Sometimes we can be stuck for ideas to keep the children occupied, we hope you enjoy this list of Activities, Parks, Playgrounds and Animal Farms and that it comes in handy for you.

Parks, Playgrounds and Animal Farms:

The Kildare Maze, Co. Kildare –

Oak Park, Carlow –

Glenroe Farm, Wicklow –

Powerscourt Gardens, Enniskerry, Wicklow –

Phoenix Park, Dublin 15 –

Airfield Park House, Kilmacud, Dublin 18 –

Rathfarnham Castle – playground and castle – Visit Dublin – Kids Dublin – Rathfarnham Castle

Newbridge House, Donabate, Co. Dublin –

Malahide Castle, Malahide, Co. Dublin –

The Irish National Stud & Gardens, Co. Kildare – Irish National Stud

Herbert Park, Dublin 4 – Herbert Park | Dublin City Council

Bushy Park, Dublin 6w – Bushy Park | Dublin City Council

Marley Park, Dublin 14 – Marlay Park Information

St Stephens Green, Dublin 2 – St. Stephens Green Information

Merrion Square Park, Dublin 2 – Merrion Square Park | Dublin City Council

The People’s Park, Dun Laoghaire – People’s Park Dun Laoghaire

Cabinteely Park, Dublin 18 – Cabinteely Park

Blackrock Park, Co. Dublin – Blackrock Park

St. Anne’s Park, Raheny, Dublin 5 – St Annes Park | Dublin City Council

Dodder Valley Linear Park, Rathfarnham – Dodder Valley Linear Park | South Dublin County Council

Griffeen Valley Park, Lucan – Griffeen Valley Park | South Dublin County Council

TickTock Activity Farm, Wicklow –

Straffan Butterfly Farm, Co,Kildare – The Straffan Butterfly Farm and Exhibition

Powerscourt House, Wicklow – House | Powerscourt Estate

Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan, Co, Dublin – Ardgillan Castle Information

National Botanical Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9 – National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin

For more information on Parks see

Dublin City Parks | Dublin City Council

Historic Sites of County Kildare, Ireland

Parks and Recreation | South Dublin County Council


Activity and Adventure Centres:

Awesome Walls Climbing Centre, Finglas, Dublin11 – Awesome Walls Climbing Centres

Kart-City Raceway, Dublin Airport – Kart City Raceway

Tricky Tricksters Magic Castle, Naas, Co. Kildare – Magic Castle

The Ark, Dublin – The Ark, Dublin. Arts & Entertainment for children

Dome Family Entertainment Centre, Carlow – The Dome

Greenan Farm Museum and Maze, Wicklow – Greenan Farm Maze & Museums

Clara Lara Fun Park Wicklow –

Funtasia Waterpark, Co. Louth –

Clap Handies, Dublin – ClapHandies

National Sea Life Centre, Co. Wicklow – Bray SEA LIFE Aquarium

Zipit Forest Adventures, Dublin & Roscommon – Zipit Forest Adventures

National Transport Museum, Howth, Co,Dublin – The National Transport Museum of Ireland

Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park, Dublin 15 –

Viking Splash Tours – Viking Splash Tours

Tayto Park, Ashbourne, Co. Dublin –

Jumpzone Trampoline Park, Dublin locations –

Westwood – Fit Zone, Dublin locations – Fitzone Kids Fitness Dublin

Pirates Village, Liffey Valley, Dublin – Pirates Adventure Village

Leisureplex, Dublin locations & Cork –

Gymboree Play & Music, Nationwide – Gymboree Play & Music Ireland

Silly Billy Music Classes, Dublin locations –

Imaginosity, Sandyford, Dublin 18 –

Kidzone, Swords, Co. Dublin – KidZone Swords Play and Party Centre

Fun Galaxy, Dublin locations – Fun Galaxy

Dublinia and the Viking World, Dublin 8 –

Eco Adventure Ireland, Various locations – EcoAdventure Ireland


Cinema and Theatres

Gaiety Theatre, Dublin 2 – The Gaiety Theatre – Irish Theatre in Dublin

National Concert Hall, Dublin 2 – The National Concert Hall

The Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire – Pavilion Theatre

The 3 Arena, Dublin 3 – 3Arena

Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin 2 – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Odeon Cinemas, Nationwide – ODEON Cinemas

Cineworld Cinema, Dublin – Cineworld Cinemas

IMC Cinemas, Nationwide – IMC Cinemas

Movies @, Swords & Dundrum – Movies @ Cinemas

Vue Cinema, Dublin – Vue Cinemas in Dublin



Libraries Dublin – Locations & Hours | Dublin City Council


Music Classes

Leeson Park School of Music, Dublin 4 – Leeson Park School of Music

Little Larks Music Classes – Little Larks Music Classes


Children’s swimming lessons

Marian Pool, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 – Marian Swimming Pool

Terenure College, Dublin 6 – Terenure College – Swimming Pool

Templeogue College, Dublin 6 – Templeogue College Swimming Pool

Monkstown Pool, Co. Dublin – Swimming Pool: DLR Leisure Services Monkstown

Swan Leisure, Rathmines, Dublin 6 – Swan Leisure | Swimming

Newpark Sports Centre, Blackrock, Co. Dublin – Childrens Activities – Dublin – Newpark Sports Centre

Glenalbyn Swimming Pool, Stillorgan Co. Dublin – Glenalbyn Swimming Club :

UCD, Belfield, Co. Dublin – UCD Sport & Fitness

Westwood – Swimming Pools, Dublin locations – West Wood Swimming Pools Dublin

ALSAA, Dublin Airport, Co. Dublin – Alsaa Sports Fitness & Social Association – Swim

Enable Ireland, Sandymount, Dublin 4 – Sandymount Swimming Pool Public

Water Babies, Nationwide – Classes : Water Babies

National Aquatic Centre, Dublin 15 – National Aquatic Centre