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Marlay Park

Sept 9am to 8pm, Oct 9am to 6pm, Nov to Jan 9am to 5m, Feb to March 9am to 6pm, April 9am to 9pm, May to August 9am to 10pm
Marlay Park, Rathfarnham
Free Admission

Attraction Description

This picturesque location in Rathfarnham, overlooked by the historic 18th Century Marlay House and within the grounds of the 247 acre park is home to a playground, a par-3 golf course, a model railway, running and walking trails and various sports facilities including tennis courts, football pitches and a cricket ground.


Parking- Toilets - Playgrounds - Coffee Shop - Extensive walking paths - Farmers' Market (Every Saturday and Sunday) - Concert Venue (outdoor summer concerts) - Chamber Music Venue (in Marlay House) - Ice Cream Vendor- Cycle Paths & Woodland Trails including  The Wicklow Way

Miniature Railway (Saturdays in summer):

The Miniature Railway operates on Saturday afternoons, (weather permitting), from 2.30pm to 5.00pm from May to September and is operated by The Dublin Society of Model & Experimental Engineers Ltd (DSMEE). The Miniature Railway carries passengers around a track in the centre of the park (behind the bell tower).

Website of The Dublin Society of Model & Experimental Engineers Ltd (DSMEE)

5 G.A.A pitches - 6 Soccer pitches - Full size soccer all weather pitch - Tennis Courts - Cricket ground - Dressing rooms- Golf - 9 hole Par 3 (Marlay Golf Course:

Also, why not stop at The Wicklow Way Café…

Now open at the Golf Pavilion, College Road entrance to Marlay Park.

Open every day from 9 am to 5 pm.

Serving cooked breakfast, salads, light snacks, full lunches as well as delicious desserts.

With panoramic views of Marlay Park the cafe offers the perfect setting for a relaxing cup of our freshly ground coffee and the very best food freshly prepared daily by our chefs.

Or try Boland's Café….

Call in and enjoy our freshly ground coffee, homemade soups, sandwiches and a range of locally produced pastries and cakes in our family friendly café.

Located 20 metres behind Marlay House and the entry point to the very beautiful Regency Walled Gardens.

Open 7 days a week 9.30am to 5pm.

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