The Heritage Hotel and Spa
  • Return Racecourse Transfers
  • Reserved Enclosure Tickets to Punchestown

Additional Information


Extend your stay
If you would like to prolong your stay in Ireland additional nights can be added from £110.00 per person.

Additional Racedays
Add additional days racing to your package on either Thursday or Friday from £80 per person (price includes reserved enclosure & return transfers).

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on sole occupancy for a supplement of £220.

Hotel information


The Heritage Killenard is a remarkable destination – an experience where memories are cherished and dreams fulfilled.

A unique, classical property with a charming character, the Heritage Killenard presents a stunning Hotel and a wonderful Spa against an idyllic landscape in the very heart of Ireland. Here you will experience the highest level of comfort, service and cuisine, in a world that has been created purely for pleasure and indulgence.

Nestled in the charming village of Killenard, this magnificent property combines a stunning countryside setting with optimum convenience for guests. Located just off the M7 motorway in Ireland’s most central county Laois, the Heritage Killenard is one hour southwest of Dublin City and Dublin International Airport, and two hours from Shannon International Airport and Cork City. The hotel is also just 25 minute from the Curragh.

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AES Festival Family Day Package

Fri 03 May 2019 - Sun 05 May 2019

  • Reserved Enclosure
  • The Osprey Hotel

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Airport Dublin Coach
    - Racecourse Transfers

£439.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This two night Punchestown Festival package includes accommodation, transfers and tickets to the AES Festival Family Day on Saturday 4th May.

Flights can be added to this package from any UK airport, please enquire for pricing.

Package Includes


  • Return Airport Dublin Coach
  • Two Nights Bed & Breakfast at The Osprey Hotel
  • Return Racecourse Transfers
  • Reserved Enclosure Tickets to Punchestown

Additional Information


Extend your stay
If you would like to prolong your stay in Ireland additional nights can be added from £100.00 per person.

Additional Racedays
Add additional days racing to your package on either Thursday or Friday from £80 per person (price includes reserved enclosure & return transfers).

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on sole occupancy for a supplement of £200.

Hotel information


The Osprey Hotel is a luxury 4-star urban retreat in the heart of Naas town Co. Kildare just 35 minutes from Dublin and 20 minutes from The Curragh.

Offering 108 spacious and luxurious guest rooms with custom furnishings with blissful bathrooms that have a deep soaking tub and free standing rain shower.

The hotel's restaurant,Herald & Devoy, opened in 2017 and was designed by celebrity architect Hugh Wallace. The Executive Head Chef's twist of imaginative genius is inspired using the freshest and best of ingredients.

Enjoy a drink in Osprey Bar, from a perfectly chilled pint to an elaborate cocktail. Carvery lunch is available each day followed by an extensive bar menu with all the favourites from a Thai green curry to a hearty club sandwich. There is live music on Friday and Saturday nights. On warmer days, guests can relax in the outdoor courtyard.

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Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

General Admission

Admission to the general enclosure, parade ring, grandstand, public food outlets, shopping village and multiple bars. (Upgrades to the reserved enclosure can be purchased on the day of racing)

Reserved Enclosure

The reserved enclosure is considered the social hub of the Festival in April. In addition to the general enclosure facilities, reserved enclosure ticket holders can enjoy trackside lawns at the last fence, the famous Sky Bar, additional seating, the Bollinger Champagne Pavilion, dining, betting and live music. Book early for Festival Friday to avoid disappointment as there is a limited capacity.

Dress Codes

What to wear

There is no dress code at Punchestown. So dress up or dress down, it's up to you. Those attending hospitality pavilions tend to wear smart casual but most wear suits. However, how often do you get a chance to get dressed in your finest?

Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

By Car

From Dublin Airport - 48kms (30 miles) M1, M50, N7, R410 From Dublin City - 35km (22miles) N7, R410 From Cork - 2hrs, 40 mins, N8, N7 R410 From Galway - 2hrs, 50mins M6, M4, M50, N7, R410 From Belfast - 2hrs, 20mins, M1, M50, N7, R410

Festival Coach Service From Dublin City Centre & Naas Town

Marathon Travel are the official transport partners for the 2017 Punchestown Festival. The service will cater for Dublin city centre & Naas town. We recommend advance booking to save money and secure your seat. For Advance, Group & Private Bookings: Phone +353 (0) 1 4755010 or email info@marathontravel.ie

Naas Shuttle Service

Local companies will be doing a shuttle service from outside Lawlors Hotel and outside the Post Office in the middle of Naas starting from 11.30. They will also do return shuttle.

NON - FESTIVAL Bus Service

Unfortunately due to fluctuating demand we no longer operate a direct coach service to Punchestown outside of the festival dates. Any exceptions to this will be notified via Twitter and Facebook but please feel free to contact the Punchestown office should you have any queries. We would suggest that a bus to Naas (2 miles from racecourse) and a taxi from one of the two ranks on the main street is the best option. There is a very helpful website called www.gethere.ie that can assist in your transport query. The following companies operate services from Dublin City centre to Naas main street: www.jjkavanagh.ie www.dublincoach.ie www.buseireann.ie

By Rail

Irish Rail operate a service from Dublin's Heuston Station to Sallins (just outside Naas). During the festival there will be a shuttle bus service in operation which will transfer passengers to Poplar Square in Naas for free. From there the raceday bus will collect (from €5) or a taxi direct to the track should be around €10 - €15.

By Air

Visit www.ryanair.com our official airline partners fly from 16 different locations throughout the UK. Please check bus/coach and rail sections for transfer details.

By Sea

Our friends at Irish Ferries have kindly offered a 10% for sailings around the Punchestown Festival. Dublin City Port - 40 mins Dun Laoghaire - 45mins Rosslare Harbour - 2hrs Larne, Belfast - 3hrs

By Helicopter

Visit www.executive-helicopters.com Executive Helicopters offer transfers from various airports, hotel and private locations to our heli-pad located at Punchestown racecourse. For further information please contact Billy at 086 2582248

By Taxi

Taxis can drop and collect fares directly at the main entrance. Taxi from Dublin city centre or international airport could cost from €50 - €80.

Parking

Free Parking - for up to 17,000 cars

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