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

Altamont Gardens
Large, beautiful old world garden, Robinsonian in style with a strong emphasis on the informal tradition of combining a good plant collection within the natural landscape of its environment. Lawns and clipped yews slope down to a lake surrounded by rare trees and shrubs and a profusion of rosesr. Guided Tours available on request. Find out more.
Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park
Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park is set on a mineral island in the heart of Ireland’s largest peatland, the Bog of Allen in West Kildare. The Park is great for family fun offering excellent indoor / outdoor play areas, pet farm and train trips. Described by many as a true hidden gem, Lullymore is a great place to discover a truly educational and fun day out for all! Find out more.
Beyond the Trees Avondale
Discover Ireland's exciting new world class visitor destination, Beyond the Trees Avondale in Wicklow. Journey through the forest and above the canopy of the trees, experience this unique 1.4km treetop walk in Avondale Forest Park. Beyond the Trees Avondale is a unique visitor destination suitable for all ages. The Treetop Walk and Viewing Tower are buggy and wheelchair accessible.
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Avondale House & Forest Park
Beautiful historic Georgian House, birthplace and home of Charles Stewart Parnell. Open until 31st Oct to visit. Set in over 500 acres of frest parkland. Signposted walks, picnic area, children's play area, orienteering course, deer pen. Kitchen Cafe. Find out more Find out more.
Heywood Gardens
Completed in 1912, the property consists of gardens, lakes, woodland and architectural features. It was transferred to State ownership in November 1993 from the Salesian Fathers who had taken care of it since 1941. Find out more .