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With The Johnstown Estate’s superb location close to the N4, it gives you the option of taking advantage of both the relaxing countryside and Dublin’s vibrant city centre.

Attractions in Meath

Tayto park- 40 minutes

Tayto Park is a fun filled park which is one of the first of its kind in Ireland with over 100 attractions. At Tayto Park, they have an abundance of facilities to make your visit to them more enjoyable. The park and play area guarantees hours of fun for all the family. Location: Ashbourne, Co.Meath

Base entertainment centre Celbridge – 15 minutes

Is perfect for a family day out! Featuring a huge Soft-Play area, Space Bumpers, 8 state of the art bowling lanes, American style diner, Laser maze and many more exciting amusements there is something for all ages, all under the one roof.

Lullymore Heritage Park- 30 minutes

Lullymore is set on 60 acres of breath-taking landscape and explores Irish heritage, culture and environment with woodland/peat land trails, gardens and exhibitions. It’s also a great place for the little ones with a state of the art indoor forest themed play centre, outdoor play area with crazy golf, pet farm and train trips. Experience a 9,000 year journey through landmark periods of Irish history – the past truly comes to life with the Parks interactive multi-media, replica dwellings and exhibitions. Lullymore, Rathangan, Co.Kildare

Wallaby Woods- 15 minutes

Wallaby Woods is a family run Open Farm set in 16 acres of woodland incorporating a number of water features. With 35 species to see and lots of activities on offer, it is a wonderful experience for all ages. Location: Doneda, Co.Kildare.

 

Donadea forest park-20 minutes

There are many historical features including the remains of the castle, walled gardens, church, tower, ice house, boat house and Lime Tree Avenue. There is also a 2.3 hectare lake with ducks and other birds and a wonderful display of water-lilies in the summer.

Irish National Stud, Japanese Gardens - 45 minutes

The Irish National Stud, the Japanese Gardens and the St.Fiachra's commemorative Garden all are icons of scenic and panoramic views and continue to amaze the visitors since their opening. The premier aim of the National Stud was to provide class stallions to the Tully farm. The Japanese gardens are a living monument of the East meeting the West on Western ground. The St.Fiachra's garden was created in commemoration by the National Stud for St. Fiachra to celebrate the millennium. Address: Tully, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare Phone:353 45 521251 Email: stud@irish-national-stud.ie Web: www.irish-national-stud.ie

Attractions in Dublin

Dublin zoo -30 minutes

Dublin Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the world but has gone through an impressive metamorphosis over the last decade. The most recent addition is the Kaziranga Forest Trail, a wonderful new habitat for the zoo's breeding herd of Asian elephants.

Aqua zone-National aquatics centre- 30 minutes

AquaZone, at the National Aquatic Centre, is one of the most innovative water parks in Europe. A whole host of exciting features ensures that there is lots of family fun, thrills – and something for everyone.

The Dublin Wax museum- 35 minutes

The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting interactive visitor attraction located in the heart of Dublin's city centre Temple Bar district and just off Dame Street. The museum is housed over four floors and 13,000 square feet in a historic Foster Place landmark building, previously the home for Ireland's gold store and arms at the turn of the last century. Address: The Armoury, Foster Place, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Phone:01 671 8373 Email: hello@waxmuseumplus.ie Web: www.waxmuseumplus.ie

National Botanic Gardens- 35 minutes

Established in 1705 by the Royal Dublin Society, the National Botanic gardens are an asset of plant species. The garden, stretching over an area of 19.5 hectares is home to at least 20,000 plant species and is a constant source of amazement for all the visitors. Address: Glasnevin, Dublin 9 Phone:353 1 8374388 Email: botanicscentre@opw.ie http://www.botanicgardens.ie/

Guinness Storehouse- 35 minutes

The adventure starts as soon as you enter the giant building the Guinness Storehouse is an experience of a life time and not to be missed. Go down the historical trail of the origin of Guinness, world's best loved beer and indulge yourself in the sheer joy of seeing the process of this best loved beer. The Guinness experience is one that's not to be overlooked. Address: Guinness Storehouse, St. James Gate, Dublin 8 Phone: (01) 408 4800 Email: guinness-storehouse@guinness.comWebsite:www.guinness-storehouse.com

Irish Museum of Modern Art

The Irish Museum of Modern Art is Ireland's leading national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art. Address: Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Phone:+353-16129900 Email: info@imma.ie Web: www.imma.ie

National Concert Hall

The National Concert Hall is one of Dublin's premiere venues. No matter what your interest in music, the National Concert Hall has events throughout the year to suit your tastes. Phone:(0)1 417 0000 Email: info@nch.ie Web: http://www.nch.ie

Trinity college- Book of Kells

The Book of Kells dates from circa 800 AD and is one of the most beautiful illuminated manuscripts in the world, comprised of richly decorated texts of the gospels in Latin. More than half a million visitors flock to Trinity College Dublin each year to view the Book of Kells.

Croke park skyline tour- 45 minutes

Lasting approximately 90 minutes, the Sky Line tour at Croke Park features a specially- designed walkway suspended above the Croke Park pitch, offering a view of Ireland’s most famous arena from a completely different angle. There are five viewing platforms on the 0.6km rooftop walkway. Admission includes a multilingual audio guide and admission to the GAA Museum.

Meath - Things To Do

 

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