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Family friendly travelling in Dublin

With its leafy green parks, themed museums, boat trips, discovery tours, and exotic zoo animals, there’s a whole host of family-friendly attractions in Dublin just waiting to be discovered. Home of the legend of Tir na nÓg, or “The Land of Eternal Youth,” adults and children alike will be enchanted by this charming city. Grand architecture and Irish traditions combine with historic treasures and exciting adventures, making Dublin the ideal destination for a fun-filled family break and memories that last a lifetime!

Things to see in Dublin

Take a picnic to St Stephen’s Green, and share your sandwiches with feathered friends at the duck pond! Bigger animals are on the prowl at Dublin Zoo, where visitors can enjoy interactive exhibits, petting areas, and the magnificent creatures that roam the African Plains. Sports fanatics won’t want to miss a trip to Croke Park, headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association, where you can take a child-friendly tour of the stadium and visit the on-site museum. Immerse yourself in Dublin’s dynamic history on a Viking tour—learn about the city’s colorful past while giving your best Viking roars along the way! Marvel at the fascinating specimens on display at the Natural History Museum, or gather lucky charms and learn all about Ireland’s mythical creatures at the National Leprechaun Museum, where culture and tradition merge to create a fun-filled experience for the whole family.

Family-friendly hotels in Dublin

The city and surrounding areas are full of family-friendly hotels, offering a range of amenities to cater for family groups of all shapes and sizes. Irish hospitality is in full swing in Dublin’s family-friendly hotels, with many offering generous free breakfasts to spin out the family budget. Others boast facilities such as indoor swimming pools, fitness centers, indoor and outdoor child-friendly play areas, babysitting services, and organized tours and day trips to Dublin’s top tourist attractions—meaning you won’t need leprechaun magic to ensure that your family vacation in Dublin is remembered for all the best reasons!

Where to stay in Dublin

A bustling hub of stores, restaurants, and historical hotspots, Dublin’s O’Connell Street is right at the heart of the city. This area is known for its great choice of family-friendly accommodation and is within easy walking distance of all the action. The St Stephen’s Green neighborhood combines the buzz of city life with the tranquility of the park, making it a peaceful place to stay that’s still only moments away from the hustle and bustle of popular Grafton Street. For easy access to child-friendly attractions in Dublin, including the zoo, the centrally located Phoenix Park district is another great place to book your family hotel.

How to get to Dublin

Fly into Dublin Airport, where cabs and car hire are available, or opt for the express bus service which will have you whisked downtown within 30 minutes. National rail services operate out of Heuston and Connolly stations, while the city and suburbs are serviced by DART and LUAS trains. Top up a LUAS card for access to quick and easy transport within the city center, or avail of unlimited travel on all Dublin bus services with a discounted family ticket. Alternatively, hire a bike and enjoy a fun family activity while zooming around the most popular sights in Dublin!

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