Dublin City Centre
Take advantage of your time in Balbriggan and pay a visit to the heart of Ireland's capital city. There is so much to see and do in Dublin, you are guaranteed that there will be something to please absolutely everyone. So whether you are interested in Arts & Culture, Shopping, Theatre or meeting the locals in one of the many pubs in Temple Bar, you are sure to find what you are looking for. There is a regular train and bus service from Balbriggan to the City Centre. Our reception team will be happy to advise you on the most suitable mode of transport for you.
Croke Park Dublin
No visit to Dublin would be complete without visiting the amazing Croke Park Stadium. Croke Park has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over a hundred years. Boasting a capacity for 82,300 people, the stadium is the home of Gaelic Games and the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Attracting visitors from all over Ireland and around the globe, the Croke Park Stadium Tour offers an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at one of the most historic and modern sporting arenas in the world. Tours of the Stadium run throughout the year on a daily basis. The museum's friendly and knowledgeable guiding staff will take you through the fascinating story of a stadium, which began over 100 years ago. The guided tour will bring you through the dressing rooms, corporate levels, the VIP section, media centre, service areas and of course, pitch side.
A little bit closer to home, you will find the charming town of Skerries, home to the Skerries Mills. Skerries Mills is a unique collection of two windmills and a watermill with associated mill pond, mill races, wetlands and is an ideal place to visit on a day trip. Visitors begin their guided tour of the site in the four-storey watermill building; they can try their skills at grinding; observe the waterwheel at work and walk through the corn field to visit one of the windmills. The watermill also houses the Watermill Café, Award Winning Craft Shop and exhibition space which can be accessed independently
Make the most of your shopping trip to the newly opened IKEA Store on the M50 with an overnight hotel stay at the nearby Bracken Court Hotel. Following your trip to IKEA Dublin, simply take the M1 for less than 10 minutes to Balbriggan (Junction 6). We have ample free secure parking so your bargains will be safe!