RUSSBOROUGH HOUSE & PARKLANDS, BLESSINGTON, CO WICKLOW

Where history and culture live on.

Reputed to be the longest house in Ireland with a frontage of 210m, Russborough House is a stately home that is an incredible example of palladian architecture. Set upon an incredible parkland, this is the ideal venue for family festival fun!

With years of festival experience under their belt, Electric Picnic, Event Fuel and The Tenth Man, can almost anticipate the needs and desires of family festival goers.

 
 
 
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THE LOCATION

Entertainment, imaginative programming and security is key, as is accessibility and setting. And Russborough delivers on all.

An expansive 200 acre estate located just 20km from Dublin in Co. Wicklow, just off the N81, Kaleidoscope is designed to make the entire festival experience as seamless as possible.

 
 
 
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Getting to Kaleidoscope is nice and easy! There’ll be lots of road signposts to guide you so keep your peepers peeled. For planning your travel in advance, see all deets here:

BY CAR

FROM DUBLIN//M50

N81 Route (Traffic coming from Dublin)

Car Park // Taxi // Drop OFF - GATE 1 Drive though Blessington Town on the N81 and turn right at the Burgage Roundabout, joining left onto the Kilmalum Road. Continue on the L6052 until the L3863 until you reach the signposted car park entrance for Gate 1.

Car Camping / Campervan Route - GATE 3 For Car Camping and Campervans, stay on the N81 past Russborough House and turn right onto the L2050 towards Ballymore Eustace. Once you reach Ballymore Eustace, turn right onto the L6056 towards Bishopshill until you get to the festival site via Gate 3.

FROM NAAS M7//M9

M7 / M9 Route (Traffic approaching from Naas)

Car Park // Taxi // Drop OFF - GATE 1 Take the south Naas exit from the M7 (Junction 10) onto the Naas ring road as far as the R411 roundabout, joining the R411 through to Ballymore Eustace. Follow the L6056 and continue to Gate 1.

Car Camping / Campervan Route - GATE 3 Take the South Naas exit from the M7 (Junction 10). Then take the Naas Ring Road as far as the R411 roundabout where it will join the R411 through to Ballymore Eustace. All traffic will follow the L6056 and Car Camping and Campervans will follow the signposts to Gate 3.

FROM CARLOW

N81 Northbound Route (Coming from Baltinglass) - GATE 1 All festival traffic heading northbound on the N81 will be directed to Ballymore Eustace.

Car Park // Taxi // Drop OFF // - GATE 1 Follow L6056 and continue to Gate 1.

Car Camping / Campervan Route - GATE 3 Follow L6056 and enter via Gate 3.

BY BUS

All information on getting to and from Kaleidoscope by bus can be found through this link here: https://bushiredublin.net/bus_service/kaleidoscope/

Public Vehicle Access (Buses, Taxis & Drop Off) - Gate 4

Any Private Hire Coaches and Buses who arrive to the festival will be directed to follow the N81 southbound and enter the festival site via GATE 4 – the established COACH ENTRANCE for Russborough House. A registration process will be in place to facilitate the orderly and timely collection of festival attendees. This link will be live on the Kaleidoscope website from Monday June 17th. Please note parking of private hire coaches is not permitted onsite.

ON FOOT

PLEASE NOTE: ACCESS ON FOOT IS BY SHUTTLE BUS ONLY FROM MAIN STREET, BLESSINGTON

Shuttle bus services will run from Blessington Town, The Avon, Ballymore Eustace, Naas, Citywest and Dublin City Centre. The drop off for shuttle buses will be GATE 4. Collection is also at GATE 4. Timetables and further information on shuttle buses can be found through this link: https://bushiredublin.net/bus_service/kaleidoscope/

 
 
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