Top 10 ‘Must See’ Attractions

We have lots of great suggestions for your trip to Dublin whether you want to shop, sightsee or just relax and enjoy the atmosphere… there’s something for everyone!

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Newbridge House and Farm

Newbridge House and Farm

Elegant Georgian house with an 18th-century working farm, plus an adventure playground and tearoom.

Newbridge House and Farm is multi faceted and ever changing.  From the gently undulating wild flower meadows of the Park to the stately grandeur of the Georgian Mansion, Newbridge Demesne truely is an experience for all ages and in all seasons.  Families adore the 18th century working Farm and state of the art Adventure Playground, rounding off their visit with homemade treats in the Courtyard Tearooms.  Enter the Farm via its 18th century cobbled courtyard and visit a vast array of animals ranging from the Shetland and Connemara ponies of the paddock, to the piglets, goats and baby chicks of the farmyard.

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Ardgillan Castle

Ardgillan Castle

Go cultural in our capital. Ardgillan Castle is a country house in Balbriggan, Fingal, Ireland. It is set in the 200-acre Ardgillan Demesne. Featuring castellated embellishments, the building overlooks Barnageera Beach, the Irish Sea and Balbriggan.

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3
Chester Beatty Library

Chester Beatty Library

With free admission and described by the Lonely Planet as not just the best museum in Dublin, but one of the best in Europe, the Chester Beatty Library is a must-see on any Dublin visitor’s itinerary.  As the only museum in Ireland to win ‘European Museum of the Year’ and rated consistently in the top 5 of TripAdvisor’s list of ‘Top things to do in Dublin’, the library’s rich collections from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe open a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world.

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4
Malahide Castle and Gardens

Malahide Castle and Gardens

The  castle and gardens is one of the highlights to any visit to Dublin. Located by the seaside village of Malahide, the castle is steeped in history, playing a central role in Medieval Irish history.

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5
The Hugh Lane Gallery

The Hugh Lane Gallery

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is a public gallery of modern and contemporary art. A registered charity, it is part of Dublin City Council. The gallery’s original collection of modern art was presented by Sir Hugh Lane in 1908 and, in the ethos of its founder the gallery continues to collect and exhibit modern and contemporary art. The role of the gallery is to protect and care for its collections and enhance public participation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts by way of exhibition, publications, temporary exhibitions and education projects. As Dublin’s city gallery The Hugh Lane has a responsibility to give value added to the cultural life of city.
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Dublin City Hall

Dublin City Hall

The City Hall, Dublin, originally the Royal Exchange, is a civic building in Dublin, Ireland. It was built between 1769 and 1779 to the designs of architect Thomas Cooley and is a notable example of 18th-century architecture in the city.
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7
Skerries Mills

Skerries Mills

Skerries Mills is a unique collection of two windmills and a watermill with associated mill pond, mill races, wetlands and is an ideal place to visit on a day trip.

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