Established in 1705 by the Royal Dublin Society. There are four ranges of glasshouses, newly restored Great Palm Hourse, Notable features include herbaceous borders, rose garden, rockery, alpine yard, vegetable garden, arboretum, extensive shrub collections and wall plan
Dublin Castle Tour
In the IX th century the Vikings built a hill fort on the site of the current castle and this was replaced with a Norman castle in 1204 on the orders of King John. The Castle was badly damaged by fire in 1684. After the XVII th century the castle was a palace for the Viceroys of Ireland and English Kings and Queens until the end of British rule in Ireland in 1922.
Known as ‘The Garden of Ireland’, the tour will take the scenic route out of Dublin, passing through the Wicklow Gap and Blessington Lakes to lovely Glendalough and the pretty village of Avoca.
Trinity College Tour
Trinity College was founded by Henry VIII in 1546 as part of the University of Cambridge. Since then Trinity has flourished and grown, and is now a home to around 600 undergraduates, 300 graduates, and over 160 Fellows.
It is a former prison, which is now a museum. One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland’s emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. Attractions include a major exhibition detailing the political and penal history of the prison and its restoration. The tour of the prison includes an audio-visual show.
Set on 250 acres of park land in the pretty seaside town of Malahide, was both a fortress and a private home for nearly. A visit to Malahide Castle is so much more than just a tour, it is an engaging and truly memorable experience and is guaranteed to be the highlight of your visit to Dublin.