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Houses, Gardens and Parks to visit for Family Fun Days out in Dublin


National Botanic Gardens
These colourful gardens cover a total area of 19.5 hectares, part of which is the natural flood plain of the river Tolka. The gardens contain approx 20,000 species and cultivars. There are four ranges of glasshouses including the recently restored Curvilinear Range along with an Education Centre. Find out more.
G P O Witness History
The GPO is indelibly associated with the 1916 Easter Rising and the GPO Witness History is a new interactive and immersive visitor attraction which offesr a unique blend of learning, engagement and fun to visitors of all ages. Personal stories and eye witness accounts from the active participants on both sides, the bystanders and the GPO workers who were caught in the middle; bring to life the events of that turbulent week. Read more.
Ardgillan Castle
Ardgillan Castle and Demesne in North County Dublin is a stunning visitor attraction with a range of facilities including castle tours, theatre events, afternoon tea and children’s parties. Our guided tours are available all year round on demand. Our state-of-the-art playground has over 30 pieces of play equipment to enjoy. Find out more.
Malahide Castle and Gardens
Take a guided tour of one of Ireland's oldest castles, dating back to the 12th Century. Explore Malahide Castles Walled Botanical Garden and Exhibition.The state of the art playground at the castle has plenty of apparatus for the very little ones and the not so little ones to enjoy! Take a ride on The Malahide Road Train. Find out more .