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Things To Do in Dublin

at Number 31

There are plenty of things to do in Dublin while enjoying your stay with us here at Number 31.
Our luxury townhouse is the perfect base to enjoy a break in Dublin and enjoy the many attractions and famous city sights.

Dublin boasts a vibrant theatre and entertainment scene and a host of traditional Irish pubs not to mention great shopping.
Dublin City is the birthplace of Oscar Wilde, W B Yeats and Maeve Binchy and ranks among the top tourist destinations in Europe. Dublin offers visitors a variety of heritage attractions to explore from museums, historic buildings, libraries,
churches, jails and galleries to the iconic parks and gardens. 

Dublin is famed for its unforgettable nights out in the city, with a wonderful selection of restaurants nearby serving Irish,
European and world cuisine to the famous pubs varying from traditional to modern,
when you stay at Number 31 it’s all on your doorstep.

Dublin City and surrounding areas offers plenty of exciting events, festivals & concerts throughout the year
with something to suit all ages and tastes. For more information on things to do in Dublin
just ask at reception and we’d be happy to help.

 

SHOPPING IN DUBLIN

Dublin is a shopper’s paradise with so much choice on offer. Explore the many shopping opportunities Dublin offers, all easily accessible from Number 31. Find out more here.


GUINNESS STOREHOUSE

Visit one of Dublin's premier tourist attractions during your stay. Guinness Storehouse is Ireland’s most popular tourist attraction, located in the heart of the legendary St. James's Gate Brewery. Find out more here.


THE BOOK OF KELLS

Trinity College houses the infamous Book of Kells and a stunning Old Library, a must see when visiting Dublin. The Book of Kells is Ireland’s greatest cultural treasure. Find out more here.


KILMAINHAM GAOL

Kilmainham Gaol is a former prison in Dublin city. It is now a museum and one of the top tourist attractions. Find out more here.


WHISKEY DISTILLERIES

Dublin has come alive with the additions of some amazing distilleries, some new to the city, some returning after a bit of a break. The Teeling Whiskey Distillery is Dublin’s newest destination for whiskey fans and for anyone with an interest in Dublin’s long association with Irish Whiskey. Another addition to the landscape is Pearse Lyons Distillery at St. James. Family history, a personal passion for brewing and distilling, and an entrepreneurial spirit has inspired the restoration of St. James’ Church. And for the traditional Jameson lover, the Jameson Distillery Tour can be found on Bow Street where each guests will learn what makes this one of Ireland's favourite whiskeys.


DUBLIN CASTLE

Dublin Castle is at the historic heart of the city. Erected in the early 13th century, Dublin Castle served for centuries as the headquarters of British government. Now a popular tourist attraction. The gardens on the South side of the Chapel Royal show the history of the Castle from the outside. They are very popular with visitors and locals. You’ll find unique sculptures and a garden that displays all four seasons. Find out more here.


DUBLIN BIKES - CANAL WALK

Dublin Bikes have over a 100 locations throughout the city with over 1000 bikes on the go. All details are on the Dublin Bikes website or download the free app. 

Take a lovely ride alongside the Grand Canal on the Southside of Dublin. From Leeson Street Bridge to Grand Canal Dock is approximately a 15 minute cycle along the scenic Grand Canal.


POOLBEG LIGHTHOUSE

Poolbeg Lighthouse is on the Great South Wall (the South Bull Wall). The wall is three miles long and at the time was the world’s longest sea wall. The gorgeous coastal winds will blow your socks off, so make sure to wrap up. The stunning red tower is visible from the middle of Dublin Bay. Once at the Lighthouse you’ll have a gorgeous view of the bay and the city.


ST STEPHEN'S GREEN

The park provides an oasis of green calm in the middle of a bustling city. There are a large number of important sculptural monuments to Irish history within the gates of the park. 

Many species of birds and plants also call the park their home. It is a tradition to feed the ducks here, as a result of a ceasefire during the Irish Revolution. Both the Irish Republican revolutionaries and the British Army called a ceasefire so the greenskeeper could go in and feed the prized ducks which lived in the pond. 

Public facilities at St Stephen’s Green Park include a playground and a garden for the visually impaired. 


PHOENIX PARK 

Phoenix Park is one of the largest urban parks in a European capital and is an easy walk from the city centre. There have been a group of fallow deer here in the park since the 17th century.

Take a few hours and wander off into the depths of the park and see if you can find them. Spotting deer in the park is one of the best things to do in Dublin. 

Keep in mind that the park is huge (707 hectares/1,750 acres), and even though there are around 500 deer living here, finding them can be difficult.

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