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Why not visit Corkagh Park and visit its petting farm, playground and fairy trail. Enjoy a picnic on the beautiful grounds.

Feel free to visit the RUA RED Arts Centre in Tallaght and enjoy theatre, music, literature, visual art and much more.

You can enjoy a beautifully scenic walk through Massey’s Estate and then walk up to the Hellfire Club and enjoy a nice picnic.

Visit Saint Enda’s (Pearce) Museum to see fifty acres of beautiful parkland and learn about the extensive history behind it.

Great Half Day Ideas (2-4 hours)

Why not work up an appetite and take a walk through the beautiful Cruagh Woods and then take a trip to the nearby Merry Ploughboy Pub for some homely food.

If you are interested in history and you want to get the kids out and about, visit Rathfarnham Castle in the morning, the kids will love the playground. Grab a quick bit to eat in the Rathfarnham Castle Cafe. Then visit Saint Enda’s (Pearse) Museum absolutely free and St. Enda’s Park on the grounds for the kids to burn off that extra energy.

If you are in the mood to hike up a small mountain with plenty of history and beautiful views of Dublin then the Hellfire Club is the place to be. Take in the beautiful views, the wildlife and the history. Then why not go next door to the Timbertrove Café for lunch or for some snacks.

Take to the treetops and visit Zipit for a fun filled thrilling experience and once you have run out of adrenalin you can visit the Merry Ploughboy Pub for some homely food.

If you are feeling like great outdoor fun with your friends or a work day out, why not visit Rugby-Golf Dublin very close to Bohernabreena Reservoir in the Dublin Mountains. Then get a bite to eat in The Old Mill Bar just two minutes down the road.

Visit Corkagh Park for some sporty family fun and its petting farm. Then treat yourselves in the Honeycomb Bakery & Café just up the road.

Visit Coolmine Equestrian Centre at the footstep of the Dublin Mountains and take your horse up the Dublin Mountains Forest Trail.

Try your hand at some indoor rock climbing at The Dublin Climbing Centre in Tallaght, then shoot next door to The Square Tallaght for some retail therapy after your climbing experience.

Experience rafting in Lucan with rafting.ie on the River Liffey, then relax and dry off in the Palmerstown Inn for some nice warm food.

For a great day out for the kids and adults take a family trip to Fort Lucan, a gigantic Adventureland full of activities. Then keep the family well fed with a trip to Lucan Village just down the road!

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Take the family for a fun day out swimming in one of our many Leisure Centres such as Tallaght Leisure Centre, Lucan Sports & Leisure Centre or Clondalkin Leisure Centre.

Bring the family on an adventure through the Chocolate Warehouse wonderland on the Greenhills Road in Walkinstown. Then take the kids down to Tymon Park to run off the sugar buzz!

Why not pack a picnic and take the family on a day trip to one of our many beautiful parks where the kids can run free, use the playgrounds and play sports.

Rainy Day Fun

Try your hand at some indoor rock climbing at The Dublin Climbing Centre in Tallaght, get some food in The Square Tallaght and then go see the latest movies in IMC Tallaght.

If the weather is not the best, take the kids to Tallaght Adventure World or Leisureplex Tallaght for bowling and Quasar Laser Tag.

Take the family for a fun day out swimming in one of our many Leisure Centres such as Tallaght Leisure Centre, Lucan Sports & Leisure Centre or Clondalkin Leisure Centre.

Take a trip to Rua Red and the Civic Theatre for some theatre, dance, music or some e-learning.

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