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[title size=”2″]Outdoor Visitor Attractions in Dublin[/title]

Despite not having the best weather in the world, there are a wide range of outdoor tourist attractions on offer in Dublin.

With so many museums and cultural attractions on offer, it will only be a matter of time before you need some fresh air. Dublin has a wide range of well signposted and maintained hill walking opportunities located around Dublin Bay and in the Wicklow Mountains, and with a wide selection of golf courses, parks and gardens on offer. However, remember when packing for Dublin be sure to pack for all weather conditions. Top of most people’s lists when it comes to outdoor attractions is Howth, with a number of walks ranging from the easy to the more difficult, a range of restaurants and excellent railway connectivity from the city centre it is easy to understand why. Next on most people’s lists is Dublin Zoo which is the second oldest zoo in the world and is enjoying renewed popularity after substantial renovations. If you are looking for something a bit more relaxed, Malahide Castle is worth visiting. Tours of the castle are open to the public, while the surrounding gardens, play areas and restaurants will keep the entire family occupied for hours.

Dublin Zoo
Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s second most popular tourist destination, and for good reason. The zoo is advertised as a place for the entire family to learn more about the animal kingdom, especially those that are endangered. The zoo is split up into different regions from all over the world where in natural habitats have been recreated. For more information about Dublin Zoo, click here.

Botanical Gardens
Located in the suburb of Glasnevin, the Botanical Gardens originated during the Victorian era, and today still uses the original and beautiful Victorian greenhouses. There are over 15,000 plant varieties kept at the Botanical Gardens while habitats from across the globe have been recreated. For more information about The Botanic Gardens click here.