Located in the heart of St James Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse is just a 14 minute drive from the hotel. The Guinness Storehouse offers an interactive tour that takes visitors through the story of how Guinness is made as well as the history of the brand. The storehouse is very interactive and also shows how Guinness advertises their products. Guests can also learn how to pull their own pint or join in the Taste experience which allows guests taste many of the different types of Guinness. It is a must see tourist attraction while on your visit to Dublin!
Corkagh Park is one of Dublin’s Secret Gems and is located near the Naas road stretching towards Clondalkin. Opened to the public in 1986, it consists of 120 hectares and was formerly part of Corkagh Demesne. There are many amenities in the park including a playground, pet farm, fisheries, basketball facilities and cycle tracks. The park is very popular with locals and is well worth a trip if you are enjoying a family break at Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross.
Fort Lucan is Dublin’s biggest and best outdoor adventure centre. It is a fully supervised adventure playground, where they’re main aim is to provide a fun day out for the whole family. (Recommended age for kids 2-14 years old).
At Fort Lucan, Kids create their own adventures as they discover secret slides, climb 40 foot towers and high walkways before zipping across the aerial runways. There is also 2 massive waterslides, crazy golf and go – karting for the kids.
And for the under 5’s, there is a mini fort Lucan where the little ones can play, climb and dig. It is complete with aerial runways, baby Go- Karts, sand pit and much more. Fort Lucan is currently closed for the winter but will re-open for the Easter Holidays, just in time for a spring family break.
Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is located just a 13.6km (15 minute) drive away from Fort Lucan making it an ideal place to stay while visiting the adventure playground.
With so many great things to do in close proximity to the hotel, it is the perfect place for a fun getaway for families or couples!