Dublin & the Punchestown Festival

Join us for the highlight of the Irish racing calendar, the annual Irish National Hunt Festival, as we head to Punchestown Racecourse in County Kildare on Punchestown Gold Cup Day. You'll get thrilling sporting action, live entertainment, family fun and great food and drink as horses, jockeys and trainers converge for the Punchestown Gold Cup, considered the highlight of this 5-day festival. Plus we’ll also see the Irish Champion Bumper, Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle and the Weatherbys GSB EBF Mares Flat Race. It’s sure to be an exciting day!

Travel Options

Holiday Highlights

  • Return flight to Dublin*
  • Airport taxes and hand luggage only
  • Airport transfers in Dublin
  • 2 nights bed and breakfast at the Bonnington Hotel, Dublin
  • Return coach transfers and admission to the Punchestown Festival
  • Services of a local representative

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Bonnington Hotel

The Bonnington Hotel is located just over a mile from Dublin city centre, a short walk from Dublin's Botanic Gardens. This charming 19th-century hotel combines classical appeal with modern facilities, including a leisure centre with pool, gym and hot tub. Rooms are en suite with bath and shower, toiletries, hairdryer, TV, free Wi-Fi and tea/coffee-making facilities.

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Day 1: Make your way to your chosen airport for the flight to Dublin, where on arrival we transfer to the Bonnington Hotel for check in and free time before the first of two nights' stay.

Day 2: After breakfast we depart by coach for the festival. There'll be plenty of time to soak up the fun atmosphere and enjoy the extensive racecourse facilities before the racing begins. The highlight of the day is the Gold Cup, a Grade 1 National Hunt steeplechase with 17 jump fences. After the last race, we'll return to the hotel.

Day 3: After breakfast we transfer to the airport for your flight home.

*Air holiday prices are correct at the time of publication but are subject to fluctuation and availability. Other regional airports may be available and the final price will depend on your chosen airport, airline and flight time. This will be advised at the time of booking.

Individual hand luggage is included however; additional checked-in hold luggage may be purchased (the weight allowance does vary between airlines). Please ask for details.

Hotel transfers may be in shared vehicles. You may also have to await passengers arriving on other flights; for your convenience we will do our utmost to keep the waiting time to a minimum.

Holiday operated by Just Go! Holidays under ATOL No.10889