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Family Activities

Family Activities

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Family Activities

Dublin is a hub of entertainment for all family members.

Here are some suggestions from the Mespil Hotel on a few family fun things to do while you and your family are with us in Dublin.

Dublin Zoo
Dublin Zoo is one of Ireland's top visitor attractions and is located in the Phoenix Park, Dublin 8.

It’s a place to learn about wild animals, especially those which are endangered, it’s a fun-filled day for the whole family.

As one of the world’s oldest, yet popular zoos, the 28 hectare park in the heart of Dublin is home to some 400 animals in safe environment where education and conservation combine for an exciting and unforgettable experience.

Bus No 46a will take you and your family from Leeson Street, located 3-5 walk from the Mespil Hotel to Dublin Zoo.

At the Front Desk we sell Family Tickets for a family of 2 adults + 2 children (under 16) and for a family of 2 adults + 3 children (under 16) at a discounted price and by buying your ticket from us you will be able to skip the ticket queue at the zoo.

Dublinia & The Viking World
Dublinia & The Viking World is a heritage centre, located in central Dublin next to Christchurch, at the heart of the medieval city. At Dublinia there are Viking artefacts and you can learn about the way of life in Dublin over a thousand years ago. Located just next to Dublinia is Christchurch and it’s worth a visit for its immensely stunning architecture.

Imaginosity, Dublin Children's Museum

Imaginosity is a unique child centred creative space for children up to 9 years of age. Located in Sandyford, the numerous exhibits are educationally designed to inspire life-long learning through play, celebrating children's imaginations on the journey from curiosity to discovery. Facilities include a café, gift shop and lockers, with the museum being fully accessible. 

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The Mespil Hotel is just a short walk from Grafton Street and St Stephen’s Green –a shoppers haven.

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Viking Splash

Viking Splash Tours is a unique experience on land and water, taking in the sights of Dublin during a fun-filled and engaging guided city tour. This is an alternative to the standard Hop on & hop off tour.
The Viking Splash Tour operates on a schedule; so all tours must be pre-booked. The first tour starts at 10am and the final tour departing at 5:30pm. Contact the front desk for assistance in making your arrangements.


Dublin Sightseeing

See all of Dublin's tourist sights by going on the Dublin Tour Hop On - Hop Off Bus.
The Hop-on-Hop-off bus visit all the main Dublin attractions, the tour guides will show you the city as only a Dublin native can.
The 24-hour ticket allows you to hop on & off as often as you wish and you can join a tour from outside the hotel, please check with the Front Desk for pick up times. The Hop-on-Hop-off bus that picks up outside the Mespil Hotel is Dublin Bus Tours.

 

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