Best parks in Dublin

Check out the top parks in Dublin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Herbert Park
1. Herbert Park
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18 local reviews
Herbert Park, Dublin
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Philip & Fíona
Herbert Park is thirty-two acres in size and is in two halves, divided by a road, also called Herbert Park. A …
Daniel
One of Dublin's classic public parks, beautifully maintained with walks, water features, tennis courts. Be sur…
David
Really beautiful park that is 10 minute walk from the house. Has a Really good Kids Playground, tennis courts,…
1. Herbert Park
1. Herbert Park
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18 local reviews
Herbert Park, Dublin
Philip & Fíona
Philip & Fíona
Herbert Park is thirty-two acres in size and is in two halves, divided by a road, also called Herbert Park. A full circuit of the park's per…
Daniel
Daniel
One of Dublin's classic public parks, beautifully maintained with walks, water features, tennis courts. Be sure to try the newly opened Loll…
David
David
Really beautiful park that is 10 minute walk from the house. Has a Really good Kids Playground, tennis courts, pond area with ducks and love…
2. Irish National War Memorial Gardens
2. Irish National War Memorial Gardens
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16 local reviews
Irish National War Memorial Gardens
Closed · Opens Wed 8:00 AM
(01) 677 0236
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Alice And Radek
Enjoy panoramic south facing views across to this wonderful park from our balcony. It has rose gardens, rowers…
Conor
Often overlooked in favour of the nearby Phoenix park, this is a beautiful riverside park featuring a classica…
Dee
One of Dublin's hidden treasures. Usually very quiet as this is not the best-known park. Beautiful, formal gar…
2. Irish National War Memorial Gardens
2. Irish National War Memorial Gardens
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16 local reviews
Irish National War Memorial Gardens
Closed · Opens Wed 8:00 AM
(01) 677 0236
Alice And Radek
Alice And Radek
Enjoy panoramic south facing views across to this wonderful park from our balcony. It has rose gardens, rowers, memorials&a beautiful river …
Conor
Conor
Often overlooked in favour of the nearby Phoenix park, this is a beautiful riverside park featuring a classical Garden of Remembrance memori…
Dee
Dee
One of Dublin's hidden treasures. Usually very quiet as this is not the best-known park. Beautiful, formal gardens, as well as river frontag…
3. Russborough
3. Russborough
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9 local reviews
Russborough
Closed · Opens Wed 10:00 AM
(045) 865 239
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Diane
An 18th century Palladian architectural masterpiece with fine art collections and beautiful parklands. There i…
Heather
Superb palladian house and parkland, well worth a visit
Brendan
Beautiful historic house, great play-park for kids, lovely walks around the grounds including a fairy garden, …
3. Russborough
3. Russborough
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9 local reviews
Russborough
Closed · Opens Wed 10:00 AM
(045) 865 239
Diane
Diane
An 18th century Palladian architectural masterpiece with fine art collections and beautiful parklands. There is so much to see and do, visit…
Heather
Heather
Superb palladian house and parkland, well worth a visit
Brendan
Brendan
Beautiful historic house, great play-park for kids, lovely walks around the grounds including a fairy garden, cafe and artists residences.
4. Croke Park
4. Croke Park
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48 local reviews
Jones' Rd, Drumcondra
+353 1 819 2300
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Paul
A stadium tour at Croke Park is excellent, you can also do the skyline tour which offers some of the best view…
Brian & Gillian
Croke Park is home to the GAA, Ireland's traditional sports. From March until September there are both Hurling…
Enda
The GAA Museum in the grounds of Croke Park exhibits the significant contribution the GAA has made - and conti…
4. Croke Park
4. Croke Park
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48 local reviews
Jones' Rd, Drumcondra
+353 1 819 2300
Paul
Paul
A stadium tour at Croke Park is excellent, you can also do the skyline tour which offers some of the best view in the city. Croke park is th…
Brian & Gillian
Brian & Gillian
Croke Park is home to the GAA, Ireland's traditional sports. From March until September there are both Hurling and Gaelic football matches o…
Enda
Enda
The GAA Museum in the grounds of Croke Park exhibits the significant contribution the GAA has made - and continues to make - to Ireland’s cu…
5. St Patrick's Cathedral
5. St Patrick's Cathedral
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73 local reviews
St Patrick's Close, Dublin
Closed · Opens Wed 9:00 AM
+353 1 453 9472
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Lex
Surrounded by a beautiful park, this functioning, Anglican, Church of Ireland place of worship was founded in …
Conor
"Ireland's largest church is St Patrick's Cathedral, built between 1191 and 1270 on the site of an earlier chu…
Damien
A must see, which is central to Ireland's Anglo Irish history, where Dean Swift served as dean in the first ha…
5. St Patrick's Cathedral
5. St Patrick's Cathedral
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73 local reviews
St Patrick's Close, Dublin
Closed · Opens Wed 9:00 AM
+353 1 453 9472
Lex
Lex
Surrounded by a beautiful park, this functioning, Anglican, Church of Ireland place of worship was founded in 1213. Open to the public. Dona…
Conor
Conor
"Ireland's largest church is St Patrick's Cathedral, built between 1191 and 1270 on the site of an earlier church that had stood here since …
Damien
Damien
A must see, which is central to Ireland's Anglo Irish history, where Dean Swift served as dean in the first half of the eighteenth century. …
6. Dublin Zoo
6. Dublin Zoo
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47 local reviews
Dublin Zoo, Dublin
Closed · Opens Wed 9:30 AM
+353 1 474 8900
ZooPoint of interestEstablishment
Alice And Radek
If you like fun and animals this historic zoo is a mere ten minute walk across the Phoenix Park from our home…
Brian & Ronson
The zoo is large and filled with interesting animals. It is located in the phoenix park so great to see while …
Debbie
As one of the world’s oldest, yet popular zoos, the 28 hectare park in the heart of Dublin is home to some 400…
6. Dublin Zoo
6. Dublin Zoo
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47 local reviews
Dublin Zoo, Dublin
Closed · Opens Wed 9:30 AM
+353 1 474 8900
Alice And Radek
Alice And Radek
If you like fun and animals this historic zoo is a mere ten minute walk across the Phoenix Park from our home. We go there lots and love the…
Brian & Ronson
Brian & Ronson
The zoo is large and filled with interesting animals. It is located in the phoenix park so great to see while you are walking around
Debbie
Debbie
As one of the world’s oldest, yet popular zoos, the 28 hectare park in the heart of Dublin is home to some 400 animals in safe environment w…
7. Grafton Street
7. Grafton Street
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79 local reviews
Grafton Street, Dublin
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Stefi And Laurent
Central street on the south part of Dublin to go shopping. There are also nice cafés and restaurants around. S…
Sonja
Great for shopping which is the street leading to St Stephens Green Park. Its on the South side of the Liffey…
Paula
Grafton Street and its nearby areas are considered Dublin's high street. There is a wealth of unique and affor…
7. Grafton Street
7. Grafton Street
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79 local reviews
Grafton Street, Dublin
Stefi And Laurent
Stefi And Laurent
Central street on the south part of Dublin to go shopping. There are also nice cafés and restaurants around. Street musicians and nice atmos…
Sonja
Sonja
Great for shopping which is the street leading to St Stephens Green Park. Its on the South side of the Liffey. Upmarket store Brown Thomas…
Paula
Paula
Grafton Street and its nearby areas are considered Dublin's high street. There is a wealth of unique and affordable shops in this area along…
8. Irish Museum of Modern Art
8. Irish Museum of Modern Art
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88 local reviews
Military Rd, Kilmainham
Closed · Opens Wed 11:30 AM
+353 1 612 9900
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Rory
Housed in the former Royal Hospital, Kilmainham and surrounded by lovely 17th century gardens and parkland, th…
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Gallery & park located about 10 minutes walk from our house. We love the bright, open space. Gallery exhibits …
Suri
Not always brilliant but worth a gander in case you find a gem, go here on the way to Phoenix Park to rent you…
8. Irish Museum of Modern Art
8. Irish Museum of Modern Art
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88 local reviews
Military Rd, Kilmainham
Closed · Opens Wed 11:30 AM
+353 1 612 9900
Rory
Rory
Housed in the former Royal Hospital, Kilmainham and surrounded by lovely 17th century gardens and parkland, the Irish Museum of Modern Art i…
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Gallery & park located about 10 minutes walk from our house. We love the bright, open space. Gallery exhibits are free!
Suri
Suri
Not always brilliant but worth a gander in case you find a gem, go here on the way to Phoenix Park to rent your bike and cycle around!
9. Phoenix Park
9. Phoenix Park
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244 local reviews
Phoenix Park, Dublin
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Joan
I believe this is the biggest enclosed park in any European city. It has dozens of sports clubs and pitches - …
Susan
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed …
Leandro
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed a…
9. Phoenix Park
9. Phoenix Park
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244 local reviews
Phoenix Park, Dublin
Joan
Joan
I believe this is the biggest enclosed park in any European city. It has dozens of sports clubs and pitches - soccer, rugby, GAA, cricket, p…
Susan
Susan
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed as a royal hunting Park in the…
Leandro
Leandro
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed as a royal hunting Park in the …
10. Iveagh Gardens
10. Iveagh Gardens
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39 local reviews
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MyHolistay
A beautiful park that is as close to empty as you can get for a capital city. Even people who live here don't …
Tina
Lovely little city-centre park, less overrun than St. Stephen's Green right next to it. Grab picnic ingredient…
Sean Og
Cute little hidden gem of a park located just off Harcourt Street where you can relax and enjoy a quiet (hopef…
10. Iveagh Gardens
10. Iveagh Gardens
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39 local reviews
MyHolistay
MyHolistay
A beautiful park that is as close to empty as you can get for a capital city. Even people who live here don't know about it. A really nice s…
Tina
Tina
Lovely little city-centre park, less overrun than St. Stephen's Green right next to it. Grab picnic ingredients and make the most of a sunny…
Sean Og
Sean Og
Cute little hidden gem of a park located just off Harcourt Street where you can relax and enjoy a quiet (hopefully) sunny afternoon. During …
11. The Peoples Park
11. The Peoples Park
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4 local reviews
Park Rd, Dublin
Establishment
Norman
Fantastic Victorian park with playground, butterfly garden, boules, fountains, sea views and tea rooms with ex…
Myra
You can grab a coffee at The Tea Rooms in the park, or go jogging along The Metals (DART/train path) at the se…
Lex
Victorian era park with an extensive food market on Sundays only. Stop off at Sandycove & Glasthule DART stati…
11. The Peoples Park
11. The Peoples Park
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4 local reviews
Park Rd, Dublin
Norman
Norman
Fantastic Victorian park with playground, butterfly garden, boules, fountains, sea views and tea rooms with excellent restaurant
Myra
Myra
You can grab a coffee at The Tea Rooms in the park, or go jogging along The Metals (DART/train path) at the sea end of the park.
Lex
Lex
Victorian era park with an extensive food market on Sundays only. Stop off at Sandycove & Glasthule DART station on the way to Dalkey.
12. Castletown House
12. Castletown House
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10 local reviews
Main St, Celbridge
Closed · Opens Wed 10:00 AM
(01) 628 8252
Establishment
Niamh
Right in the heart of Celbridge - a beautiful walk along the unspoilt banks of the River Liffey, stumbling acr…
Susanne
It's located in a gorgeous little park
Dee
Castletown House is the largest and most significant Palladian style country house in Ireland. The house is se…
12. Castletown House
12. Castletown House
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10 local reviews
Main St, Celbridge
Closed · Opens Wed 10:00 AM
(01) 628 8252
Niamh
Niamh
Right in the heart of Celbridge - a beautiful walk along the unspoilt banks of the River Liffey, stumbling across magnificent views of the P…
Susanne
Susanne
It's located in a gorgeous little park
Dee
Dee
Castletown House is the largest and most significant Palladian style country house in Ireland. The house is set amongst beautiful 18th centu…