Bring the whole family to the Lucan Spa Hotel and enjoy not only a great place to stay, but the many family activities within the local area. We've selected some of our favourite family attractions in the area to help make the most of your Dublin family break at Lucan Spa Hotel.
1. Fort Lucan
Fort Lucan is Ireland’s best outdoor adventure centre. Located only 2 minutes from the hotel, Fort Lucan is suitable for children from 2-14. Allow the little ones to fully explore high towers, slides, high walkways, enjoy the thrills of two large waterslides or practice their driving skills on two go-kart tracks. For more details on Fort Lucan, visit their website here.
Aquazone at the National Aquatic Centre provides one of the most original family waterparks in Europe. A wave of fabulous features awaits the whole family, from the Flowrider and Master Blaster to the Pirate Ship and the variety of waterfalls and cascades. Visit AquaZone’s website here to find out more.
3. Dublin Zoo
Kick start your holiday in Dublin with a visit to Dublin Zoo. Located in the vast grounds of The Phoenix Park and only 15 minutes from the hotel, Dublin Zoo is home to many cute and cuddly friends guaranteed to put a smile on your little ones. Spot the giraffes, zebras, hippos, lions, elephants in The African Planes, or get up close and personal with the donkeys, goats and ducks in the City Farm. With too many highlights to mention, Dublin Zoo is bound to keep all little (and big!!) visitors captivated! Dublin Zoo is open all year round.
The Lucan Spa Hotel now offers fantastic family packages for one- and two-night stays plus family passes to Dublin Zoo. Click here for more details.
4. Jump Zone Liffey Valley
Jump Zone at Liffey Valley is the perfect place to keep the little ones entertained in a fun and healthy way. Jump Zone features an indoor arena filled with trampolines, climbing frames, foam pits and lots more. Suitable for kids of all ages.
5. Kylemore Go Karting
Kylemore Go Karting has offers a fun and adrenaline-filled experience for all the family. With 3 in-door tracks available, Kylemore is guaranteed fun for the whole family. All equipment is provided and junior karts are available for the little ones.
6. Tayto Park
Tayto Park is Ireland's largest theme park located just outside Ashbourne in Co. Meath. The park features a huge variety of things to do, see and experience. Some of the featured attractions include "Dinosaurs Alive", Fossett's Circus Show, a Vortex Tunnel and the thrilling rollercoaster "Cú Chulainn". The park also has a real-life zoo - featuring tigers, monkeys, leopards and lions.
7. Leixlip Castle
Leixlip Castle is located only 5 minutes from Lucan Spa Hotel and has an amazing history. Built from the 12th century, the castle offers a tour of some of the castle rooms featuring an 18th century Doll's House and many pieces of antique furniture, tapestries, paintings and drawings. The grounds of the castle also offer an area for a leisure walk, perfect for a dry warm day.