Punchestown Irish National Hunt Festival, Co Kildare

Tues, 29 April 2014 - Sat, 3 May 2014

This is the highlight of the Irish racing calendar. Nowadays it is simply referred to as ‘Punchestown’ and is one of the premier Racing Festivals in the British Isles. The Irish are renowned for their friendly and hospitable nature and there is no better place than the unique atmosphere of Punchestown to experience this.

Punchestown Festival - tailor-made flexible package by air

Camden Court Hotel, Dublin 2 - Superior 3 Star
Camden Court Hotel

Camden Court Hotel is located on the south side of Dublin city approx 5-10 mins walk from St. Stephen's Green and the shopping district of Grafton Steet. It is within easy reach of public transport, restaurants, sightseeing and pubs. Facilities include leisure centre and gym and complimentary guest parking (subject to availability). Journey time to Punchestown is approximately one hour.

Punchestown Festival Short Break includes:

  • Return travel by air to Dublin from Birmingham, London area, Manchester, Scotland (other airports on request and supplements may apply) based on restricted budget fare
  • Meet and Greet at Dublin Airport
  • Bed and full Irish breakfast in a twin or double room
  • Complimentary use of leisure facilities
  • Festival Admission / Reserved Enclosure Badge
  • Daily transfers shared with other racegoers as described below
  • ATOL protection

Price per person sharing based on two travelling:

  • From £449 p.p.s.
  • Extra Night p.p.s. £52
  • Single Supplement: £30 per night
No. of Nights 2 3 4 5
Price p.p.s. from £449 £560 £670 £785
No. of days racing 2 3 4 5

Minimum Stay: Two Nights - start any night from Tuesday to Friday

We can amend this package if you wish to arrive in advance of the Festival or extend your stay.

Flights. We will arrange a flight so that you arrive at Dublin Airport by 10.00 a.m. approx.


Transfer details will be included with your confirmed itinerary, but include the following:

Day of arrival - transfer to Hotel from Dublin Airport.
Daily return transfers from hotel to Punchestown Racecourse for each day that you have booked racing. We aim to arrive at the track at least one hour before the first race and leave 30 minutes after the last race. Transfers between hotel and Punchestown take approximately one hour. Please note that on day of departure we do not provide a transfer to Dublin Airport.

Return Transfer only option available - 30 return from Dublin City to Punchestown - must be pre-booked Tel: 01372 451910 or email: racing@ireland-oncourse.co.uk.

If you wish to book your own flights and/or Festival Admission, price reductions are available - please ask.

Punchestown Festival Tailor-Made Itinerary - Fly-Drive or by Sea with own car

We will be happy to arrange a tailor-made stay for the Festival in the Co Kildare area featuring Hotels, B & B or Self-Catering homes. Please ask us for a costing.

Click here to request a tailor-made itinerary.