Easter is nearly upon us. We’re already stocking up on chocolate eggs and worrying how we will entertain our little ones over the Easter break! Book a family trip and enjoy fantastic family accommodation in PREMIER SUITES Sandyford to enjoy a true home from home experience while travelling. Our family-friendly accommodation in Dublin offers more space, facilities and comfort than a traditional hotel stay making travelling with your family, big or small, a breeze. Here are some fun family activities to entertain your whole family during your Easter break to Dublin.
Start your Easter break exploring Phoenix Park, one of the most impressive and largest green spaces in Dublin. You can visit the impressive Farmleigh House, admire the Wellington Monument and visit Aras An Uachtarain–Irelands mini White House where the President of Ireland, his wife and his two dogs live. B ring a picnic and enjoy a family lunch al fresco if the weather is fine. Keep an eye on the Phoenix Park website for information about Easter events.
The park is also home to the fantastic Dublin Zoo, a place treasured by young &old and one of the most popular family attractions in Ireland. Since it opened in 1831, the zoo has played a huge part in Dublin’s history, culture and the conservation of many rare species both native and exotic. The Zoo is home to over 100 animals from around the world, some of which we’d never see wild in Ireland. The grounds are vast and you’ll spend hours exploring and enjoying activities with your family. Visit the playgrounds, a reptile house, a petting farm and so much more.
Technically not in Dublin but a short drive away in County Meath lies one of Ireland’s most exciting attractions. Tayto Park is an amusement park and zoo offering a great day out for children and adults of all ages. Thrill-seekers can enjoy rides not for the faint of heart while the little ones can enjoy smaller, exciting activities. Enjoy the fantastic 5D cinema, rides like Air Race or Endeavour, an extreme climbing wall, a flight school, playgrounds, water fun and so much more. Families can also spend time in the zoo admiring the diverse animal collection which features many conservation dependent species. Visit the squirrel monkeys, Red-bellied tamarins, Geoldi’s monkey and the beautiful birds of prey in the World of Raptors display.
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
Shortlisted for the Children in Museums Award 2017, EPIC is a modern museum situated in Dublin’s Docklands. It tells an unforgettable story of the 10 million Irish people who left their homeland and how they helped to shape the modern world. Listen to moving and unforgettable stories over 20 incredible interactive galleries with touch screens, motion sensor games and audio bringing these fascinating tales to life. Try the interactive sports take, listen to the talking books, learn about the most horrible villains and learn about your Irish ancestors in an experience you or your children won’t forget.
The Easter Festival in Fairy house
A day at the races is fun for all of the family, especially over the Fairy house Easter Festival. The Fairy house Gold Cup is the feature race on Easter Sunday but even that takes a back seat to their exciting family day. The 17th of April promises to be a fantastic day out for all the family with free entertainment for kids allowing parents to relax and enjoy a great day at the races. Easter Sunday also features the Easter Bonnet competition, where your little ones can show their creative sides in a competition for the prettiest bonnet. Best of all kids have free entry for family day! It’s an unforgettable day out for the whole family.
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