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Butlers Chocolate Experience

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Ever wondered what really goes on behind the doors of a working chocolate factory? Would you like to discover where Butlers chocolate comes from and how it is made? Then Butlers Chocolate Experience is for you.

Canal Boat Restaurant

Canal Boat Restaurant
Why not Experience fine dining in style whilst cruising the Grand Canal on the Canal Boat Restaurant.

Day Tours

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Explore the Beauty of Ireland and treat yourself to one of these popular day tours.

Dublin Markets

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Not only does Dublin have great shops to offer but there are also markets that can be found all over the city.

Dublin Road Train Tour

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Want to make your next trip to Dublin a little more exciting or want to try out something new?? Then you should avail of this tour!!

Etihad Skyline - Croke Park Stadium Rooftop Tour

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Enjoy some of the best views of Dublin from the rooftop of Croke Park Stadium. Visitors will be led by an experienced tour guide up to a walkway which is 44 metres above ground level following the roofline of the Croke Park Stadium. There you can take in breath taking views of Dublin City framed by the Dublin Mountains. Stopping at five different viewing platforms each with a different vista, your audio guide will include information along with historical facts and some amusing anecdotes on some of Dublin’s most famous landmarks including “The Spire”, Aviva Stadium, Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol.

Fishing

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Fishing is a very popular activity for the whole family to enjoy and the coast of Dublin offer some great fishing.

Golf

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There are many outdoor activities to enjoy whilst you are in the Dublin area. Golf is one of them. Want to relax on your holiday with a round or two of Golf , then Dublin is the place to be, it is one of the finest places to play golf in Europe. We have 5 of the top 10 courses in Ireland & 3 of them are only around an hour’s drive from the city centre.

Horse and Carriage Tour of Dublin

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Enjoy the sights of Dublin in style, on a handsomely outfitted Horse Drawn Carriage. Whether it's a romantic ride for two or a relaxing tour of Dublin, the drivers will accommodate you.

Horse Riding

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Dublin’s city parks and surrounding mountains are the perfect place to enjoy views from a different perspective. There are a number of stables around the Dublin area which are all easy to reach by car or bus, with horse riding experiences suitable for all levels. Prices can vary but the prices would average around €30 per hour with stables offering guided trail riding.

Hugh Lane: Art workshop (Kids Club)

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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane has many Children's Workshops and other events for Children

Indoor Karting

Indoor Karting
Kylemore Karting is Dublin’s largest indoor Go-Karting Arena, located just off the Kylemore road on Dublin’s Southside.

Jump Zone

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Jump Zone is a completely unique and cutting edge experience, the first of its kind indoor trampoline park not only in Ireland but in the whole of Europe.

Kayaking and Rafting

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Kayaking and Rafting are popular sports taking place on the River Liffey and give you the opportunity to see Dublin City from a completely different perspective! Kayaking

Lambert Puppet Theatre

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Not a forbidding fortress and definitely not a fairy-tale image - Dublin Castle is the "Irish Stew" of castles, everything thrown in in bits and pieces. The original Viking fortress was expanded, renovated, torn down and rebuilt over the centuries. Today a massive tower and the Royal Chapel look medieval while all administrative buildings are in more modern styles. The defensive character is gone but the beautiful gardens and impressive state rooms make more than up for it.

River Liffey Cruise

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Take a trip down the River Liffey on the all-weather, purpose built vessel, "The Spirit of Docklands". The tour will take you through the heart of Dublin capturing some of City’s best views. The Vessel can accommodate up to 48 passengers, is air conditioned and offers maximum comfort and safety and is wheelchair accessible. Relax and enjoy Dublin’s past, present and take a glimpse of the future of our Beautiful City.

Sea Safari

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See Dublin Port and the River Liffey with a difference. The Sea Safari offers two tours one of Dublin Port and the surrounding area and one of Dublin Bay and the south coast.

Stroll around St Stephens Green

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St Stephens Green is located on the South side of Dublin at 22 acres of land is Dublin’s largest public park. Located in a Georgian square, it was first opened to the public on 27th July 1880.

Tayto Park

Tayto Park
Tayto Park is a "theme park" in County Meath and geared at families with children and is one of the most popular hot spots for entertainment in Ireland. It is just a 25 minute drive from the Castle Hotel.

The Ark

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The Ark introduces children to the wonder and creativity of the arts playing a vital role in raising the standard of culture for children. The Ark was founded on the principle that children, as citizens, have the same cultural rights as adults. The Ark strives to ensure that all children in Ireland have access to high quality cultural experiences, here children aged 2 to 12 explore theatre, music, literature, painting, film and dance. They discover what it means to be an artist from respected professional artists. It is a great way to nurture young imaginations inspiring a lifelong journey through culture.

The Chocolate Warehouse

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The Chocolate Warehouse is a real chocolate wonderland and was set up with one key objective: giving children (and adults) wonderful memories that stay with them for life. This is a unique and special journey through the history and joy of making chocolate

The Dublin Ghost Bus Tour

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The Dublin Ghost Bus Tour is a night-time bus tour through Dublin, taking in several allegedly haunted places, and visiting many of the city's historic sites The tone for the evening is set as soon as you board the Ghost Bus which is a unique attraction itself! Decorated in gothic style with a dark atmosphere and sinister accessories it is not for the squeamish. A live storyteller will take you on a spellbinding trip through Dublin for a night of discomfort and darkness...

The National Aquatic Centre

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If you would like to spend a day out in the swimming pool with your family the National Aquatic Centre would be the place to go. It offers several water slides, pools and other activities.

The National SEA LIFE Centre

The National Sealife Centre
The National SEA LIFE Centre on the Seafront in Bray is a perfect family fun day out. An aquatic Zoo with 30+ displays which are home to over 1,000 creatures.

The Pipers Parlour

Pipers Parlour
At the Piper's Parlour in Dublin city, visitors can hear the story of the uilleann pipes, an iconic sound of Ireland, and have the chance to try this unique instrument.

Tour Dublin on a Segway

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GlideTours are the premier Segway Tour operator in Ireland. They seek to provide a unique tourist experience by offering a “Futuristic Glide through History”. Docklands Tour: The docklands area is one of the nicest area’s to visit in the City Centre, so why not experience a guided tour of old and new architecture on a Segway along the River Liffey, and all the hidden stories behind them, as a special treat hear the stories of the Crimean War and also get to see U2’s Dublin base. This tour is great fun for everyone to enjoy so why not do it in style in an exciting unique way on the latest technology Segway’s. This tour is located just 15 Minutes’ walk away from the Castle Hotel.

Traditional Story Telling Bus

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Climb on board Dublin’s traditional Irish storytelling bus and take a magical journey through Irelands past and listen to the great stories and myth’s told from Irish history.

Victoria's Way

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Victoria’s way is Indian Sculpture Park located in Roundwood Co.Wicklow approx. a 45 minute drive from the Castle Hotel.

Viking Dublin at Dublinia

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Loose yourself in Viking Dublin at this exhibition. Dublinia is an unforgettable experience in a historically important location at the heart of Dublin City where modern and old Dublin meet. There are three exhibitions in Dublinia where you will see Dublin city from a new perspective. These exhibitions based on Dublin allow the visitor to interact with the exhibition itself allowing all ages to engage, learn and share. Come away knowing more about the citizens of Dublin throughout the ages and share in their experiences.

Viking Splash Tour

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The Viking Splash was established in 1999 by an Irish-American couple that saw the possibility of the Viking Splash after they saw something similar in Boston.

Visit Dublin Coastlines

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The North and South Coastlines around Dublin have many beautiful Villages, Seaside towns and fishing areas with fantastic views and scenery just outside the City Centre.